We are an organization founded for the promotion of business and economic growth in Hawaii based upon the principle, “Members Supporting Members.”

The organization provides leadership and programs which promote membership interaction, resulting in growth and the continuation of its legacy.

We continue creating opportunities since 1900 to promote fostering friendships, connecting “B2B” (business-to-business), and mālama ka ‘āina (‘caring for the land’).

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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By Peter Hamasaki, GAC Chair On October 1, 2019, Dr. Greg Chun, the University of Hawaii’s Executive Director of the Maunakea stewardship, and a member of the Maunakea Management Board, updated the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee on current issues relating to management of Maunakea by the University.  Dr. Chun provided historical background regarding the development […]

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2019 CONTACTS: Joy Goto Stryker Weiner & Yokota Public Relations, Inc. (808) 351-7033 joy@strykerweiner.com Applications now being accepted with a deadline of Oct. 11, 2019 HONOLULU, HI – Applications for the third annual Hawaii-Hiroshima Emerging Young Business Leaders Program (EYBLP) are now being accepted. The program begins on […]

Carlsmith Ball is pleased to announce that Lucas Love (HJCC Member and Hawaii-Hiroshima Emerging Young Business Leaders Program Alumnus, 2017-2018) has been promoted to partner in the firm’s Honolulu office.  Love is a member of Carlsmith Ball’s tax practice group. His practice includes tax planning for business transactions, international tax planning and compliance, tax controversy and […]

President & CEO Wayne Ishihara was visited by Masahiro Kayukawa, Chair of Tourism/Restaurant committee, Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce on August 12th, 2019.

Chair of the Board Jon Tsukamoto, Immediate Past Chair Melanie Okazaki, Chair-Elect Jason Ito, First Vice Chair Myles Shibata and other Past Chairs of the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce attended the Installation banquet for the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce.

We are an organization founded for the promotion of business and economic growth in Hawaii based upon the principle, “Members Supporting Members.”

The organization provides leadership and programs which promote membership interaction, resulting in growth and the continuation of its legacy.

We continue creating opportunities since 1900 to promote fostering friendships, connecting “B2B” (business-to-business), and mālama ka ‘āina (‘caring for the land’).