The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management (TIM), TIM International,
Inc. (TIMI), and its alumni have a long history of supporting the success of tourism in Hawai‘i, the
Pacific and the world. TIMI, the TIM School Alumni Association, supports the TIM School in its
education mission. The proceeds of the annual auction fund student scholarships and awards to
outstanding students and faculty as well as student development activities and other TIM School


The TIM School’s success depends on many people in the industry and our community, including
sponsors, students, alumni and the travel industry. We are calling upon our partners to support our
future industry leaders by generously donating to our fundraising auction.


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Dean Thomas Bingham served on a panel to discuss "Innovation in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry" during the opening general session of the 16th Asia Pacific Forum for Graduate Students’ Research in Tourism, held from June 22 to June 24 in 2017 in Daegu, South Korea. Graduate students, industry professionals, and academics gathered to consider directions to innovative, convergent, and valuable tourism development, and to discuss related research agendas and practical implications. Other panelists included Dean Kaye Chon of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Dr. Younghoon Kim of the University of North Texas.


During the closing ceremony, Dean Bingham also made an announcement that the 17th Pacific Forum for Graduate Students’ Research in Tourism will be held from May 16 to May 18 in 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  

Mandatory New Student Welcome Orientation


Thursday, August 17, 2017


Welcome Orientation | 2:30pm - 3:45pm (check-in begins @ 2pm)
Campus Center 307/308


Mingle & Reception | 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Sunset Reference Center (George Hall 201)


Learn more about the School & meet our faculty, staff and your future classmates!


Confirm attendance at :



Event Date: 
Thu, 2017/08/17 -
2:30pm to 5:30pm

The TIM All Club BBQ is scheduled for this Sunday, February 26, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sandy Beach. This event gives TIM students an opportunity to gather information about the student clubs and meet their members. Contact any TIM Club Officer for more information.


Event Date: 
Sun, 2017/02/26 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

TIM School alumnus, Dean Nakasone (1979), is the Hawaiʻi Lodging and Tourism Association’s (HLTA) new Vice President. Dean has over 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry and is very familiar with HLTA’s operations having served on many of their committees, chaired their board of directors and Oahu Chapter, and was the chair of the 2016 statewide Visitor Industry Charity Walk that raised a record $2 million. He was the general manager of the Outrigger Reef Waikīkī Beach Resort prior to joining HLTA. Dean was inducted into the TIM School's Hall of Honor in 2005.


The TIM School and TIM International, Inc., honored the Fall 2016 TIM graduates with a Commencement Ceremony on Friday, December 16, at 5:00 p.m. in George Hall 227.


After receiving their certificates of achievement, the graduates joined family, friends, and supporters at a reception in the TIM School’s Sunset Reference Center.


Congratulations to the following Fall 2016 graduates:


Bachelor of Science


Kristin Arai Kellen Biss Rachel Chen
Hok Yi Cheung Amber Ching Ω η * Jinyoung Cho
Younghee Cho Courtney Contrades Alana Fosi
Nyla Fujii † Valerie Ganiban Ciera Garcia
Monet Gregory Mariah Marcos Hanki Reece Hotoke
Zidan Hu Di Bin Huang Lena Huang
Kallen Kajiyama Natsumi Kasayama Hyung Jin Kim
Brendan Korman Alyssa-Ashley Lardizabal Ying Li
Jia Xin Luo JiaHui Luo Ryan Marme
Jeremy Mauhili Vincent Maurice Lindsey McKelvie
Danielle Miller Akane Motoyoshi Ω η † * Melissa Mulalap
Samantha Nelson Swalve Mana Okazaki Yajing Ou
Katiana Ponce Roger Robbins Kareezma Rodriguez
Risa Seguerre Michael Sudol Dai Tanaka
Anh Tran Yoonjoon Um Yingyi Wu
Shuang Xia MengHan Xue Mitchell Yamada
Ian Yang Christopher Young  


Master of Science


Franco Amador-Alberoni

Sooyeon Shin




∑ Summa Cum Laude

Ω Magna Cum Laude

∆ Cum Laude

η Eta Sigma Delta

† Dean’s List

π ASUH Officer

*UHM Commencement Student Marshalls


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