EDIT Faculty 2018-04-05T15:50:37+00:00
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PARTIAL LIST OF FACULTY  WHO HAVE TAUGHT IN EDIT

Experienced industry and academic experts conduct the intensive and interactive sessions and are chosen for their excellence in communication skills, strong professional backgrounds and knowledge. EDIT instructors have included:

Caroline Anderson, Tourism Brand Manager, Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, 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 Maui, HI, USA

Carolyn Cain, Tourism Specialist, International Finance Corporation, Washington DC, USA

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

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

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

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

Frank Haas, Dean (retired), Kapi‘olani Community College, University of Hawai‘i System, Honolulu, HI, USA

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

Chris Kam, Director- Market Trends, Hawai‘i Visitor and Conventions Bureau, Honolulu, HI, USA

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

Paul Lawler, Principal, Net Results and Lecturer, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, School of Travel Industry Management, Honolulu, HI, USA

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

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

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

Daniel Nahoopii, Chief, Tourism Research Branch, Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, 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 Hawai‘i at Mānoa, School of Travel Industry Management, Honolulu, HI, USA

Daniel Spencer, PhD, Professor, University of Hawai‘i, School of Travel Industry Management, Honolulu, HI, USA

Michael Story, Tourism Brand and Sports Manager, Hawai‘i Visitor and Conventions Bureau, Honolulu, HI, USA

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

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

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

Jason Umino, Former Sr. Digital Strategist and Marketing Analyst, Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, Honolulu, HI, USA

Tony Vericella, President, Island Partners Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI, USA

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

Marsha Wienert, Former Regional Director, Public Relations Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Honolulu, HI, USA