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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Hitoshi Sato, Director of the Commerce and Service Promotion Division of the Oita Prefectural Government, Takashi Wada, Assistant Director, and Risa Ito, Deputy Director of the Oita Foreign Trade Association visited President & CEO Wayne Ishihara on Friday, November 25, 2019. They were in Honolulu for the Oita Fair that took place in Marukai Wholesale […]

“Hagibis”, the worst typhoon to make landfall in Japan in decades, hit Japan on Saturday, October 12, 2019. The KIZUNA Group will be collecting donations to send relief funds to the Nagano, Ibaraki, and Fukushima Prefectures that were hit by Typhoon Hagibis. Donations will be collected at the following locations from November 7th – 30th, 2019: Online: […]

HJCC Chamber Member Companies hosted groups of Kansai University Senior High School students from Osaka, Japan for their third annual Honolulu study trip. Kansai University Senior High School was certified as a Super Global High School (SGH) by the Japanese Government from 2014-2018. They coordinate a program called the “Overseas Study Tour” together with Kansai […]

On October 10, 2019, the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce (HJCC) held its signature food and wine extravaganza — the 18th Annual Chopsticks & Wine — at the Hawaii Convention Center attracting a crowd of over 1,000 HJCC members and guests. This year’s event featured show-stopping dishes from 19 local restaurants and a wide variety […]

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 […]

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’).