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.


Latest News

By HJCC Government Affairs Committee (GAC) Chair Peter Hamasaki and Vice Chair Paul Saito

The following briefly summarizes a few measures enacted during the 2018 Hawaiʻi Legislative Sessions that may be of potential interest to the business community.

Japan Business Relations Committee (JBRC) presented a seminar “Japanese Visitors Industry Today” on Wednesday, September 26th. Guest Speaker Mitsue Varley, Vice President of Hawaii Tourism Japan discussed the trends and the vision for Hawaii’s tourism industry. Over 20 members attended. Thank you Mitsue!  

Honolulu, HI ~   In early July, heavy rains in Hiroshima Prefecture caused widespread flooding and landslides, which subsequently damaged homes and businesses and caused the deaths of 108 residents with another 6 residents still missing and injuries to 127 residents.  Additionally, as of September 4, 2018, the number of damaged houses and businesses in Hiroshima […]

The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce (HJCC) continued its successful Hawaii-Hiroshima Emerging Young Business Leaders Program, which commenced on Monday, August 27 through Friday, August 31, 2018 in Honolulu. The program, which was created with the Hiroshima Prefecture Government, comprised of participants both from Honolulu and Hiroshima. The same group will continue the Program in […]

The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce’s (HJCC) 40th Annual ‘Commitment to Excellence’ Art Exhibition has successfully closed with an extended show for the award winners at Neiman Marcus. The Neiman Marcus Exhibition, held on the third floor in their gift galleries section, had also been extended to September 3rd due to the threat of Hurricane […]

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’).