Serving because the Hawaii Tourism Authority Director of Analysis from 2006 to 2017, Daniel Nāhoʻopiʻi has returned to the federal government company as the brand new chief administrative officer.
In the course of the time beforehand served, he led the group’s statewide Tourism Strategic Plan course of, oversaw the analysis division, managed the manufacturing and interpretation of information associated to Hawai‘i’s customer trade, and labored with varied authorities officers, legislators, neighborhood members, and trade stakeholders.
The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) has introduced that Daniel Nāhoʻopiʻi has returned to the group’s management workforce as chief administrative officer, efficient January 17.
In his new position, Nāhoʻopiʻi is chargeable for the executive, fiscal, procurement, and human sources operations of HTA, in addition to the administration of the Hawaiʻi Conference Middle. Nāhoʻopiʻi succeeds Keith Regan who departed HTA in August 2022.
“Daniel has an intricate understanding of HTA and Hawai‘i’s customer trade, and brings a wealth of expertise in tourism administration, planning, enterprise operations, and efficiency analysis,” mentioned John De Fries, HTA’s president and CEO. “He’s well-respected amongst neighborhood and enterprise leaders statewide and can hit the bottom operating.”
“We’re grateful to our Vice President of Finance Marc Togashi who served as appearing chief administrative officer along with fulfilling his common duties for the previous 5 months as we carried out the chief search course of,” mentioned De Fries.
Most lately, Nāhoʻopiʻi was government vp of SMS Analysis & Advertising and marketing Providers the place he led the corporate’s Tourism Intelligence Division to launch a tourism analysis system for the federal government of Fiji and publish a research to empower Native American tourism organizations. His background additionally consists of planning and administration within the training, surroundings and utilities sectors.
Nāhoʻopiʻi was born and raised in Honolulu. A graduate of Kamehameha Colleges, he earned a certificates from the First Nations’ Futures Institute at Stanford College, a Grasp of Enterprise Administration from the College of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and Bachelor of Science levels in engineering from Northwestern College.