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Hawaii Red Cross Names Volunteer Leadership to Board of Directors

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Individuals were newly elected to the Board of Directors beginning July 1, 2014.

The following individuals were newly elected to the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter beginning July 1, 2014:  Ron Forest (Senior Vice President, Operations, Matson.); Glenn Hong (President, Young Brothers, Ltd.); Andrew Jackson (President and General Manager, KITV), Elena Kambitsi (Senior Vice President, Consumer Strategy, HMSA);  Harrilynn Kameenui (Vice President, Human Resources, Lanai Resorts, LLC, dba Pulama Lanai); Henry Katsuda (President and CEO, TD Food Group); Jim Kelly (Director of Communications, Kauai Island Utility Cooperative); Kristina Lockwood (General Manager, KHON2); Maya Rogers (President & CEO, Blue Planet Software); Paula Yoshioka (Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, The Queen’s Health System and President – Queens Development Corp).

Rejoining the Board are: Jeff Chung (Vice President, KBFD TV); Dennis Francis (President and Publisher, Honolulu Star-Advertiser); Dan Giovanni (Senior Vice President, Operations, Hawaiian Electric Company); Jeffrey Harris (Director and Vice President; Torkildson, Katz, Moore, Hetherington & Harris); Randy Harris (Community Volunteer); Peter Ho (Chairman, President & CEO Bank of Hawaii); Carol Kitaoka (Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, County of Hawaii); Patrick Kobayashi (Principal/CEO, Kobayashi Group LLC); Kitty Lagareta (Chairman and CEO, Communications Pacific); Gina Pohlabel (District Team Leader, Target); Robert F. Reich (SVP, CFO & Treasurer, Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc); Jean Rolles (Vice President, Community Affairs, Outrigger Hotels); and Peter K. Tomozawa (Executive Director of Business Development, City & County of Honolulu). 

Jean Rolles is the Chapter Chair of the Hawaii State Chapter Board of Directors for her second term.  She is the Vice President, Community Affairs, for Outrigger Enterprises, Inc.  Ms. Rolles has served on the Hawaii Red Cross board since 1997 and has served on the Nominating Committee, Philanthropy Committee, Training and Preparedness Committee and Major Donor Committee.  She has also served on the Executive Committee and is a past Secretary and Vice Chair.  

Other officers are Patrick Kobayashi (Principal and CEO, Kobayashi Group) as Vice Chair, Kitty Lagareta (Chairman and CEO, Communications Pacific) as Secretary, and Dan Giovanni (Senior Vice President – Operations, Hawaiian Electric Company) as Treasurer.

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The Red Cross is not a government agency and depends on public contributions to help others. All Red Cross assistance to disaster victims is free. Your gift supports the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross in your community, across the country and around the world.  To send a contribution, mail your check to: 

American Red Cross

Hawaii State Chapter

4155 Diamond Head Road

Honolulu, HI 96816

 Make a secure online donation at or call:  (808) 739-8109.