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 HJCC Membership Development Committee (MDC) held its “HJCC Karaoke Night” on Thursday, April 19 at the Nocturna Lounge.  This event brought together HJCC members and friends for a fun night great music and lots of laughter. The attendees had a blast as we had “Bruno Mars,” “Bono,” and “J-Lo” in the group to entertain […]

42 guests comprised of both HJCC members and non-members gathered together on Friday, April 20th at the Kapiolani Community College Tamarind Room for the HJCC “Elegant Culinary Dinner 2018” event. The participants were “wowed” with dishes prepared by the students who participated in the 2018 American Culinary Foundation (ACF) Competition with special wine pairings for […]

On Sunday, April 22nd (Earth Day), the HJCC partnered with Iolani School’s Nā Wai ‘Ekolu organization. This Earth Day celebration benefited the Palolo Stream and Ala Wai Watershed. Following the community service project, there was music, food, and activities for the whole family. Our volunteers worked on the mural at Pālolo Elementary School and cleaning up […]

In conjunction with the 150th Anniversary of the first Japanese immigrating to Hawaii (called the “Gannenmono”), Past Chair Tyler Tokioka appeared in an interview on JP Lam’s “Naruhodo” on KIKU-TV. Tokioka educates Lam (and the audience) with a brief history of the Gannenmono and introduces the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii’s Tokioka Heritage Resource Center, […]

  Honolulu—The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce (HJCC) has appointed Wayne Ishihara president and chief executive officer.  Ishihara has been president of the HJCC since 2009, when he retired from American Savings Bank as the Senior Vice President for Operations and a member of the Executive Management Team.  As president and chief executive officer, Ishihara […]

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’).