Hawaiʻi’s People to Watch 2021
Each year, Hawaii Business Magazine honors 20 people who we believe will have a major positive impact on Hawai‘i over the next two decades. They have already proven themselves, but we expect even more from them in the future.
Nominate an Emerging Leader: Know someone who belongs on next year’s list of the 20 for the Next 20? Nominate them for the Class of 2022 at hawaiibusiness.com/nominations.
View the profiles of our 2021 cohort:
Executive VP – Commercial Banking Group
First Hawaiian Bank
Director of Commercial Operations
American Savings Bank
UH Mānoa’s Institute for Sustainability and Resilience
Executive VP of E-Commerce and Marketing Operations,
Bank of Hawaii
Director of Innovation, Agriculture & Circular Economy
We Are Oceania
Hawaiʻi State Commission on the Status of Women
Hawaiʻi Public Utilities Commission
The Howard Hughes Corp.
Attorney and Partner
Founder and CEO
Systems Director of Behavioral Health
The Queen’s Medical Center
President and CEO
Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement
Director of Electrification of Transportation
Hawaiian Electric Co.
President and Founder, Hoʻōla Nā Pua
Nurse Practitioner, US Acute Care Solutions
Nathan Saint Clare
Capstone Coordinator, Hawaiʻi Preparatory Academy
Director, Nalukai Academy Startup Camp
Senior VP & Senior Commercial Banking Manager
Central Pacific Bank
Benjamin J. Wang