Star Events
Gerald Shintaku

GERALD SHINTAKU
director of events

27 years with Kraft Foods at various locations (California, Illinois, Washington, Hawaii) in sales, marketing, and leadership positions. His last 15 years at Kraft was leading the sales and marketing efforts here in Hawaii. Most recently was president and CEO of the Hawaii Foodbank. Active with non-profit work with organizations such as the Ala Moana Rotary Club, Hawaii Foodbank, March of Dimes, and Lanakila Pacific.
“I am excited to lead this new venture as we continually find ways to interact and communicate with our consumers.”

ANDREA GARCIA

ANDREA GARCIA
events manager

A New Jersey native, Andrea joins us after spending 5 years with Univision on the mainland. While at Univision, she worked on a variety of sports and entertainment television productions, gaining a passion in special events. Andrea played a key role in managing top Hispanic market events such as, Premios Univision Deportes, The Liga MX’s Balón de Oro and more. A Syracuse University Alum, and former university global ambassador, she has gained a love for travel and sports.

Michelle Cintron

MICHELLE CINTRON
event sales assistant

Local girl, Michelle Cintron has been in the hospitality and service industry since she was 16. With her experience in serving at many different restaurants, Michelle’s priority has always been to go above and beyond to make the clients she has worked with happy. While earning her BA in marketing at UH Manoa, she oversaw VIP service at Sky Waikiki and worked behind the scenes at Hawaii Stage & Lighting. Her passions are art and travel. She believes the best form of education is travel, to immerse oneself in different cultures and appreciate the rich diversity of this world.