At the SKAL tournament, the students acted as judges for holes-in-one
and determined the winners for the ‘closest to the pin’ contests.
Proceeds from the tournament help fund scholarships for island
The CMAA Golf Tournament is also an annual fundraising event
where representatives from various areas of the hospitality
industry get together to raise money for scholarships granted
to TIM students. The CMAA grants $500 scholarships to multiple
recipients every semester, and HPU students are frequently
SKAL is an international organization that brings together
all branches of the travel industry. Comprising industry managers
and executives, SKAL (which gets it’s name from a Scandinavian
toast) was founded in Paris in 1932 by travel trade managers.
Today SKAL has more than 25,000 members in more than 500 clubs
throughout 80 countries.
SKAL Hawai‘i is one of the largest clubs in the United
States, with more than 100 members representing hotels, airlines,
car rental companies, and other organizations.