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April 5, 2016
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Todd Nakayama, a teacher at Waipahu High School, is the first recipient of the Hawai‘i Lodging and Tourism Association’s Hospitality Educator of the Year Award. Nakayama leads Waipahu’s Academy of Hospitality & Tourism, which prepares students for careers in the visitor industry.
The earlier we can make young people aware and educated about the opportunities that await them in the industry, the earlier they can zero in on a career.”
President and CEO, Hawai‘i Lodging and Tourism Association