TASTE OF JASH presents Hokkaido

(L) Pork Tenderloin entrée; (Center) Mr. Taiji Nakanishi, President of Dokyu USA Inc. and Mr. Takeshi Nishikawa, Interpreter speaking to the guests; (R) Mr. Yuta Kobiyama, General Manager and Mr. Takeshi Nishikawa. On November 19th, JASH members filled Tonkatsu Tamafuji Restaurant for a special dinner EXCLUSIVE to our members and their guests. Delicious variations of tonkatsu, deep fried dishes, and unlimited servings of special Hokkaido rice and condiments were served at the final Taste of JASH for 2019 featuring Hokkaido cuisine. Mr. Taiji Nakanishi, President of Dokyu USA Inc. which is the parent company of Tonkatsu Tamafuji was here from Hokkaido and attended the event. JASH members a

JASH NexGen Movers & Shakers Let’s Talk Story Series

L-R: Dan Dinell, Izumi Kinney, Sandra Fujiyama, Barbara Tanabe, Michelle Hirose On November 13, 2019 the Japan-America Society of Hawaii (JASH) hosted the second of a three part “talk story” series with local community leaders and JASH NexGen members. These sessions are small group discussions on leadership, and the path to leadership for the NexGen of leaders in Hawaii. This program featured Ms. Barbara Tanabe, JASH Board Director, Bank of Hawaii Director and Owner of Hoakea Communications. The program was held at the Bank of Hawaii board room in downtown Honolulu. Ms. Tanabe opened the discussion by sharing her story about growing up as a Japanese American woman and how from a very earl

Jimmy Choo First Look at Cruise 2020 Collection

On November 7, 2019, the Japan-America Society of Hawaii (JASH) was proud to partner with JASH corporate member Nashimoto & Associates to present an exclusive event to view the Cruise 2020 Collection of Jimmy Choo at its Ala Moana Center location. JASH members enjoyed complimentary champagne and canapés and shopped the exquisite line of handmade shoes, hand-bags, and accessories from this luxury designer. A portion of all sales made during this exclusive two-hour event will be made to JASH. JASH Lifetime members Dennis and Kathy Hirota sport their Jimmy Choo shoes. Guests enjoyed a beautiful personalized Jimmy Choo candle as a gift for attending the event. JASH NexGeners Kristian Lupimano an

JASH NexGen Movers & Shakers Let’s Talk Story with Colbert Matsumoto

On October 15, 2019 the Japan-America Society of Hawaii (JASH) hosted the first of a three part talk story series with some of our local community leaders. The first program featured Mr. Colbert Matsumoto, Chairman and President of Island Holdings, Inc. at the Island Holdings, Inc. board room located in downtown Honolulu. The goal of the “Movers and Shakers Let’s Talk Story” series is to allow for deeper discussions about topics such as what leadership means, facing challenges and creatively addressing issues of the day and what leaders would like to see from the next generation, among other topics. This EXCLUSIVE event was purposely kept to a small group of 10-12 JASH NexGeners and their gu

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