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Board of Directors of the Honolulu Police Community Foundation

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Lee D. Donohue, is the co-founder of the HPCF and its President, began his career with the Honolulu Police Department in 1964 and retired as its Chief after 40 years.
An alumnus of Chaminade University, he serves as Chair of the Athletic Department’s annual fundraiser, and is the President and co-founder of Kick Start Karate. He also serves on the boards of CrimeStoppers, the Hawai`i Supreme Court’s Judicial Council, and is Director of Security for Securitas USA.

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Peter T. Kashiwa, HPCF Vice President, is the Managing Partner with Goodsill, Anderson, Quinn & Stifel, graduated from ‘Iolani School and the University of Hawai`i, the University of Washington, and the Willamette University College of Law. Peter is a member of the American Bar Association, the Hawai`i State Bar Association, and is past President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Hawai’i Chapter.

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Victor T. Kimura, HPCF Secretary, is the Vice President with Kyo-ya Management Company, Ltd. which represents ownership’s interest with 5 major hotels in the State of Hawaii, 4 of which are in Waikiki. Vic's 42 years in the hospitality industry has included development and operating hotels in Asia Pacific region. He is very active in supporting the local community with a focus on supporting the youth of Hawai`i, public safety and prevention programs.

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Daniel L. Sison, HPCF Treasurer, is a 1954 graduate of Roosevelt High School and the University of Hawai`i. He served with the Honolulu Police Department for almost 40 years, retiring in 1998 as a Major. A former part-time private investigator and manager of Pavsek & Associates, a legal investigative firm, he is one of the co-founders of the HPCF, chairs the Scholarship Committee and has served as the Treasurer since its inception.

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William F. Anonsen is the Managing Partner/Principal of The Maritime Group LLC. Bill comes from a long-line of professional mariners, spending his youth growing up around the ocean and on Hawaii’s waterfront, which has evolved into a lifelong passion. Bill has worked in the maritime industry for the past 40 years, engaged in all aspects of the industry. Bill currently serves as chair of the Hawaii Advisory Council on Emergency Management; board of directors/trustee of the Coast Guard Foundation; Marimed Foundation; Federal Law Enforcement Foundation; Honolulu Firefighters Foundation; The 200 Club; and the advisory boards of the UH’s Travel Industry Management School; U.S. Merchant Marine Affairs Committee; Navy League of the U.S.; State Law Enforcement Coalition; Hawaii Ocean Safety Team; and various other community and industry organizations.

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Nola Donahue Lewis is the National Account Executive managing both the West Coast and Hawaii for the national recognized apparel company Affinity Apparel that specializes in image apparel for industry, helping businesses with innovative solutions with a notable prominence in award winning uniform fashion designing. A Kamehameha Schools and Kapiolani Community College graduate, she has been in the uniform industry since 1995 and recently received the highest national recognition given towards a uniform program, the NAUMD award, for her client Hawaiian Airlines. Nola was instrumental in founding Hoaloha Kai Montessori School in 2008 and served on its board. She joined the HPCF Board in 2010 and served for 2-years on the Pro Bowl committee.

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Robert T. Guard is the Chairman and CEO of McCabe, Hamilton & Renny, the State’s oldest and largest stevedoring company. Born and raised in Hawaii, Tim is a graduate of Punahou School and received his BA in International Relations at the University of Southern California. He served as a commissioned officer in the US Navy receiving the Bronze Star and numerous other combat citations during his overseas combat billets in Vietnam. He is active in the community serving on the boards of the Manoa Valley Theatre, MARIMED, Hawaii Youth Challenge Academy Foundation, and the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation. He is a member of the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, the Chamber’s Military Affairs Council, and a director of the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies.

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Malcolm Inamine, Chief Administrative Officer for the Hawaii Foodbank. He has been a long time Human Resource Professional and a passionate Community advocate. Malcolm graduated from Kaiser High School, and received his undergraduate and Executive MBA from the University of Hawaii. He has been an active member for the Society of Human Resource Management - Hawaii Chapter in many different capacities, Aloha United Way, a member of the UH Shidler College of Business MHRM Advisory Committee, and a dedicated supporter of many community service projects and endeavors. Malcolm has also taught at the University of Phoenix and is a former adjunct faculty for Leeward Community College Business Technology Division. He has helped coach AYSO Soccer and PAL Volleyball teams, and was an Assistant Coach in flag football, baseball and basketball for his children.

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Sharon O. Inamine retired from the State Department of Education as a teacher and administrator with over 30 years of experience in Hawaii and Long Beach, California. She works part-time with University of Phoenix, Hawaii Campus. She has been involved with H.P.D. as a JPO Advisor and D.A.R.E. trainer, serving for a year. She is currently active with Delta Kappa Gamma, an international professional women educators’ organization, Retired Educational Ahuimanu Personnel (R.E.A.P.) and Retired Windward Administrators Group. She keeps busy with after school care of her grandsons and her gym work. Sharon, Danny Sison and Lee Donahue are the original HPCF Board of Directors.

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Brian S. Ishikawa holds the position of Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Security for Bank of Hawaii Corporation. He was the first from Hawaii to earn the distinction of Certified Financial Services Security Professional (CFSSP) and is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP). Brian serves on the CrimeStoppers Hawaii Inc. board and is a member of many other related organizations in Hawaii.

