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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, April 22, 2010

Aston adds MonteLago to condo stable

Advertiser Staff and News Services

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The MonteLago Village Resort, now under Aston's umbrella, perches on the south shore of Lake Las Vegas.

Courtesy of Aston Hotels & Resorts

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Honolulu-based Aston Hotels & Resorts has added MonteLago Village Resort near Las Vegas to its growing portfolio of condominium resorts.

The resort, which includes a golf course and spa, is in Henderson on the south shore of Lake Las Vegas, about 17 miles east of the Las Vegas Strip and 25 minutes from McCarran International Airport.

In addition to MonteLago, Aston manages 25 hotels and condominium resorts in Hawai'i, one in Aston Lakeland Village in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., and the Aston Hotels & Resorts Sun Valley, Idaho.


The Hawai'i Island Family Health Center has hired another physician/faculty member as it readies for the start of the first Neighbor Island medical-residency training program in the state.

Dr. Junedale Nishiyama joined Dr. Lucy Bucci at the Hilo center this month to help treat patients and work toward the launch of an accredited family medicine residency program. Under the program, new medical doctors would spend three years training.

The program is a partnership between the Hilo Medical Center and the University of Hawai'i and is part of an effort to solve doctor shortages on the Neighbor Islands.


The closing date for the sale of The Honolulu Advertiser has been pushed back by about two weeks.

Star-Bulletin owner David Black had planned to complete his purchase of the state's largest newspaper Sunday.

In an e-mail to staffers yesterday, Advertiser Publisher Lee Webber said the closing is now expect to come "within a couple of weeks."

"There are still several items that need to be completed," he said.

To make way for his purchase of The Advertiser, Black has listed the Star-Bulletin for sale. The sales effort is still pending and at least two investment groups have submitted bids for the daily newspaper.