As the Director of Public Relations for the Four Seasons Hualalai and Bora Bora, Brad Packer splits his time jetting between his West Hollywood base, the Big Island of Hawaii, and Bora Bora for work among other places for pleasure. Packer’s passion is all things travel. And, considering Hawaii as his second home, he’s an expert on the best the islands have to offer. Check out Brad Packers insider scoop to the secret gems found here in Hawaii.
Where were you born ?
Los Angeles, CA. Also lived in Las Vegas, South Beach, Honolulu and now back in L.A. for two years.
How long in Hawaii:
Lived in Honolulu for 2.5 years. Back and forth for work for 4.5 years.
Lived in Waikiki, worked/work on Lana`i and the Big Island.
Director of Public Relations, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts (Hualalai and Bora Bora)
Best Ethnic Food:
Keo’s Thai Cuisine
Best place for late night dining:
Side Street Inn
Butterscotch Macadamia Nut Pie at Mariposa at Neiman Marcus
Best place for a romantic date:
Best Sunday brunch:
Orchids at Halekulani
Rumfire at the Sheraton Waikiki
All-around favorite spot in Hawaii:
House Without a Key at Halekulani for sundowner mai tai’s.
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Favorite Cultural Event:
First Friday in China Town
Best Aspect of Hawaii:
Laid back people and nice easy pace of life – great for balance.
Diamond Head Market
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
Diamond Head crater