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Hawaii Red Cross Names Volunteer Leadership to Board of Directors

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Patrick Kobayashi is serving his second term as Chair

The following individuals were newly elected to the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of Hawaii beginning July 1, 2016:  

Dennis Christianson, CEO, Anthology Marketing Group

Chad Goodfellow, President, Goodfellow Bros., Inc.

Randy Harris, Community Volunteer

Jacqui Hoover, Executive Director, Hawaii Island Economic Development Board

Anna Hu, Senior Vice President & Interim Chief Credit Officer, Central Pacific Bank

Robert Kurisu, Vice President, WKF

Ian MacNaughton, Managing Partner, The MacNaughton Group

Noel Morin, Senior Manager, eBay, Inc.

Steven Reed, Hawaii Market Manager, Walmart

Richard Robel, Executive Vice President – Technology, American Savings Bank

Kelly Sanders, Area Managing Director Waikiki, Starwood Hotels and Resorts

Carina Tagupa, Community Relations Specialist, Chevron USA

Nicole Velasco, Executive Director, City and County of Honolulu Office of Economic Development

Scott Wo, Owner/Executive, C.S. Wo & Sons

Elected to the Board of Advisors is: Bill Wilson, Chairman of the Board, Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company.   

Patrick Kobayashi (photo attached) is serving his second term as Chair of the American Red Cross of Hawaii Board of Directors.  He is the President and CEO of Kobayashi Group, LLC.  Mr. Kobayashi has served on the Hawaii Red Cross board since 2002 and has served on the Nominating Committee and Executive Committees. He is a past Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.  Other officers are Randy Harris (Community Volunteer) as Vice Chair, Kitty Lagareta (Chairman and CEO, Communications Pacific) as Secretary, and Dan Giovanni (Community Volunteer) as Treasurer. 

For a complete list of the Board of Directors, please go to

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 of Hawaii

4155 Diamond Head Road

Honolulu, HI 96816

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