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  • Toby Taniguchi, 2022-2023 President with Lincoln Ashida, 2021-2022 President

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawai‘i has been a leading voice for the East Hawai‘i business community for nearly 70 years.

JCCIH promotes a sustainable economic environment in which local businesses can flourish, provide meaningful jobs, and foster a healthy, vibrant Hawai‘i Island.

Kahiau (giving without expecting anything in return) and Okage Sama De (I am what I am because of you) are the bedrock of our organization and are what set us apart.

JCCIH believes in partnerships; we work closely with other chambers and organizations on Hawai‘i Island, and have deep ties with our sister chamber in Japan, the Higashi-Hiroshima Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Upcoming Events

Mission Statement

To promote the well-being of our community through business and personal relationships advancing the values of

Kahiau & Okage Sama De


“giving without expecting anything in return”


Okage Sama De

“I am what I am because of you”

24th Annual
A Taste of Hilo

Auction is Live October 16-29, 2022

In 2021 we celebrated 23 years of A Taste of Hilo event. For the second year, we held an We thought in 2020 we saw a record year for our silent auction, but the unwavering support of our community far and wide rolled in strongly in 2021 completely knocking that record off its socks!

Saying thank you really isn’t enough to show all of our sponsors, donors, and community supporters the appreciation we have to have had the success we did.

We call upon you all again as we focus on another online auction event and seek to donate another $10,000 this year to Hawaii Community College and support the educational and workforce efforts they put out into our community.

24th Annual JCCIH Golf Classic Tournament

Over the years, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii (JCCIH) has been honored to play an integral role in perpetuating Japanese culture while supporting and connecting local businesses on the Big Island. As the JCCIH proudly celebrates the 24th anniversary of its annual Golf Classic, we reflect upon and are thankful for the community’s support throughout the years. Proceeds from the tournament support programming and administrative functions of our organization. We look forward to seeing all of our sponsors, participants, and volunteers at our 24th Annual JCCIH Golf Classic Tournament!

To sign up a golf team of two or as a sponsor, click here:

24th Annual JCCIH Golf Classic Tournament

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