Movers & Makers

Francis Choe

As Director of External Affairs, Francis Choe will manage all public relations, communications, marketing, government, and external affairs of Hawaii Employers Council including working with the Council team to coordinate compliance, informational, and educational programs for Council members. He will…

Tammie Nguyen

UHA Health Insurance continues to strengthen its internal and customer-facing information systems with the promotion of Tammie Nguyen to project management/business analyst supervisor.   In that position, Ms. Nguyen ensures that UHA utilizes data-informed approaches in a wide range of…

Jason Miyashiro

UHA Health Insurance continues to strengthen its internal and customer-facing information systems with the promotion of Jason Miyashiro to software development and support supervisor.   In this position, Mr. Miyashiro manages and oversees all UHA system analysis and web-application development.…

Seng Yu

UHA Health Insurance continues to strengthen its internal and customer-facing information systems with the promotion of Seng Yu to director of information and support services.   In this position, Mr. Yu is responsible for all of UHA Health’s information technology…

Darren Shigemura

IC International, Hawaii’s premier wholesale provider of excess and surplus lines insurance, has promoted Darren Shigemura to Executive Vice President.   In this position, Shigemura oversees the Contract Binding and Policy Services Units, and assists in the overall management of…

Geoffrey T. Mukae

Cades Schutte is proud to welcome Geoffrey T. Mukae as Of Counsel in the firm’s Corporate and Business Law Practice Group. Geoff has over 20 years of experience in Hawai‘i, New York City, Silicon Valley, and Tokyo. He has represented…

Mark D.R. Mendoza

Mark D.R. Mendoza has joined UHA Health Insurance as a client services liaison.   The Client Services team serves as the primary contact for UHA employer groups, as well as brokers. UHA Health Insurance continues to strengthen its client service with new…

Kali McDonald

UHA Health Insurance continues to strengthen its client service with the promotion of Kali McDonald to senior client services liaison. In this role, she works with high level UHA employer groups and brokers to provide superior care and support. She…

Cindy Lam

Maryknoll School has appointed Cindy Lam as Chief Financial Officer, a new expanded role that oversees the Technology and Facilities offices in addition to the Business Office. Her responsibilities include financial planning, accounting, management and reporting of the assets, financial…

Erin Chow

UHA Health Insurance has elevated Erin Chow to clinical care manager.   In this position, Ms. Chow promotes excellence in member care, ensuring that it is patient-centered, safe, effective and timely. She manages clinical processes for members and serves as…

Diane Inouye

Island Insurance Companies, the state’s only locally-owned property and casualty insurer, has appointed Diane Inouye to Vice President of its Commercial Insurance Division.   Inouye is currently President of IC International, Hawaii’s premier wholesale provider of excess and surplus lines…

David Saito

Longtime local accounting executive David Saito has joined UHA Health Insurance as financial services manager.   In this position, Mr. Saito is responsible for operations and activities of the UHA Financial Services Department, including annual financial statement audits and regulatory…

Brian Helgerson

Brian Helgerson has officially joined Hunt Development Group, Hawaii Region, as Asset Manager.   In this position, Mr. Helgerson oversees asset management activity within the Hunt portfolio, including in Kalaeloa, where Hunt is the master developer of 530 acres and…

Naomi Hew

Naomi Hew has joined UHA Health Insurance as a client services liaison.   The Client Services team serves as the primary contact for UHA employer groups, as well as brokers. UHA Health Insurance continues to strengthen its client service with new…

Leanne Ogata

Tileco Inc. is pleased to announce that Leanne Ogata has been promoted to Vice President and COO. She is responsible for the overall management of operations at the company’s 15-acre facility in Campbell Industrial Park. She joined Tileco in 2015…

Denise Kadomoto

Island Insurance Company, the state’s only locally-owned property and casualty insurer, has promoted Denise Kadomoto to Assistant Vice President, Accounting and Finance. She will continue to serve as the company’s Controller, a position that she has held since 2015.   In…

Tammy Lee

Tammy Lee has joined Hunt Development Group, Hawai‘i Region as its Assistant Development Manager. In this position, she supports pre-development and development activities for Hunt’s 530 acre mixed-use program in Kalaeloa, West O‘ahu. A primary focus for Lee will be to…

Ayako Ide Ancheta

Ayako Ide Ancheta began her successful real estate career serving both English and Japanese speaking clients when she moved to Hawaii in 2006. She was born in Kamakura, Japan, but spent eight years being educated in Oregon. Driven by a…

Ruth Manzano Javier

Ruth Manzano Javier, a real estate veteran, has extensive experience in wide array of real estate transactions. Ruth exemplifies commitment, integrity and honesty and makes the client’s personal real estate needs her own. As a Filipino immigrant, Ruth experienced the…

Julianna Garris

Hawai‘i Life would like to recognize Julianna Garris, who has been a leader in O‘ahu luxury home sales for close to three decades, appearing on the Hawaii Business list of top-performing O‘ahu agents for many years. She built her reputation…

Haruka Shoji

Central Pacific Bank (CPB) announced the promotion of Haruka Shoji to Associate Wealth Advisor. She holds the Series 7, 66, Life & Health licenses and earned the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor Designation (CRPC®).  

Toby Tonaki

Island Insurance Company has promoted Toby Tonaki to Vice President, Claims. In this position, he will continue to oversee the Claims Division’s Casualty Unit. He joined Island in 2013 and has over 25 years of litigation experience.

Jason Carey

As a Founding Agent of Compass Hawaii, Jason Carey has steadily earned a reputation as a top-producing Real Estate agent in the luxury lifestyle sector.Jason has continuously built his business by forming lasting relationships with his clients through impeccable service,…

Marshall C. Mower

Marshall Mower is a dynamic and proven entrepreneurial leader with 30+ years of sales achievements and success.With an extensive and award-winning background in Hawai‘i real estate sales, Marshall has been recognized byHawaii Business Magazineas one of Hawai‘i’s Top 100 Realtors…