Richard Dean Danao
… is one of the 2017 interns. He is a current student at Hawai‘i Pacific University (HPU). He lives and breaths for the community around him. Mr. Kronborg is active on his campus, holding several leadership positions in multiple school clubs, including President for the Entrepreneur Club, Vice-Chair for Campus Activity Board and Chairperson for the Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee. He hopes that his involvement will inspire others to make a difference.
One of Mr. Kronborg’s passions is event planning. He have done both small and large scale event planning since he was 15 years old. In fall 2016 Mr. Kronborg was one of the main leads behind the biggest concert in HPU’s History! He also enjoys climbing and hiking.
…has a deep passion to help people expand their comfort zones and learn skills for life. Joe was born and raised in the SF Bay Area and moved to Hawaii Spring of 2014 to finish college. He will be graduating from UH Manoa this May with a degree in Travel Industry Management, with a focus on tourism and transportation management. He is currently the President of the UH Manoa student chapter for CMAA, Club Managers Association of America, an organization that helps expose students to the Private Club sector of Hospitality Management.
Joe has been working with the same marketing company for several years, holding sales, leadership, and management positions throughout the Bay Area, Hawaii, and Guam. With his company, Joe has been fortunate enough to travel to Prague, Ireland, Budapest, Costa Rica, Canada, Mexico and all over the United States. When he’s not working or studying, he loves to find cool new restaurants, go surfing, hit the gym, or work on his tan.