Meeting Professionals International’s (MPI) Aloha Chapter presented TIM School alumnus Dave Evans, Ph.D., (1979) with the 2016 Distinguished Industry Leader Award at The Stars of Hospitality Gala that was held on Thursday, October 6, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa. Dave is currently a professor and chair of Kapi‘olani Community College’s Hospitality and Tourism Education Department. He also is a member of TIM International, Inc.’s Board of Directors.


Congratulations Dave on this much deserved award!

The Travel Industry Management Student Association (TIMSA) will be having its annual Tea Time with Alumni networking event on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Sunset Reference Center. This is a great opportunity for students to build their network and meet TIM alumni working in the travel industry.


TIM alumni interested in being a mentor for this event may contact Alan Okimoto at If you are a TIM student interested in attending this event, please email to RSVP.


RSVP deadline is Friday, October 7, 2016.


Event Date: 
Wed, 2016/10/19 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Close to 200 TIM School students attended this year’s Back to School Bash on Friday, September 9th to network with their fellow students, join student clubs and enjoy hot dogs, chips, and fresh fruits and vegetables.


The event officially welcomes TIM School students to the new school year. It also gives them an opportunity to meet Dean Tom Bingham as well as faculty and staff members. Seven student clubs participated in the Back to School Bash by setting up displays to provide information to prospective members.


The Back to School Bash takes place every fall semester and was created to develop camaraderie among students and a sense of pride in attending the TIM School.

Clyde Min (1971) joined Outrigger Resorts on August 1st as area general manager. He oversees both beachfront Outrigger resorts in Waikīkī; the Outrigger Waikīkī Beach Resort and the Outrigger Reef Waikīkī Beach Resort. Clyde also serves as the Outrigger Reef Waikīkī Beach Resort’s general manager. Prior to joining Outrigger, Clyde was a lecturer at the School of Travel Industry Management.

Congratulations to TIM School alumna Donna Miyashiro (1972) on being sworn in as the 2016-2017 President of the Kamehameha Lions Club! The Kamehameha Lions Club is a volunteer organization that identifies and then addresses needs in the community. It is Hawaiʻi’s largest club with over 200 members. Donna is the human resources manager for Hawaii Transfer Company, Ltd.

This year's Back to School Bash will take place on Friday, September 9, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the George Hall Courtyard. Come and meet our TIM School faculty, staff, alumni, and representatives from the various student clubs. Lunch will be served.


Event Date: 
Fri, 2016/09/09 -
11:30am to 1:30pm


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