TIM School to Honor Governor George R. Ariyoshi

University of Hawaiʻi
Posted: Aug 29, 2002

The University of Hawaiʻi School of Travel Industry Management (TIM) will honor Governor George R. Ariyoshi on November 12, 2002, at the fourth annual "Celebrate a Legacy In Tourism" Fundraiser and Silent Auction. Each year, an individual who has made significant and long-term contributions to the travel industry is honored and recognized by key tourism industry members and community leaders at this event, which will be held at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Hawaii Ballroom from 5:30 to 9:30p.m.

Governor George R. Ariyoshi was Hawaii's third governor for twelve years and the first of Japanese ancestry. He is the president of Prince Resorts Hawaii, chairman of the board of governors of the East-West Center and also is chairman, advisor and consultant to many companies. He will be honored for his pioneering efforts in the development of the School and his contributions to tourism in the State of Hawaii.

The "Celebrate a Legacy In Tourism" Fundraiser and Silent Auction will feature Pacific Rim cuisine, entertainment and a silent auction with selections ranging from worldwide travel packages to gourmet dining packages. The event is sponsored by TIM International, Inc., the TIM School alumni association, which represents the interests of the travel industry in the community and supports the School in its education mission. Proceeds from the event will benefit the TIM School and the TIM International, Inc. Scholarship Program.

Reservations are available for premium tables and individual seats and/or participation in the silent auction also is available. For reservations or for additional ways to contribute to the TIM School, call 956-8946.