NELSON H. KOYANAGI, who was president of Edward Enterprises for 12 years and a former East-West Center chief accountant, was named vice president of finance for CHART Rehabilitation of Hawai'i Inc. (Comprehensive Health and Active Rehabilitation Training). He will oversee the organization's finances, computer systems and retirement fund.
FRIEDA S. TAKAKI, president and chief executive officer of CHART has been named president of the EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN (ESOP) ASSOCIATION'S Hawai'i chapter. Takaki is a former manager of Manoa Marketplace and escrow administrator for Wailea Development, an Alexander & Baldwin Inc. subsidiary. At CHART, she pursued acquisition of the company from its original owners and helped transform it into an employee-stock-owned company. Other officers of the Hawai'i chapter's ESOP Association include RICHARD MORRIS (Benefit Capital Financial Services), vice president-arrangements; ROBERT M. TAYLOR (Maui Divers of Hawai'i Ltd.), vice president-membership; JAMES A. RODIN (vice president of Pacific Century Trust), treasurer; and GREGORY M. HANSEN, (Case Bigelow & Lombardi), secretary.
LEE COLLINS SR., who has been with the Battleship Missouri Memorial since it opened to tours in January 1999, has been named to the newly created position of director of marketing by the USS Missouri Memorial Association. The former president of Ocean Works Inc. served as director of visitor operations for the memorial and is a 10-year veteran of the local tour and travel industry.
JEFFREY M.C. LUM has been named the HONOLULU BOARD OF REALTORS' 2001 Realtor of the Year 24 years after his father, Tan Tek Lum, and 28 years after his grandfather, Y.T. Lum were accorded the same honor. It is the first time that the recognition has gone to three generations in the same family. Jeffrey Lum, of Lum Yip Kee Ltd., also was 1999 chairman of the Honolulu Board of Realtors, and serves on its board of directors. He has been a member of the group since 1989.
The Hawai'i Technology Trade Association, the statewide, private-sector trade association serving Hawai'i's technology industry has tapped former Adtech president TAREQ HOQUE as chairman of its 2002 board of directors. Hoque, who left Adtech in July 2001, helped make Adtech an industry leader, with more than $150 million in annual revenues and more than 300 employees. He is also a former investment banking group executive with Citibank and Credit Suisse First Boston. Other 2002 Hawai'i Technology Trade Association officers include: Nick Susner (chief executive officer, Science & Technology International) and Kent Tsukamoto (partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers), vice chairs; Iris Okawa (attorney, Pacific Law Group), secretary; Martin Hsia (attorney, Cades Schutte Fleming & Wright), assistant secretary; Ed Young (vice president, City Bank/TIGR), treasurer; Frank Fukunaga (president, MELE Pacific), assistant treasurer and Jeanne Schultz (marketing manager, Kapolei Property Development), immediate past chair. The new officers will be installed in ceremonies from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at The Willows restaurant. Guest speaker is Adm. R. J. Zlatoper, trustee for the Estate of James Campbell and former Pacific Fleet commander in chief.
TOM QUAN, former manager of Chili's restaurant, Mililani; Hard Rock Cafe, Honolulu, and California Pizza Kitchen, Kahala, has been named general manager of the Brew Moon Restaurant & Microbrewery at Ward Centre. The 18-year veteran of restaurant management also has owned and operated two restaurants in Vancouver, B.C.
DAWN MATSUYAMA has joined the architecture, planning and consultant firm of Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo as marketing and business development coordinator in the firm's Honolulu office. The firm also has offices in Newport Beach, Orlando, Los Angeles, Seattle, London and Singapore. She fills the post vacated by DEAN KAWAMURA, who will become corporate marketing resource manager. Matsuyama will also coordinate public relations activities for the local 70-person office. She was most recently assistant vice president at Pacrim Marketing Group.
KRISTY SHIBUYA has assumed responsibility for O'ahu Visitors Bureau, Starwood Hotels in Hawai'i and Westin Maui accounts with her promotion to account executive at Stryker Weiner & Yokota Public Relations Inc. Her responsibilities in the travel and promotions department will include coordinating travel writer programs, promotions and national media relations. She was formerly an assistant account executive in the department.