Greetings. It’s already been over two months since my chairmanship began and I am totally amazed and gratified by the enormous support of so many members that contribute in various ways toward the chamber. Mahalo! In July I asked that we collaborate, get involved and bring in at least one new member this year. I […]
On Friday, August 23, 2013, twenty five HCJJ members attended a member visit to Y. Hata & Co., Limited. Upon our arrival we were greeted by Russell Hata, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Y. Hata & Co. Limited and enjoyed a delicious continental breakfast served in the their culinary kitchen. After breakfast we assembled in the training room where Russell shared the Y.Hata story which was followed by a tour of their expansive facility.
Save your appetites and mark your calendars, Chopsticks & Wine is rapidly approaching! Join us for a fabulous night of food, drinks, and great company.
We have completed another fiscal year (July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013) under the leadership of Immediate Past Chair Scott Higa who asked everyone to “GET INVOLVED”! Thanks to all of you we were able to accomplish many important initiatives during the past fiscal year.
The tax on sugary beverages and the tax on single-use grocery bags are dead. Unemployment tax relief (provided in some prior years) is dead, so employers will be stuck with Schedule G for this year. The bill applying conveyance tax to changes in control of entities that own Hawaii real property has also died.