Leadership

Chair

Randy Harris is the Chair of the American Red Cross of Hawaii Board of Directors

Randy Harris

Randy Harris is the Chair of the American Red Cross of Hawaii Board of Directors, serving his first term in FY18 in this role. He has served on the Hawaii Red Cross board since 2002 and has served on the Nominating Committee and Executive Committee as well as the Financial Development, Humanitarian, Planned Giving, Governance, Endowment, Stewardship, and Individual Major Donor Relations Committees. He is a past Vice Chair.

Randy Harris formerly was Vice Chairman of Merrill Lynch International with responsibility for the development of Merrill Lynch’s China business. Previously, he was President of Merrill Lynch Japan. He was General Counsel of A.G. Becker and Chief Operating Officer prior to its acquisition by Merrill Lynch in 1984.

Mr. Harris is a member of the Bar of the State of Hawaii, Illinois, District of Columbia and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is involved in a variety of community activities, including serving as a trustee of a private foundation engaged in education and scientific study related to wildlife conservation. He also is on the board of a company which advises the Federated States of Micronesia on the development of corporate registry and captive insurance for Japanese corporations. Mr. Harris served on the Diamond Head Apartment's board and as president since 2016.

Born in Oklahoma, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Grinnel College in 1967 and a Doctor of Law degree from George Washington University in 1970. Mr. Harris and his wife, Joey reside in Honolulu.

Chief Executive Officer

Coralie Chun Matayoshi, Hawaii Red Cross

Coralie Chun Matayoshi

Coralie Chun Matayoshi has served as the CEO of the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter since 2003. In 2013, she was named CEO of the Pacific Islands Region, which includes Hawaii, Guam and Saipan. She is an attorney who previously served as Executive Director of the Hawaii State Bar Association for 13 years. She is a graduate of Punahou School and earned a political science degree from the University of California, Berkeley. She received her juris doctor degree from Hastings College of the Law in 1981.

Matayoshi has served as a Trial Attorney for the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division and Special Assistant United States Attorney in Washington D.C., worked for several years in private practice, served as Chief Policy Analyst for the State Senate Committee on Business Development & Pacific Relations, and as Executive Director of the Hawaii Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

In 2010, she was named by the Pacific Business News as Businesswoman of the Year (nonprofit) and has won numerous awards from the U.S. Department of Justice, Hawaii State Bar Association, and Hawaii Visitors Bureau (Kuhina Award).

Matayoshi recently completed a 5-year term on the University of Hawaii Board of Regents, and currently serves on the Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau Board of Directors and Diamond Head Theater Community Advisory Board. She has also served on numerous community boards and committees, including Hastings College of the Law Alumni Board of Governors, Aloha United Way Nominating Committee and Non-profit Campaign Chair, FOX TV-2 Action Line Advisory Board, American Bar Association Committee on Justice Initiatives, Hawaii Commission on Access to Justice, and Neighborhood Justice Center Board. She was also a long-time editorial board and columnist for the Hawaii Bar Journal, and is the author of a chapter on "Women & Jobs" in a book entitled Price of Paradise.

Matayoshi is a former Narcissus Queen and mother of three.

Board Members

  • Derek Baughman
  • Rick Blangiardi
  • Stanford Carr
  • Dennis Christianson
  • Chuck Cotton
  • Melanie Ellis
  • Ron Forest
  • Dennis Francis
  • Gregg Fujimoto
  • Chad Goodfellow
  • Dana Gusman
  • Sean Hehir
  • Peter Ho
  • Jacqui Hoover
  • Anna Hu
  • Kathy Inkinen
  • Jim Kelly
  • Alex Kim
  • Patrick Kobayashi
  • Robert Kurisu
  • Ian MacNaughton
  • Colbert Matsumoto
  • Jon Mauer
  • Lance McAlister
  • Noel Morin
  • Erica Mau Orejel
  • Richard Parry
  • Frank Richardson
  • Kelly Sanders
  • Jeffrey Shonka
  • Raymond P. Vara, Jr.
  • Nicole Velasco
  • Scott Wo
  • Darryll Wong

