The caliber of the staff and instructors at EDIT and the institution speak for itself. They are hospitality professionals themselves and with their academic and work background and experience are able to challenge, motivate and inspire their students.

-EDIT graduate Eddie Sukanaivalu, Convention Sales Executive,Sheraton Fiji Resort, Fiji

The EDIT Program was very well organized and the quality of lectures provided was excellent. the lecturers ranged from very good to excellent.

-EDIT graduate A. 'Sandy' Chung, Director of Special Projects

Tourism Product Development Co.Ltd., Jamaica

The EDIT 2015 Faculty

Caroline Anderson, Marketing Manager, Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Muriel Anderson, Vice President-Tourism Product Development (retired), Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Teddi Anderson, President, TCL PR, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

James Brennan, Retired Vice President, Pacific South, United Airlines, Seattle, WA, USA

 

Tom Bell, Vice President of Operations, Royal Lahaina Resort, Lahaina, HI, USA

 

Carolyn Cain, Tourism Specialist, International Finance Corporation, Washington D.C., USA

 

Shari Chang, President, SWC Marketing, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Karen Codilla, Directory of Revenue Management, Modern Hotel, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Jim Dannemiller, President, SMS Research, Honolulu, HI USA

 

Rick Egged, President, Waīkikī Improvement Association, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Mary Fastenau, President, StarrTech Interactive, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Chuck Gee, PhD (Honorary), Dean Emeritus, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Frank Haas, Dean (retired), Hospitality, Business, and Legal Education, Kapiʻolani Community College, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Peter Kaanapu, Managing Principal, Latent S.E.A., LLC, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Chris Kam, Senior Director, Market Insights, Hawaiʻi Visitors & Convention Bureau, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Robbie Kāne, former Tourism Product Development Manager, Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

John Koldowski, Director, Strategic Information Centre, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Thailand

 

Paul Lawler, Principal, NetResults & Lecturer, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Elizabeth Lee, Regional Market Manager, Partner Marketing, Travelocity, Redondo Beach, CA, USA

 

Juanita Liu, PhD, Professor, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Oliver Martin, Vice President, Insignia Marketing Research, Inc, Toronto, CANADA

 

Julie Morikawa, former Director of Market Management, Expedia, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Elliot Mills, Vice President and General Manager, Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Ewa Beach, HI, USA

 

Daniel Nahoopii, Chief, Tourism Reseach Branch, Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Joseph Patoskie, PhD, TIM Professional Programs Instructor, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Bruce Schneider, Vice President of Operations, Hospitality Services of Outrigger Enterprises Group, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Kwanglim Seo, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Daniel Spencer, PhD, Professor, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Michael Story, Tourism Brand and Sports Manager, Hawaiʻi Visitor and Conventions Bureau, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Michael B. Terry, President, Belt Collins, Ltd, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Joseph Toy, President, Hospitality Advisors, LLC, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Dan Wacksman, Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing, Outrigger Hotels and Resort, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Andrew Te Whaiti, Managing Director, The Department of Discovery, Ltd, Kapolei, HI, USA

 

Jason Umino, former Senior Digital Strategist and Marketing Analyst, Hawaiʻi Visitor and Convention Bureau, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Tony Varicella, President, Island Partners Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Ivan Wen, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management, Honolulu, HI, USA

 

Marsha Weinert, former Regional Director, Public Relations, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Honolulu, HI, USA