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Largest Private-Sector Employers

Compiled from data collected for the Hawaii Business Top 250

Largest Private-Sector Employers
Rank '00 Rank '99 Company Chief Executive

'99 % Change

'98 % Change Employees Year Founded Parent Company
1 58

Altres Global Business Services, Inc
Contract staffing, temporary placement, professional employment organization in 15 states.

Barron L. Guss- PR
Kerry A. Kopp -VP


99.3 16613 1993 ALTRES Inc, ALTRES Staffing Inc, ALTRES Insurance Inc, ALTRES Medical
Contract staffing, temporary placement, professional employment orgranization in 15 states.
2 5 BancWest Corp.
Financial Services
Walter A. Dods Jr. -CHB, CEO
Don J. McGrath -PR, COO
Joel Sibrac -Vice CHB
John K. Tsui -Vice CHB, COO
883.7 4946 1858/1974 First Hawaiian Bank (59 Branches), Bank of the West (162 branches)
3 2 Pacific Century Financial Corp.
Bank holding Company.
 Micheal E. O'Neil -CHB, CEO
Richard J. Dahl -PR, COO
Alton T. Kuioka -Vice CHB
Mary P. Carryer -Vice CHB
 1300.3  4700  1897  Bank of Hawaii, Pacific Century Bank, First Savings & Loan Association of America (Guam,
4 9 Kyo-ya Co. Ltd.
Hotels(owner & operator), parking lots, retail stores, restaurants, insurance agencies
 Masakuni Osano -PR
Stanley Takashi -EVP, COO
 536.6  4060  1961  Kokusai Kogyo Co. Ltd(Japan), Princess Kaiulani Hotel (dba), Moana Surfrider Hotel (dba), Sheraton Waikiki Hotel (dba), Royal Hawaiian Hotel (dba), Sheraton Maui Hotel (dba), Palace Hotel (CA) (dba), Kyo-ya Restaurant (dba), Kyo-ya Oceanic Co Ltd, (Australia), Grand Cypress Florida Inc. (FL), Beach Parking (dba), Surfrider Golf Shop (dba), Pacific Rim Insurance Corp., Kyo-ya Insurance Services Ltd.
5 15 The Queen's Health System
Allied health care services.
Robert C. Oshiro -CHB
Richard L. Griffin -PR, CEO 
 415  3876  1859 The Queen's Medical Center, The Queen's Emma Foundation, Molokai General Hospital, Queen's Development Corp. The Queen's Health Care Centers, Diagnostic Laboratory Services Inc., Queen's Health Management, Queen's Island Care, Queen's Hawaii Care, Queen's Preferred Plan, The Queen's Health Care Plan, Hawaii Medical Library, Hamamatsu/Queen's PET Imaging Center LLC, CareResource Hawaii, Queen's Insurance AIF Inc. 
6 39 McDonald's Restaurants of Hawaii
Quick-service restaurant (76 outlets in Hawaii, 7 outlets in Guam, 2 in Siapan; 45 individually owned).
Ken Nakamure-Mg Dir
Frankie Chung -Sr. Operations Mgr.
Verconica Kaneko -Sr Operations Mgr.
Cesar Llarenas -Operations Mgr. 
 159  3700  1968  McDonald's Corp. (IL)
7 1 Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc.
Electronic services and finanicial services.
 Robert F. Clarke -CHB, PR, CEO
T.Micheal May -Sr. VP
Robert F. Mougeot -VP/Finanace, CFO
 1485.2  3262  1891/1983  Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO), Hawaii Electric Light Co. (HELCO), Maui Electric Co. (MECO), HEI Power Corp., American Savings Bank.
8 13 Kaiser Permante Medical Care Program
Non-profit health maintenance organization (HMO) - health plan nad medical care
Micheal E. Chaffin, MD -PR/Hawaii Perm. Med. Grp.
Bruce Behnke -PR
 462  3150  1958  Kasier Permente Medical Care Program(CA)
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc., Hawaii Permanente Medical Group Inc.
9 29 Hawaii Health Systems Corp.
Acute, long term & rural healthcare provider.
Thomas M. Driskill Jr. -PR, CEO   226    3145  1884/1996  Maui Memorial Medical Center (Maui Region), Kula Hospital (Maui Region), Lanai Community Hospital (Lanai Region), Hilo Medical Center (East Hawaii Region), Hale Ho'ola Hamakua (East Hawaii Region), Kau Hospital (East Hawaii Region), Kona Community Hospital (West Hawaii Region), Kohala Hospital (West Hawaii Region), Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital (Kauai Region) , Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (Kauai Region), Leahi Hospital (Oahu Region), Maluhia Hospital (Oahu Region).
10 12 Hawaiian Airlines, Inc
Commerical airline operations
 Paul J. Casey -PR CEO
John B. Happ -Sr. VP/Mktg. & Sales
Ruthann s. Yamanaka -Sr. VP/People Services
 488.9  426.4  3050  1929  

Compiled from data collected for the Hawaii Business Top 250

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