Executive Committee

  • John Henry Felix, Ph.D (Chairman Emeritus)
  • Randy Harris (Chair)
  • Kitty Lagareta (Vice Chair)
  • Dan Giovanni (Treasurer)
  • Maya Rogers (Secretary)
  • Scott Higashi
  • Kristina Lockwood
  • Warren K.K. Luke (Ex-officio)
  • Tan Tek Lum (Ex-officio)
  • Gerald Sumida (Ex-officio)

Military Liaisons

  • RADM Vincent B. Atkins (14th Coast Guard District)
  • LtGen David Berger (Marine Forces Pacific)
  • GEN Robert B. Brown (U.S. Army Pacific)
  • ADM Harry B. Harris, Jr. (U.S. Pacific Command)
  • MG Arthur Logan (State of HI Dept of Defense)
  • Gen Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy (Pacific Air Forces)
  • BG Bertram Providence (TAMC)
  • ADM Scott H. Swift (U.S. Pacific Fleet)

Other Community Liaisons (non-voting)

  • James D. Howe, Jr.
  • Rev. William H. Kaina
  • Melvin N. Kaku
  • Fire Chief Manuel Neves
  • Acting Police Chief Cary Okimoto
  • George Szigeti

Board of Advisors (non-voting)

  • H. David Bess
  • Jeffrey Harris
  • Camille McCormack
  • Vivien Stackpole
  • Bill Wilson
  • Carolyn Berry Wilson

Neighbor Island Advisory Councils

Neighbor island advisory councils were established in 2006 in each county. Key leaders from local communities were asked to serve as members and help identify community needs and enhance the community’s awareness of and involvement with the Hawaii Red Cross.

East Hawaii Advisory Council

  • David Bock, Hawaii Tribune-Herald
  • Janel de Jesus, KTA Super Stores
  • BC Michael Hayashida, Operations Battalion Chief
  • Randy Hirokawa, University of Hawaii - Hilo
  • Mike Kaleikini, Puna Geothermal
  • BC Matthias Kusch, Operations Battalion Chief
  • Chris Leonard, New Wave Broadcasting Corp.
  • Talmadge Magno, Hawaii County Civil Defense
  • Noel Morin (Chair) Ebay, Inc
  • Adrian Murphy, HPM Building Supply
  • Debra Ota, Hawaii Gas
  • Alan Shiraishi, Bank of Hawaii
  • Jerod Strong, Walmart Hilo
  • TBA, Hawaii Island United Way

Maui Advisory Council

  • TBD, Maui United Way
  • Roger J. Dixon, American Professional Management Services
  • Steven Eisen, M.P.H., E&E Management & Consulting Svcs
  • Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu, Maui Police Department
  • O.K. Buzz Fernandez, Matson Navigation Company
  • TBD, Maui Civil Defense
  • Chad Goodfellow (Chair), Goodfellow Bros.
  • Lui Hokoana, Maui College
  • Walter Lott, Walmart
  • Fire Chief Jeff Murray, Maui Fire Department
  • Lorrin Pang, M.D., Department of Health
  • Sharon Suzuki, MECO
  • Craig Tanaka, Grand Wailea
  • Pam Tumpap, Maui Chamber of Commerce
  • Ronald Vaught, Community Volunteer

Kauai Advisory Council

  • Maile Alfiler, Kauai Island Utility Cooperative
  • Chip Bahouth, Sheraton Kauai Resort
  • Bill Buley, The Garden Island
  • Fred Cowell, Kauai Coffee
  • Randy Francisco, Office of Economic Development
  • Dan Giovanni, Chair
  • Marilyn Hashisaka, Kauai Community College
  • Diane Keeler, Walmart
  • Charlie King, King Auto Center
  • Police Chief Darryl Perry, Kauai Police Department
  • Todd Raessler, The St. Regis Princeville Resort
  • Marissa Sandblom, Grove Farm
  • Tom Shigemoto, A&B Property Division
  • Elton Ushio, Kauai Civil Defense Agency
  • Fire Chief Bob Westerman, Kauai Fire Department
  • Ron Wiley, KONG FM 93.5

