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JASH Weekly Update: CONGRATS to Our Lucky Winners!

Dear Members and Friends of JASH, DŌMO ARIGATŌ GOZAIMASU to everyone who supported JASH in our Lucky Draw Fundraiser! This fundraiser was held as part of our 32nd Annual Friendship Golf Classic, which took place on Monday, July 18 at Mid-Pacific Country Club. Today, we're excited to announce the WINNERS of our Lucky Draw! OMEDETŌ to our eight lucky supporters:

James Tyrin

Winner of a Round of Golf for Three at Mauna Kea Golf Course

Matt Aqui

Winner of Maui Jim Sunglasses

Spencer Shishido

Winner of Maui Jim Sunglasses

Shane Gibler

Winner of Maui Jim Sunglasses

Mike Ako

Winner of Sunday Brunch at Orchids

Michael Takayama

Winner of 60,000 HawaiianMiles

Darryl Otaguro

Winner of a Round of Golf for Four at Waialae Country Club


Todd Takayama

Winner of a Vacation Package for Two to Las Vegas

Courtesy of Pacific Honda

Congratulations to all of our winners from our Lucky Draw Fundraiser and Golf Classic! Again, JASH extends our greatest MAHALO for your support in this major fundraising event. We hope you all had a fabulous time, and we look forward to seeing you next year for our 33rd Golf Classic!

Winners have been contacted at the emails provided during checkout or Golf Classic registration. Please visit our Lucky Draw webpage for additional fundraiser details. If you haven't heard from us, please contact the JASH Office at or 808-524-4450.


About the JASH Classic—The JASH Friendship Golf Classic began in 1990 as an annual fundraiser to support the Japan-America Society of Hawaii in its mission to promote understanding and friendship between the U.S. and Japan through the unique perspective of Hawaii. Questions?—To learn more about our Golf Classic, please contact Justin George at





Getting Ready to Welcome Japan Back and Support Hawaii's Economic Recovery

Co-hosted by Chamber of Commerce Hawaii and Japan-America Society of Hawaii

Presented by Hawaiian Airlines


Monday, July 25, 2022




Registration is now closed.

The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii and Japan-America Society of Hawaii are excited to co-host a panel discussion on the return of Japanese travelers to Hawaii.

Tourism and business leaders participate in two panel discussions on the return of Hawaii's largest international visitor market, Japan. Panelists to discuss how airlines, tour companies, hotels and local businesses are preparing for the return of Japanese travelers to Hawaii, strategies to increase their spending in the islands, shopping and marketing trends and more. Learn tips and strategies to support the economic recovery of local businesses. Mahalo to our Event Sponsor, Hawaiian Airlines.




3rd Annual JASH NexGen Natsumatsuri


Presented by Island Insurance Foundation


August 17, 2022



BSIDE Lounge & Venue

at Ward Village

Save the date for an evening of summer festival food from restaurants at Ward. There will also be festive drinks and entertainment specially designed around this year's theme: 銀座 GINZA. Mahalo to our Title Natsu Sponsor, Island Insurance Foundation. The JASH NexGen Advisory Committee is made up of JASH’s young leaders who continue the mission of promoting understanding and friendship between the people of Japan and the U.S. through the special and unique perspective of Hawaii. If you are interested in becoming involved with NexGen, please contact Lila at



JASH Bridge Awards Dinner

Presented by Central Pacific Bank Foundation


October 10, 2022


Sheraton Waikiki

Mark your calendars to join us as we celebrate our two 2022 Awardees⁠—Halekulani Corporation and Jake Shimabukuro⁠—for their outstanding contributions to advancing Hawaii-Japan relations. Mahalo to our Bridge Awards Event Title Sponsor, Central Pacific Bank Foundation.

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