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E-mail bulletin: May 2015

In honor of Tourism Month, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser featured op-eds by HTA CEO Ron Williams and organizers from HTA-supported events, Hawaii International Film Festival and Koloa Plantation Days.

Click here for the complete op-eds. 


The HTA would like to share an editorial piece by Kezeah Bautista, an 11th grader at Farrington High School, who recently participated in the Leadership, Exploration and Inspiration (LEI) tourism industry career development program held at the Hawaii Convention Center on April 10, 2015.

Click here for the editorial piece by Kezeah Bautista.


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