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Hawaii Tourism Authority Begins Executive Search for New President and CEO, Chief Administrative Officer, and Vice President of Marketing and Product Development

For Immediate Release: July 27, 2018
HTA Release (18-41)

2018-07-27 HTA Begins Executive Searches.pdf

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the State of Hawaii agency responsible for managing tourism, today initiated the process to identify and appoint executives to fill three key leadership positions.

HTA is actively seeking applicants to be considered for the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, and Vice President of Marketing and Product Development.

A complete job description for each position, including responsibilities and qualifications, is available for review online at HTA’s website at

Applications are being accepted and reviewed by Inkinen & Associates, a Honolulu-based executive search and consulting firm, that was retained by HTA through a request for quotation bid process to support the filling of each position. Three sub-committees, led by selected members of HTA’s Board of Directors, have been appointed to review the applicants who are deemed as viable, qualified candidates to be considered as finalists for each position.

Interested applicants for each position should submit their resume with cover letter and salary requirements to Inkinen & Associates via email at [email protected] by August 24, 2018.

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