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Stephen E. K. Kaʻaʻa, is Senior Vice President and Area Manager at First Hawaiian Bank’s Waikiki branch, graduated from The Kamehameha Schools, Gonzaga University, and the Pacific Coast Banking School. He is the current President of Keiki O Ka Aina, Treasurer of the Hotel Lodging & Travel Association and the Waikiki Improvement Association, and board member of Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau.

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Dave M. Kajihiro is a retired Deputy Chief of Police from the Honolulu Police Department after 31 years of service. He is currently the Director of Safety & Security at The Royal Hawaiian Resort. Dave was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. Is a graduate of Aiea High School and received a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Media from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is also a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy. Dave is a member of the HPCF Scholarship Committee. He enjoys bowling, golf, watching University of Hawaii athletic events; and coaches bowling for the Leeward Junior Bowling Club in Pearl City.

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Alvin Katahara is the Director of External Affairs for the Office of the Governor for the State of Hawaii. He is responsible for assisting the Governor with his events, communications, and Neighbor Island Offices. He previously served as the Chief Marketing Officer and Director of Advancement for Saint Louis School, as Executive Director, UH Alumni Association, Executive Director for Na Koa, Director of Giving for Ahahui Koa Anuenue and Vice President of Alumni Relations at the UH Foundation. He currently serves on the Hawaii Bowl Executive Board and was a past member of the Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation Board. He is a graduate of the University of Hawai`i with degrees in marketing and management.

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In Memoriam

Gregory Lefcourt was the owner of Reality Based Instruction, and proudly served with the Honolulu Police Department for 37 years, retiring in 2013 as Assistant Chief. While in the department he held various assignments; including, but not limited to the Training Division, Legislative Liaison, and the Special Field Operations Bureau. An alumnus of the University of Hawaii and Central Michigan University, he also served as an instructor at the University of Hawaii West Oahu campus where he taught subject matter such as; Ethics, Workplace Violence, Managing Law Enforcement Agencies, Community Policing and Emergency Management/Hazard Mitigation.

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Patti Milburn is the President at HOLOHOLO Consulting*Marketing*Media Relations. Her impressive media sales background includes VP and GM of Cox Media Hawai’I and nine years at KITV and 13 years as general sales manager at Clear Channel Radio (KSSK and KHVH). She is a Director and Programs Chair for the Hawaii Association of Broadcasters and a member of the Cancer Advisory Board at The Queen’s Medical Center.

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Dr. Edison H. Miyawaki is the chairman, president and CEO of the Family Health I and II, which operates skilled-nursing and assisted-living facilities in Honolulu. Educated at Loyola Marymount University and the George Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Miyawaki became the first Japanese-American to purchase an ownership interest in the Cincinnati Bengals National Football League (NFL) franchise in the 1990s and he works annually to bring the Pro Bowl to Hawaii. He also serves on numerous boards. The Edison H. and Sallie Y. Miyawaki Gifts for Teaching in Neurology at Harvard Medical School is one of his major philanthropic projects.

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Ron Nagasawa is the publisher of MidWeek, Hawaii’s best-read weekly newspaper. Besides MidWeek and Kaua’i Midweek, he also oversees four MidWeek Voice community newspapers; Millennial targeted Metro, MarineStar serving Marines and their families and manages the contracts to produce the Hawaii Army Weekly and the joint Navy and Air Force newspaper, Ho’okele. He is charged with the special section division of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, which includes Sunday restaurant guide Dining Out and home remodeling guide Hawaii Renovation. He is also the publisher of the urban automotive lifestyle newspaper, Street Pulse. Ron writes a humor column for MidWeek, called What’s Next? Also serves on the boards of the Hawaii Publishers Association, American Cancer Society Hawaii, and KAMP Hawaii.

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Gary Takata, of G.K. Takata & Associates CPA LLP, contributes his 40+ years of accounting experience in serving as an HPCF director. He is a graduate of Hilo High School, Honolulu Business College, and the University of Hawai`i. Gary is a member of the Hawai`i Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Hawai`i Association of Public Accountants, and also serves on the boards of the Honolulu Police Relief Association and the Honolulu Firefighters Foundation.

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Dr. Lawrence K. W. Tseu is a U.S. Air Force veteran, retired dentist from Northwestern University, a renowned Philanthropist and the President of the Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation, USA. He is a member of the Board of Regents, a Fellow and is the Chairman of his “Tseu Medical Institute” at the University of Oxford in England. Dr. Tseu established and financed “The Center for Nursing Education” at Chaminade University School of Nursing. He was selected American’s Top Dentist by the Consumers’ Research Council of America and the Honolulu Magazine. Numerous institutions have over the years have benefited from his philanthropic contributions and his personal commitment to public service.

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Lynne T. Waters  (Advisor-Consultant) is the Vice President for University Communications at the University of Texas at Arlington and founder of Lynne Waters Communications, a media and communications consulting company. Lynne is the former Associate Vice President for External Affairs and University Relations for the University of Hawaii and a TV news anchor, reporter and host of PBS’s long running “Dialogue” program. She is a graduate of Baylor University and the Pacific Century Fellows program and a member of the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities Council on Strategic Communications and served on the State of Hawaii Judicial Conduct Commission. She has won numerous awards throughout her career, including a Gavel Award from the American Bar Association, Excellence in Journalism Award from the Hawaii Medical Association and a prestigious screening of her PBS documentary series “Year of the Hawaiian” at the Hawai‘i International Film Festival.

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