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‘Pick me,’ says visitor industry

Allison Schaefers
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The visitor industry is working hard to find the next generation of local hospitality workers. Kapiolani Community College students Anna Huertas, second from left, and Rita Barrientos talk with Julie Morikawa, right, and Grant Durant, an intern at ClimbHi. Morikawa is executive director of ClimbHi, a nonprofit career development program that recently partnered with the Hawaii Tourism Authority to host the Lead, Expose, Inspire, or LEI, hospitality training and job fair for local high school students.