West Hawaii Advisory Council

  • Carol Kitaoka, Community Volunteer
  • Hugh D. Baker, Jr., HD Baker & Company Hawaii LLC
  • Philip Fernandez, Community Volunteer
  • Jacqui L. Hoover (Chair), Hawaii Island Economic Development Board, Inc.
  • Talmadge Magno, Hawaii County Civil Defense
  • Rodney Ito, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel
  • Judith Jennet, Ocean Sports Waikoloa
  • Major Mitch Kanehailua, Hawaii Police Department
  • Mitchell Tam, Resonate Hawaii
  • John Yates, III, Walmart
  • TBA, Hawaii County Fire Department

Former Board Chairs

  • E.D. Tenney - 1917
  • George R. Carter - 1918
  • E.D. Tenney -1918
  • M.F. Prosser - 1919
  • Alfred L. Castle - 1920-23
  • Mrs. Harry Dawson - 1923-24
  • Riley Allen, Acting -1928-29
  • Frank E. Midkiff - 1929-33
  • Robbins Anderson - 1933-40
  • John E. Russell - 1940-41
  • Alfred L. Castle - 1941-44
  • John E. Russell - 1944
  • William W. Mohahan - 1945-46
  • George P. Dennison - 1947
  • William W. Mohahan - 1948
  • Raymond Addelmeyer - 1949
  • Reynolds G. Burkland - 1950-52
  • Jo L. Fuller - 1952-53
  • George Moody - 1953-56
  • Judge J.F. McLaughlin - 1956-58
  • Mrs. Jon Wiig - 1958-59
  • Alexander Castro - 1959-61
  • John Henry Felix - 1961-63
  • I.D.White - 1963-64
  • Ernest Moore, Jr. - 1964-66
  • Judge Masaji Marumoto - 1966-67
  • E.F. Fitzsimmons - 1967-69
  • Nelson Prather - 1969-70
  • Robert A. Franklin - 1970-72
  • John Henry Felix - 1972-75
  • Chapter President

  • John Henry Felix - 1975-77
  • Warren K.K. Luke - 1977-78
  • Chapter Chair

  • James H. Yoshimura - 1978-79
  • Vi E. Dolman - 1979-81 (deceased)
  • Gen. Fred C. Weyand -1981-83
  • Joseph Pelletier - 1983-85
  • William F. Quinn 1985-87
  • Martin Schiller 1987-89
  • James Andrasick 1989-90
  • Lily Yao 1990-91
  • David Bess 1991-92
  • Tan Tek Lum 1992-93
  • Martin Schiller 1993-94
  • Jane B. Tatibouet 1994-95
  • June Reinwald 1995-96
  • June Reinwald 1996-97
  • Don Carroll 1997-98
  • Blake Waterhouse 1998-99
  • Blake Waterhouse 1999-2000
  • Blake Waterhouse 2000-01
  • Faye Kurren 2001-02
  • Faye Kurren 2002-03
  • Robert Fujioka 2003-04
  • Robert Fujioka 2004-05
  • Tertia Freas 2005-06
  • Tertia Freas 2006-07
  • Bill Wilson 2007-08
  • Bill Wilson 2008-09
  • Peter Ho 2009-2010
  • Peter Ho 2010-2011
  • Scott Wo 2011-2012
  • Scott Wo 2012-2013
  • Jean Rolles 2013-2014
  • Jean Rolles 2014-2015
  • Patrick Kobayashi 2015-2016
  • Patrick Kobayashi 2016-2017