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.
On Thursday, September 28, 2017, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce members were greeted by General Manager Chuck Abbott as they gathered in the lobby of the Prince Waikiki for tour of the newly renovated hotel. Our visit started with some background on how all of the hotel’s thoughtful design and rebranding elements were meant to perpetuate its “sense of place” by sharing the story of its Waikīkī location’s intriguing history and heritage as a gathering place.
Mr. Scott Saiki, Speaker of the House presented his agenda and priorities as the new House Speaker at the GAC (Government Affairs Committee) Meeting.
Member Akemi Kurokawa (Urasenke International, Inc.; The Breakers Hotel) has received the Foreign Minister’s Commendation for his promotion of economic relations between Japan and The U.S.A. The ceremony was held on September 5th. Kurokawa started his career in Hawaii through his employment with Seibu Group (real estate) in 1972 after graduating from University of Southern California […]
In the September 13th, 2017 edition of MidWeek Voice (West O’ahu), a Honolulu Star-Advertiser publication, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce President Wayne Ishihara was featured in an article, which highlights his career and tenure as HJCC president, includes a brief interview, and focuses on his earlier commendation of the Imperial Decoration of the Order of the […]
Award Winners of the 39th Annual ‘Commitment to Excellence’ Art Exhibition Congratulations to the following award winners: Award of Excellence – Best in Show Juvana Soliven 2-D 1st: Alison Beste 2nd: Katherine Love 3rd: Brady Evans Honorable Mention: Hiroko Sakurai 3-D 1st: Christopher Edwards 2nd: Boris Huang 3rd: Don Matsumura Honorable Mention: Ghislaine Chock “Rising […]