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JASH Weekly Update: ✨Join Our JASH Natsumatsuri on 8/17✨

Dear Members and Friends of JASH, Our JASH NexGen has been hard at work preparing the finishing touches on our 3rd Annual Natsumatsuri presented by Island Insurance Foundation. Grab your favorite outfit for a Tokyo night out and join us LIVE on August 17 at 5:30PM at BSIDE Lounge & Venue for an evening in GINZA. Enjoy dishes from partner restaurants from around Ward Village plus try our two signature cocktails, designed specially for our Natsumatsuri! We're excited to welcome you all to our first completely IN-PERSON summer festival. Registration is NOW OPEN, so reserve your spot today!


3rd Annual JASH NexGen Natsumatsuri


Presented by Island Insurance Foundation


August 17, 2022



BSIDE Lounge & Venue

at Ward Centre


JASH Member 65.00

Non-member 70.00

includes a sampling from each of our restaurant partners

& two signature cocktails


Our restaurant partners Fat Cheeks, Ginza Sushi, Kamitoku Ramen, Maile Thai, & Piggy Smalls are also customizing their dishes to suit our summer Tokyo night vibe. After you enjoy your two complimentary signature cocktails, BSIDE Venue & Lounge will also have a no-host bar with additional drinks available for purchase throughout the night. We'll be releasing additional information, like our fabulous ENTERTAINMENT LINE-UP as we count down to August 17. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates!

Our JASH Natsumatsuri is made possible with the hard work of members of our NexGen Advisory Committee. In particular, we want to introduce you to our three fantastic Natsumatsuri Co-Chairs, who bring their creativity, energy, and love for Japan into coordinating this event!


Natsumatsuri Co-Chairs

Jenna Nakagawa is a Mortgage Loan Officer with Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. She is serving as JCI (Junior Chamber International) Honolulu’s 2022 Executive Vice President. She is also on the membership committees for the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce (HJCC) and Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals (COCYP).

Delle Tanioka is the Senior Account Manager for Automated Healthcare Solutions (AHCS), a medical technology and billing company where she oversees accounts in Hawaii, Alaska, California and Nevada. Delle has been an active member of the JASH NexGen Advisory Committee as Vice Chair and also served on the JASH Annual Golf Tournament Committee which assisted in producing one of the most successful JASH golf tournaments. She was elected the second president of JCI Honolulu in 2017 and served as the 77th State President of JCI-Hawaii.

Toby Tamaye is President of AT Marketing, providing marketing and event development services for Hawaii businesses and is recognized as a top strategist to reach the 21-55 year old demographic market and international visitor industries. He has been instrumental in assisting JASH with the formation of JASH NexGen Committee. He also serves as the Board Chair of the Hawaiʻi Foodbank Alakaʻi Young Leaders and the Event Chair of the University of Hawaiʻi Shidler College of Business Alumni Association.


MAHALO NexGen Natsumatsuri Planning Committees

Food & Beverage Toby Tamaye, Chair Tyler Hiranaka Mika Morigawara Reyn Sugai​

Entertainment & Program Gina Maeda, Chair Staci Yoshihara Mika Morigawara Rie Yoshida​

Decorations Alyssa Sakamaki, Chair Mika Morigawara Clara Lin Kristian Lipumano Cosmo Hirai Anna Maiwa

Donations Michelle Hirose, Chair Staci Yoshihara Ayumi Jampel​

Volunteers Taylor Date, Chair Michael De Guzman Gina Maeda​ Jenna Nakagawa Monchalee Ota

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



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