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.

David Okabe

David Okabe

EVP, CFO & Treasurer, Hawaii Pacific Health, Chair

Mike Ching

Mike Ching

Managing Partner, EY, Chair-Elect

Denise Yamaguchi

Denise Yamaguchi

President & CEO, Hawaii Agricultural Foundation, First Vice Chair

Kyle Shelly

Kyle Shelly

Senior Vice President & Director, Corporate Banking, American Savings Bank

Galen Nakamura

Galen Nakamura

Executive VP, Metro Commercial Banking Center, Bank of Hawaii, Chair, Budget Finance Investment Committee

Kuuhaku Park

Kuuhaku Park

Senior VP, Government & Community Relations Pacific, Matson, Past Chair

John Aeto

John Aeto

Founder & Partner, The Kalaimoku Group

Nelson Befitel

Nelson Befitel

Chief Counsel, ProService Hawaii

Manu Bermudes

Manu Bermudes

Vice President, Human Resources, Hawaii Gas

Tran Chinery

Tran Chinery

Vice President, Alexander & Baldwin

Heather Cutter

Heather Cutter

President, Cutter Management Co.

Jennifer Diesman

Jennifer Diesman

Senior VP, Government, HMSA

Mary Fastenau

Mary Fastenau

Senior Partner, Anthology Group

Butch Galdeira

Butch Galdeira

President, Diamond Bakery

Steven Golden

Steven Golden

Vice President, External Affairs, Hawaiian Telcom

Jason Higa

Jason Higa

CEO, Zippy's

Jeff Higashi

Jeff Higashi

Senior VP & Commercial Banking Regional Manager, First Hawaiian Bank

Trini Kaopuiki Clark

Trini Kaopuiki Clark

CEO, Make-A-Wish Hawaii

Karey Kapoi

Karey Kapoi

Founder & Lead Strategist, Karey Kapoi Consulting

Kendra Kawai

Kendra Kawai

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

Brian Kealoha

Brian Kealoha

Chief Growth & Impact Officer, VEIC

Stan Masamitsu

Stan Masamitsu

CEO, Tony Group

Blaine Miyasato

Blaine Miyasato

Managing Director, State Government Affairs, Hawaiian Airlines

Bianca Mordasini

Bianca Mordasini

Chair, Young Professionals

Diane Murakami

Diane Murakami

Executive Vice President, Commercial Markets, Central Pacific Bank

Bernard Nunies

Bernard Nunies

Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Tradewind Group

Gary Oda

Gary Oda

President, Allied Builders

Megumi Sakae

Megumi Sakae

Senior Vice President, Human Resources and General Counsel, Marathon Group/BEI Hawaii

Ed Schultz

Ed Schultz

President & CEO, Hawaiian Host

Vassilis Syrmos

Vassilis Syrmos

VP for Research and Innovation, University of Hawaii

Craig Takamine

Craig Takamine

President, Takamine Construction

Justin Yoshino

Justin Yoshino

President, Market Advantage

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