David Evans

Professor & Department Chair

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HOST 101: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
HOST 156 Front Office Management
HOST 259: Tourism Marketing
HOST 265: Tourism Development & Management
HOST 280 Hospitality Management
HOST 340 Lodging Analytics & Revenue Management
HOST 350: Strategic Hospitality Leadership

Evans, D. P. (2013), Faculty perspectives of satisfaction at a large, public research university. UMI Dissertation Publishing: ProQuest, Ann Arbor.

Book Chapter
D. P. Evans, H. Kaʻōpua, & A. R. Freese (eds.), Work Gloves and a Green Sea Turtle: Metaphoric Artefacts of Self-discovery, Polyvocal Professional Development, 1-14 © 2014 Sense Publishers.

Conference Papers and Presentations
“Self-Reflection and Discovery in Research Through the use of Artifacts and Arts-Informed Methodologies,” (co-authored and presented with A. Freese, and H. Kaʻōpua). Castle Conference, Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex England, August 2014.

“300 level courses? But we are a two-year program!” Workforce Preparation and Development Track – League for Innovation in the Community College – Innovations Conference, San Francisco, California, March 12 – 15, 2017.

“Teaching and Learning through Culture with ‘Āina-Based Education: ʻĀina (Place) Based Learning, New Old Wisdom at Work,” (presented with Nāwa‘a Napoleon, Lisa Kanae and Kelli Goya), League for Innovation in the Community College – Innovations Conference, Seattle, Washington, March 1 – 4, 2020.

Curriculum Committee (past chair)
Faculty Senate Committee (past vice chair)
Sustainability Committee Budget Committee
College Accreditation Self-Study Team
Hoʻokipa Night Fundraising Chair
Hawaiʻi Food & Wine Festival Volunteer Coordinator Chair

Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) designation from the American Hotel & Lodging Institute
Certified Hotel Industry Analyst (CHIA) designation from the American Hotel & Lodging Institute
Board of Director & Past President: School of Travel Industry Management Alumni Association (TIMAA)
Member: Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association (HLTA)
Member: Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Member: SKAL International
Member: International Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education (ICHRIE)
Member: Smith Travel Research Data Insights (STR)