No task is too big when done together.

We’re at our best when we work together, fostering inclusivity and promoting the diversity that is central to fulfilling our mission. By encouraging a collective voice based on different perspectives, our team strives to build independence – inside and out.


Scott Nahme
Board Chair
Retired, Central Pacific Bank

Savan Patel
Board Vice Chair
CEO, S&P Holdings, Inc.

Alton Murakami
Board Treasurer
VP & Tax Manager, First Hawaiian Bank

Kristi O'Heron
Board Secretary
Labor and Employee Associate, Marr Jones & Wang

Maria Borje Bonkowski
Retired, Kaiser Permanente

Cleo Brown
Principal Consultant, TEK Consulting Service

Paige Heckathorn Choy
Director of Government Affairs, Heathcare Association of Hawaii

Dawn Hirano
Asst. VP - Human Resources, Island Holdings, Inc.

Joy Ishiara
Sr. VP - Director of Brand and Creative Studio, Bank of Hawaii

William H. Kern
Retired, Referentia Systems Incorporated

Matt Miller
Sr. VP - Digital Strategy, Central Pacific Bank

Michael Morales
CBTS | Hawaiian Telcom, Director – Business and Consulting Services

Sean Mochizuki
Accuity,  LLP

Ryan Yamamoto
Operations Manager, The Database Consultants


Emmit Kane
Board Chair
Corporate Safety Manager, Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.

Keith Suzuka
Board Vice Chair
Partner, McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP

Bryan Kapeckas
Board Treasurer/Secretary
Managing Director - Loyalty and Travel Products, Hawaiian Airlines

Scott Kavanaugh
CEO, First Foundation Bank

Stavros Demos
Sr. VP - Quantitative Risk Management, Central Pacific Bank

Kira Higa
Director of Human Resources, Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii (RCUH)

Dwayne Takeno
Audit Principal, N&K CPAs, Inc.

Derek Mizuno
Administrator, State of Hawaii - Employer Union Trust Fund

Mike Robinson
VP - Government Relations and Community Affairs, Hawaii Pacific Health

Lynn Zane
Honorary Board Director
Retired, Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism

Hank Wong
Board Director Emeritus
Retired, Citibank Properties

Masa Tasaka
Honorary Board Director
Retired, Kuakini Health System


Rona Yagi Fukumoto
President & CEO

Karen Wong
Vice President of Administration

Laurel King
Quality Assurance Manager

Darryl Dudoit
Director of Maintenance Services

Laurie Hara
Director of Marketing & Development

Lori Lutu
Director of Disability Services

Lori Lau
Director of Meals on Wheels

Darren Lee
Information Technology Manager

Kathleen Racuya-Markrich
Director of Human Resources

Dwayne Masutani
Director of Finance

Evan Nakatsuka
Director of Workforce Programs

Drew Uchiyama
Custom Products Manager

Reid Yasunaga
Director of Food Service