The Chamber’s Board of Directors is comprised of executives and owners from small, medium and large businesses, representing a variety of industries. The Board meets monthly to discuss Chamber initiatives and programs, and address issues that impact the business community and the state. They help guide the Chamber and determine what action should be taken on behalf of our members and Hawaii’s business community.

Donn Takaki

CEO, Island Movers, Chair

David Okabe

EVP, CFO & Treasurer, Hawaii Pacific Health, First Vice Chair, Budget Finance & Investment Committee

Mark Polivka

President, Monarch Insurance Services, Inc., Past Chair

Stanford Carr

President, Stanford Carr Development, Inc.

Jennifer Diesman

Senior VP, Government, HMSA

Denise Hayashi Yamaguchi

President & CEO, Hawaii Agricultural Foundation

Jeff Higashi

Senior VP & Area Manager, Pearlridge, First Hawaiian Bank

Trini Kaopuiki Clark

CEO, Make-A-Wish Hawaii

Jim Kelly

VP, Corporate Relations, Hawaiian Electric

Stan Masamitsu

President, Tony Group Autoplex

Kit Millan

Senior VP, Asset Management, Alexander & Baldwin

Tim Mobley

President, Connext Global Solutions

Saedene Ota

Owner, SaeDesign

Ed Schultz

President & CEO, Hawaiian Host

Jeff Swartz

Chief Executive Officer, The Islander Group

Craig Takamine

President, Takamine Construction

Martin J. Welch

Chief Executive Officer, HEMIC

Kuuhaku Park

VP, Government & Community Relations Pacific, Matson, Chair-Elect

Alicia Moy

President & CEO, Hawaii Gas, Second Vice Chair

Nelson Befitel

Chief Counsel, ProService Hawaii

Mike Ching

Managing Partner, EY

Jason Fujita

VP, Sales, Hawaiian Telcom

Jason Higa

CEO, Zippy's

Robert Joanou

District Manager, Pacific South Region Hawaii/Guam, Home Depot

Kendra Kawai

Director, Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, Attorneys at Law

Stafford Kiguchi

Executive VP, Corporate Communications/Government Relations, Bank of Hawaii

Arnold Martines

Executive VP, Chief Banking Officer, Central Pacific Bank

Blaine Miyasato

Managing Director- State Government Affairs, Hawaiian Airlines

Kurt Osaki

President, Osaki Creative Group

Tom Park

Owner, Leather Soul

Kyle Shelly

First VP of Corporate Banking, American Savings Bank, Young Professionals Chair

Vassilis Syrmos

VP for Research and Innovation, University of Hawaii

Ann Teranishi

Executive VP, American Savings Bank