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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Honolulu Festival Foundation President Tsukasa Harufuku will be returning to Tokyo, Japan to work at JTB headquarters.  President & CEO Wayne Ishihara was introduced to the new JTB Hawaii, Inc. President & CEO Hiroyuki “Keith” Kitagawa on November 30th, 2018.

Throughout the last few weeks, our President and CEO Wayne Ishihara has met with several Japanese delegations who visited our office:  

SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE HONOLULU JAPANESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHARITABLE CORPORATION (HJCCCC), 501(c)(3) By Tyler Tokioka, Chair, HJCCCC Dear Chamber Members, On behalf of the HJCCCC – Charitable Board we are excited to announce the establishment and offering of a scholarship to students attending college in their Junior, Senior class or Graduate program majoring in Asian Studies. […]

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!  

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’).