Lisa Hadway, Administrative Director
University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney announced the appointment of Lisa Hadway as director for the UH-Hilo Conference Center.
Hadway assumed the position July 9.
For the past 24 years, Hadway was employed in a variety of positions in natural resource management, the past 15 of which were with the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
For the past year and a half, she served as the state administrator for the Division of Forestry and Wildlife where she was responsible for planning and management of diverse natural and cultural resource projects across the state.
Hadway holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in zoology from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
She also has an executive master’s degree in business administration from UH-Manoa. Hadway graduated from high school on Hawaiʻi Island and is committed to contributing to the island’s social, economic and environmental well-being.
Hadway has served on a number of boards and commissions, including the University of Hawai‘i Mauna Kea Management Board, the Bishop Museum Business Plan Task Force and the National Endangered Species Joint Task Force.
“Ms. Hadway brings important qualities to this critical position, including extensive education and administrative experience in the fields of business and science,” Straney noted.
“These strengths will help the UH Conference Center maintain its reputation for world-class event management, global networking and international partnerships that provide positive benefits to our Hawaiʻi Island community.”
Original article available at the Hawaii Tribune-Herald
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