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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Paula Yoshioka kicked off our first “Business Master Class: a series designed for women” on the theme Can we have it all– health, happiness, and success? Paula took us on her personal roller coaster journey that took twists and turns– reaching new highs in her professional career, plummeting to face a life threatening illness to changing her outlook on life…

Thank you to all of the artists who answered our call for entries at this year’s “Commitment to Excellence” Art Exhibition! Please click here to view the list of selected works. Also, due to the expected storms, the pick-up for unselected works has been rescheduled to Tuesday, August 12th from 9 AM – 5 PM. There will be NO pick up on Friday, August 8th.


Richard Matsu, a long time member and corporate supporter of the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce (HJCC) was one of the honorees at the recently held annual “Gala Event” by the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. He was the Executive Vice President of Marukai and through their “Taste of Marukai” event annually donated $10,000 to […]


On June 24, 2014, the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, together with partners the Hawaii Association of Realtors, Hawaii Independent Insurance Agents Association, Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Land Use Research Foundation, hosted a forum for Democratic gubernatorial candidates Governor Neil Abercrombie and State Senator David Ige.  The lunch time forum, which […]


On June 25th, 2014, HJCC IBD (International Business Development) held its annual Nihongo De Douzo! Japanese Language Networking Event at the C’Est Si Bon Ballroom at the Pagoda Hotel & Restaurant.  The evening’s program, presented entirely in Japanese, offered a great chance for the Japanese-speaking members and Japan facing businesses to network and develop relationships. […]