Hospitality industry awards $52,000 in scholarships to public school seniors

Courtesy photo Scholarship recipient Crismel Juan of Kea‘au High School with Dave Kennedy, left, chief revenue officer for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Superintendent of Education Christina M. Kishimoto and Mufi Hannemann, Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association president and CEO.

Nine Hawaii Island students were among seniors from each of the state’s 42 public schools who received a $1,000 scholarship for their postgraduate education from the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association.