20 for the Next 20 2018: Where Are They Now?

This cohort has 20 distinguished people, including two women recently promoted to CEO at American Savings Bank and Hawaiian Electric Co.
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From left to right: Shelee Kimura, Ann Teranishi, Joseph Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, Chris Kajioka
John Allen III

Then and Now: Video Advisor & Operations Manager of Searider Productions, Wai‘anae High School


Craig Anderson

Then and Now: VP of Operations, Mauna Kea Resort


Beau Bassett

Then and Now: Attorney, Pitluck Kido & Aipa


Celeste Connors

Then: Executive Director, Hawai‘i Green Growth

Now: CEO, Hawai‘i Local2030 Hub


John Gotanda

Then and Now: President, Hawai‘i Pacific University


Jeff Grimmer

Then and Now: VP & Treasurer, First Insurance Co. of Hawaii


Lyndsey Haraguchi-Nakayama

Then and Now: Co-Owner, Hanalei Taro & Juice Co.


Joseph Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula

Then and Now: Chair of Native Hawaiian Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine


Chris Kajioka

Then: Chef, Co-Owner, Senia Restaurant

Now: Chef, Papa Kurts, Miro Kaimuki and Waicco Maui


Shelee Kimura

Then: Senior VP, Business Development & Strategic Planning, Hawaiian Electric Co.

Now: President & CEO, Hawaiian Electric Co.


Noelani Lee

Then and Now: Executive Director, Ka Honua Momona


Elliot Mills

Then and Now: VP Hotel Operations, Aulani, Disney Resort & Spa


Lauren Nahme

Then and Now: VP of Strategy & Innovation, Kamehameha Schools


Unyong Nakata

Then: Executive Director of Development, UH Shidler College of Business

Now: Principal, Nakata Advisory LLC


Ryan Nobriga

Then and Now: VP of Finance, Hawaiian Dredging Construction


Nathan T. Okubo

Then and Now: Partner & Management Committee Member, Cades Schutte LLP


Emily Reber Porter

Then and Now: COO, The MacNaughton Group


Kevin T. Sakamoto

Then: Senior Executive VP & Branch Delivery Manager, Bank of Hawaii

Now: EVP & Division Manager – Consumer Banking at First Hawaiian Bank


Doug Shimokawa

Then and Now: Senior VP, Pacxa


Ann Teranishi

Then: Executive VP, Operations, American Savings Bank

Now: President & CEO, American Savings Bank


Read more about this cohort when we published 20 for the Next 20 in March 2018.



Categories: 20 for the Next 20, Leadership