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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On July 3rd, Hiroshima City Mayor Kazumi Matsui (in front of Mikoshi, left of Jon Tsukamoto) visited the Chamber Office with his delegation of City Council and Department Heads while attending the Mayors’ Conference in Honolulu and also signed with the City to continue and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the sister-city relationship. Greeting the […]

By Ichiro Sekimitsu On Wednesday, June 26 the Japan Business Relations Committee hosted a lunchtime seminar on The Business of Ikebana presented by Professor Nancy Stalker, Soshitsu Sen XV Distinguished Professor of Japanese History and Culture at UH Manoa.  Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arranging and Professor Stalker spoke on how the 3 […]

We are part of an alliance made up of the Chinese, Filipino, Japanese and Korean Chambers.  Every calendar quarter, we have agreed to host a networking event and each is allowed to sign-up 25 members.  The Korean Chamber hosted this recent event at the Halekulani Hau Terrace.  It was a fantastic setting with clear blue […]

For our April Board of Directors meeting, the BOD had the chance to listen to JAXA astronaut Akihiko “Aki”  Hoshide! Aki brought a video show what life is like in space and the International Space Station (ISS). This was made possible by Claude Onizuka, brother of Challenger astronaut Ellison Onizuka   Born in Tokyo, Aki was […]

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who came out to support our 42nd Annual Samurai Classic Golf Tournament!
It was another sold-out year with great food, fun and fellowship!
68 teams of 204 golfers and 50+ volunteers gathered for this year’s tournament held on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at the Pearl Country Club.

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’).