On Saturday, April 14th, the Program and Community Affairs Committee (PCAC) volunteered in its first of two Laulima events this month. The Adopt-a-School program “adopted” Pearl Highlands Intermediate School, and our HJCC members helped spruce up the campus, including painting the exterior. In conjunction with the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce (HJJCC) and their […]
Board of Director Rika Hirata helped the HJCC acquire an authentic chо̄chin (lantern) used by an actual Kabuki actor in Japan. The chо̄chin was donated by Director Sanemon Tobaya, Director of Kabuki Japanese Music. It will replace the existing lantern used in the annual Shо̄kо̄ Shiranami Gonin Otoko performance at our Shinnen Enkai (New Year’s Banquet). […]
A first-of-its-kind Hawaii-Japan mission of Hawaii-Hiroshima Emerging Young Business Leaders Program (EYBLP) wrapped up its inaugural program last week with eight young business leaders from Hawaii visiting Hiroshima to learn about business and cultural practices unique to the area and Japan.
The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce would like to thank our membership for attending the recent Government Affairs Committee speakers’ seminars: Scott S. Morishige, MSW, Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness, Governor’s Office We hosted Scott S. Morishige, MSW on Wednesday, February 21st at the HJCC Library, where he gave a seminar on the Ohana Zone & […]
Written by Event Chair, Kari Kiyota (PSH Insurance) On Wednesday, February 28th, Dole Cannery’s Pо̄maikaʻi Ballroom was filled with cheerful laughter and conversation as the HJCC welcomed over 200 people to the annual General Membership Gathering | Arigato. Chamber members were joined by members of the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber and prospective HJCC members […]