The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce is one of Honolulu’s major business organizations, representing a cross-section of the city’s businesses, industries and professions. As members of the Chamber, businesses and government professionals are given an opportunity to collectively seek solutions to Hawaii’s community and business problems which can best be solved by group action.

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We were visited by the Director of International Trade, Takayasu Noaki  from the Shizuoka Prefecture Government who were in Honolulu to promote their beef, strawberry, wasabi and marine products during a two day show at a local Japanese store.  With them were food product people from Shizuoka.

Wayne Ishihara

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  Best wishes for continued success and good health.  It has been a very busy year under the leadership of Chair Candice Naito and your Board of Directors.  We have implemented new changes and continued to address the needs of our membership for added member value. The Generational Awards Banquet (Installation of Officers/Directors) […]

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Our November elections are now behind us. We have gone to the ballot boxes and have chosen those who will lead us forward in government. But let’s not kid ourselves. Elections are happening every day. People are constantly voting, with their dollars and with their feet. If you provide a good or service that people want, and they buy it, they have voted those dollars for you. If you provide customers a bad experience and they walk away, they have voted against you with their feet [...]

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A group from the HJCC joined the 27th Infantry Regiment, nicknamed “Wolfhounds,” at Schofield Barracks to wrap hundred of Christmas gifts for the Holy Family Orphanage in Osaka, Japan. On a Christmas day 65 years ago, Master Sgt. Hugh O’Reilly was serving the Army in Japan when he was asked to check out a local […]

The “Hawaii for Hiroshima Fundraising Committee” announced that $21,230.00 was raised from organizations, businesses and individuals throughout the State of Hawaii for the victims of the recent landslides in Hiroshima City.  100 % of donations received was sent to the City of Hiroshima, which is responsible for the relief effort in Hiroshima. On Tuesday, August […]