Skal International Hawaii

International Association of Travel and Tourism Professionals


Board of Directors - 2019
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Heidi Maxwell

Executive Housekeeper

DRI The Modern

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Vice President

Joe Ibarra

General Manager

The Kahala Hotel & Resort

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Simeon Miranda

General Manager

Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk


Phil Sammer

General Manager

The Ilima Hotel

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Dan Bayne

Skal Hawaii's Board of Directors for 2021 includes its Officers - President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer along               with currently eight Directors.           The Board also incudes our two Skal USA          representatives (senior/junior)         and two auditors.

The Board is nominated and voted into office and serves for a one year term in accordance with our by-laws.

Previous board members

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John Foy

RPM Consulting Services, LLC

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Joel Johnson

Vice President, Human Resources

BEI Hawaii

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Valerie King

General Manager

Sea Life Park Hawaii

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Rachel Lii

Regional Account Manager

Interstate Hawaii

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Richard Oshiro

Director of Sales and Marketing

Courtyard Marriott Oahu North Shore

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Ted Sakai


Hospitality Solutions Today, LLC

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Morad Shaker

CEO & President

Royal Hawaiian Limousine

SIUSA Representatives
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Jennifer Chun

Director of Tourism Research

Hawaii Tourism Authority

Valerie Davis


Cruise Voyages

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Duke Ueda

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Brian Chan

Front Office Manager

The Kahala Hotel & Resort