Eta Sigma Delta Honor Society (ESD)

About ESD

Eta Sigma Delta (ESD) is an international hospitality honor society that recognizes the academic excellence of students pursuing a degree in hospitality, tourism and culinary arts. ESD members consist of students who have completed at least 50% of the credit hours for graduation, are of at least sophomore standing, have obtained a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA, and are within the top 20 percentile of their class.

ESD focuses on a commitment to service. Student members work with groups including Ronald McDonald House Charities, Hawai’i Food Bank, and Na Ala Hele, organizing community service projects. ESD members pay a one time membership fee and host fundraisers to help subsidize costs of events for their members.

  • Deadline to submit application: August 27, 2021
  • $50 Fee to participate ($35 to parent chapter, $15 for UH Manoa chapter)
  • Membership requirements:
    • Must complete at least 50% of credit hours for graduation
    • Sophomore class standing
    • 3.0 higher cumulative GPA
    • Top 20% of your class
  • ESD Members will receive a cord, pin, and certificate from the parent chapter.

Past ESD Events:

  • Bucca Di Beppo Social
  • Macaroni Grill Fundraiser
  • Ike Kuoka Project
  • Whale Counting

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