From West Hawaii TodayKona Village Resort -- Rebuild and
ReopenDamage to Kona Village Resort from the March
tsunami reached into the tens of millions of dollars, but CEO
Patrick Fitzgerald is certain the iconic hotel will open again.
Fitzgerald said he does not yet have a timeline for the resort
to reopen; the earliest he could foresee that happening is sometime
in 2013. Before that can happen, resort officials must finish
assessing the damage with their insurance provider and review what
infrastructure upgrades are mandated by county code changes in the
decades since the property was developed. Click here for the full story.