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 Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce (HJCC) is pleased to be a partnering organization with the National Japanese American Citizens League for E Komo Mai: A Welcome Dinner for Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr., Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet on Friday, February 7, 2014 at the Manoa Grand Ballroom. Please consider supporting this event.

Albert C. Kobayashi was born in Honolulu in 1920. When Albert was 12 years old, his father passed away, and to help his family survive, he worked with his older brother and sister on their parents’ farm in Manoa. He also did odd jobs like selling newspapers and chauffeuring to add to the family’s income. After graduating from McKinleyHigh School in 1937, he attended business college classes while working at nights […]

On November 5, 2013, more than 30 people attended presentation by Andrew Stewart at Manoa Grand Ballroom. This was a follow up seminar of “Japanese Business Customs Every Gaijin Should Know” held in April.

Chairman of the Board Gordon Kagawa announced that we are planning a Japan Trip the week of May 25 – May 31, 2014. The tentative plan is to fly direct to Fukuoka (spend a few days), Matsuyama (EhimePrefecture) and Hiroshima. Possible side trips the following few days thereafter could be to Fukui, Tokyo and Shizuoka.

 By Peter Hamasaki, Chair, Government Affairs Committee On November 12, 2013, members of the Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Committee, as well as interested Board members, met with three members of the University of Hawaii’s Presidential Selection Committee. The search committee members included Regent Jan Sullivan, Student Regent Jeffrey Acido and Committee Member Walt Niemczura.  The meeting […]

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’).