Executive Officers 2016-2017

President
Audrey N. Takamine
Takamine Construction, Inc.

First Vice President
Stephen N. Ueda
Suisan Company, Ltd.

Second Vice President
Donn S. Mende
HFS Federal Credit Union

Third Vice President
Ross Birch
Hawaii Island Visitors Bureau

Treasurer
Joseph F. Skruch


Auditor
Ivan Nakano

I. Kitagawa Co.

Japanese Secretary
Naomi Menor

Naomi’s World Travel Service

Immediate-Past President
Russell M. Arikawa
Ginoza Realty, Inc.

Board of Directors 

One-Year Directors (Term expires 6/30/18)

Darice Cullio
Central Pacific Bank

Dean Fuke
HMSA

Barbara A. Hastings
Hastings & Pleadwell: A Communication Company

Ryan Kadota
Kadota Liquor

Randy Kurohara
Creative Arts Hawaii

Amanda Lee
Hawaii Electric Light Company

Joy Madriaga
Hawaii Petroleum Inc.

Tracey Miura
Pyramid Insurance Centre

Mike Miyahira
Business Strategies, Inc.
JCCIH Past President (1998-1999)

Allan Onishi
L. H. Gamble, Co.
JCCIH Past President (2009-2010)

Francis Rickard
Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Rosie Sakane-Elarco
CU Hawaii Federal Credit Union

Debbie Shigehara

Toby Taniguchi
KTA Super Stores

Two-Year Directors (Term expires 6/30/19)

Laurie Correa
First Hawaiian Bank

Mitchell Dodo
Dodo Mortuary, Inc.

Charlene Iboshi

Michael Kaleikini
Puna Geothermal Venture
JCCIH Past President (2011-2012)

Ka'iu Kimura
'Imiloa Astronomy Center

Craig Shiroma
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.

Dr. Donald Straney
University of Hawaii at Hilo

Three-year Directors (Term expires 6/30/20)

Jon Arizumi
Hawaii Electric Light Company

Tommy Goya
JCCIH Past President (1997-1998)

Janice Ikeda
HOPE Services Hawaii

Josie Kiyan
Hawaii Electric Light

Peter Kubota
Attorney at Law

Phoebe Lambeth
JCCIH Past President (2006-2008)

Dwayne Mukai
Mukai Investment Group, LLC.
JCCIH Past President (2005-2006)

Darren Nishioka
CU Hawaii Federal Credit Union
JCCIH Past President (2015-2016)

Russell Oda
Fleming & Associates, LLC.

Arthur Taniguchi
Bank of Hawaii
JCCIH Past President (2000-2001)

Gina Tanouye
Allstate Insurance - Speegle Agency, LLC.

Carol VanCamp
JCCIH Past President (2013-2014)

Honorary Members

David S. Ikawa
Big Island Candies, Inc.

Honorary Director

Larry Isemoto
Isemoto Contracting Co., Ltd.


Associate Member

Hiroshi Ota