A special Aloha Dinner for Chair of the Board Paul Yonamine was held in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 13, 2022. Past and current board members gathered at Board of Councilors Member Roy Yamaguchi’s Eating House in Waikiki to show their appreciation to Paul as he steps down as chair. The dinner celebrated Paul’s leadership and his many accomplishments and successes at the U.S.-Japan Council.
Special thanks to Board of Councillor Roy Yamaguchi and wife Denise Yamaguchi; incoming, current and past board members Susan Eichor (JALD ’07), Sachi Hamai, Yoh Kawanami (TOMODACHI-Mitsui & Co. Leadership Program ’16), Josh Morey (ELP ’16), Norman Nakasone, Ann Teranishi, and Jan Yanehiro (JALD ’10). Also attending the dinner was Hawaii Regional Chair Emi Au and USJC staff Wendy Abe (JALD ’09) and Allison Murata. Thank you Paul for your outstanding leadership and service!