2490 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
Phil Sammer has been a member of the Rotary Club of Waikiki since 1992 and served as president from 2000 to 2001. He has served in various capacities in the club including Program Chair and Vocational Chair. At the District level Phil has been Vocational Chair and recently completed the District Leadership Academy.
Phil has been in the hotel industry for over 35 years, getting his start in French Polynesia at Hotel Bora Bora before moving back to Hawai’i and holding various positions in local hotels. He has been the General Manager of the ‘Ilima Hotel in Waikiki since 1984. Phil is a member of two Rotary Fellowships that reflect his interests: Yachting and Flying. He is an active member of the Waikiki Yacht Club and enjoys photographing yacht races as a member of the club Race Committee. He is also very interested in Hawaiian music and has recently begun to learn to play the stand-up bass.