The Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawai‘i invites you to join us and participate as an active Chamber member. The JCCIH offers a forum to discuss governmental affairs, participate in educational issues, strengthen economic development, network and help make things happen!  Any person of good repute engaged in a business, profession, agriculture, industry; we include those who are self employed or own property within the County of Hawai’i, and anyone actively interested in the welfare and advancement of Hawaii Island.  JCCIH is an ethnically diverse organization and welcomes all races, national origins and genders.

Memberships run on a fiscal year calendar (July 1 to June 30)

Join us and make a difference in our island community by becoming a member today!

Levels of Membership

Regular Member
Base = $150  Optional Political Action Committee $15
Total = $165
Non-profit Organization
Base = $100  Optional Political Action Committee $15
Total = $115
Government Employees, Government Agencies, Sponsoring Individuals
Base = $100  Optional Political Action Committee $15
Total = $115
Retiree Total = $85
Spousal (no voting power) Total = $80


  • Annual Membership Directory
  • Bi-Monthly Newsletter Oshirase
  • Exchanging cultural values
  • Networking opportunities with other chamber members and community-focused activities
  • Complimentary subscription to Hawai’i Business Magazine
  • Special partner discounts

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10 Reasons to Join JCCIH

  1. Community Involvement - As a member you will have the opportunity to be part of creating a sustainable economic environment by participating in community events that impact life on our island and tell the stories of what’s happening here.  Our members make a difference by working to improve the quality of life and our local business environment.
  2. Increase Your Visibility in the Community - Chamber members receive exposure through our directories, social events and website.  Member profile announcements in our newsletter Oshirase highlight new members and offer updates on all the new programs, projects and activities of the Chamber as well as business advertising opportunities.
  3. Relationship Building Opportunities - One major reason to consider active participation with the Chamber is to meet and network with new businesses and resources in order to promote your business and develop long-term relationships. 
  4. Representation - The Chamber works as a voice for its members in local and state government.  We support industries and businesses that bring people, employment and a better economy to Hawai’i Island.
  5. Member Directory and Referrals – As a member, you have access to our membership database, offering you a great way to reach out to other members of the business community.  We offer advertising opportunities in this directory for our members – another great way to promote your business.  As we receive requests for goods and services, we send them directly to our members. 
  6. Resources and Assistance - We maintain information and statistics that are shared with individuals interested in promoting business.
  7. Informed Members - We try to keep our members informed about any and all regional and state issues, either by media articles, newspapers, personal visits, meetings and events.
  8. Discounts - Receive “Chamber Exclusive” member discounts offered by members, for members. 
  9. Economic Development - By being a member, you help the Chamber succeed in helping the market grow. You strengthen the Chamber’s efforts to make the conditions in the market good for your business whether you are new in town or have been around for years.  This helps our community become more prosperous, which means your customers have more money to spend with you, and you eventually have more customers.

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