Frequently Asked Questions
Who is organizing the 2019 Hawaiʻi Executive Conference?
After a hiatus in 2017, the Hawaiʻi Executive Conference will resume under the new leadership of the aio Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity that supports programs that empower Hawaiʻi.
Why did the aio Foundation take over the Conference from the Hawaiian Educational Council?
Who is on the 2019 HEC Advisory Board and what is its purpose?
The Advisory Board is helping establish the overall vision for the conference. As leaders in our community, they bring together a diverse spectrum of business, government and nonprofit leaders. The 2018 Advisory Board includes:
Kamanaʻopono Crabbe, CEO Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Bob Harrison, President and CEO First Hawaiian Bank
Peter Ho, President, CEO and Chairman Bank of Hawaii
Corbett Kalama, Vice President-RE Investments & Community Affairs The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Duane Kurisu, Chairman and CEO aio Group
Yasunobu Kyogoku, Founding Partner of Innovation Global Capital
Colbert Matsumoto, Chairman and CEO Island Insurance Co.
Paul Yonamine, Chairman GCA Corporation-Japan
Who will attend the 2019 Hawaiʻi Executive Conference?
The 2018 Conference is an invitation-only event for CEOs, decision makers and thought leaders from Hawaiʻi, the U.S. mainland and Asia, with the purpose of addressing issues that affect Hawaiʻi and collaborating on solutions to move the islands forward.
What is the history of the Hawaiʻi Executive Conference?
Hawaiʻi Executive Conference
A 501(c)3 nonprofit that supports programs that empower Hawaiʻi. aio Foundation staff will be the primary contact for your invitation and for logistic.
1000 Bishop St., Suite 202
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813