News Archive - September 2018
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 […]
“If you didn’t get something you wanted, you didn’t work hard enough or want it bad enough.” – German proverb often told to Bettina by her mother AHL President & CEO Bettina Mehnert spoke with a group of 20 on August 29th, 2018 in the AHL Office in Downtown Honolulu, sharing great nuggets of wisdom […]