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’).

“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 […]

Thank you to all artists who entered in HJCC’s 40th Annual “Commitment to Excellence” Art Exhibition! Click here to view the list of selected works (UPDATED 8/4/2018). The Gallery Opening will be on Monday, August 6th at 7:00pm, following an invitation-only Opening Reception. The Exhibition will run from Tuesday, August 7 – Thursday, August 16: […]

Written by Patti Fukada, Membership Development Committee (MDC) member and Event Coordinator ‘Ōlelo’s Mission: To strengthen our island voices and advance community engagement through innovative media. On July 20, 2018, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce (HJCC) members gathered for a visit at ‘Ōlelo Community Media.  We were greeted by Sanford Inouye – President & Chief Executive […]

Roughly 400 Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce (HJCC) members and non-members from the business community attended HJCC’s Inauguration and Generational Award Celebration and 150 year GANNENMONO event on Wednesday, July 18 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. At the event, HJCC’s Incoming Chair of the Board Melanie Okazaki, Regional Marketing Manager, McDonald’s Restaurants […]

On June 28th, 2018, the Women’s Diversity Initiative (WDI) hosted a cooking event with Lynette Lo Tom, President of Bright Light Marketing and author of A Chinese Kitchen and an upcoming cookbook in October. 23 of our members enjoyed a cooking demonstration with six courses, which included wine pairings with select dishes: Chikuwa fishcake with […]

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’).