The Hawaii Publishers Association is proud to welcome Tiffany Au as its new Executive Director. Tiffany takes over for Rick Ausbach, former Publisher of West Hawaii Today. We would like to thank Rick for his years of service as a past HPA President and Board Member.


Tiffany Au (left), Rick Ausbach (right)

Tiffany Au was born and raised in Hawaii and earned a B.A. in Political Science from Grinnell College. After working at the Hawaii State Capitol, which ignited passion for community, she ran for the 2012 Hawaii State House of Representatives achieving 40% of the votes. Tiffany served as the Narcissus Flower Queen for the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii fostering relations abroad and was honored as the 2014 Miss Congeniality at the Miss Chinatown USA pageant. Recently, she trained airline employees in a cross-cultural seminar to prepare expansion into China. At ShakaBaba, an E-commerce start-up, she currently conducts their public relations. Tiffany is excited to join the Hawaii Publishers Association as its new Executive Director.

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