The students of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management hosted Nā Kukui Netlinks, an annual networking event designed to give students a chance to network with industry professionals and seek mentorship. The event took place on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Ballroom. The following students were awarded by the companies and groups below:
- Megan Matsuoka – Dean’s Scholar Award, School of Travel Industry Management
- Jared Matsuki – HLTA – Hasting Dean’s Service Award, Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association
- Kelsey Ann Vea – Dean’s Service Award for Senior, Marriott Vacations Worldwide
- Jasmine Francisco – Dean’s Spirit of TIM Award, Marriott International
- Yiting Luo – Outstanding Graduate Student, Hawai‘i Visitors & Convention Bureau
- Jessica Baysa – Outstanding Junior in Hospitality, Halekulani Corporation
- Alani Jamile – Outstanding Junior in Tourism and Transportation, School of Travel Industry Management
- Tina Hwang – Outstanding Senior in Hospitality, Marriott International
- Eun-Hae Whang – Outstanding Senior in Tourism and Transportation, PATA Hawai‘i Chapter
- Ivan Wen – Teaching Award of Excellence, TIM International, Inc.
- Martina Kostalova – TIM International Award of Excellence, TIM International, Inc.
Congratulations to all of our award recipients!