Officers and Directors
JOHN HENRY FELIX
Executive Chairman, COO, & CFO
John Henry Felix was named to the Board of Directors and elected Chairman and CEO in 2006. He has had a distinguished career in business, government, labor-management relations, community service, diplomacy and education spanning over five decades. Dr. Felix served as Chief of Staff to the first Governor of the State of Hawaii. President Reagan appointed him U.S. Representative to the South Pacific Commission. He has chaired more than a dozen state and county boards and commissions and served for 16 years on the Honolulu City Council. A Menlo College alumnus (’49), he holds two Oxford M.A. degrees (Harris Manchester College). At Oxford, he is Fellow, Vice President, and a member of Congregation and the Chancellor’s Court, is a retired business faculty member, and is a Life Member of the Oxford Union.
An Eagle Scout, he has headed the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Red Cross (internationally, nationally and locally), Boy Scouts’ Aloha Council, March of Dimes (nationally and locally), Consular Corps of Hawaii, Hawaii Public Radio (founder), Young Presidents Organization, Civil Air Patrol (Hawaii Wing Commander), Junior Achievement, and Academy of the Pacific; he is currently Chair-CEO of Abilities Unlimited. He is the Honorary Consul of Portugal and Honorary Vice Consul of Spain and has served as Chair of the Plaza Club.
Dr. Felix holds a doctorate in Public Policy and Administration and has written six books and numerous articles on governance and volunteer development. He has received numerous awards locally, nationally, and internationally.
GAIL MUKAIHATA HANNEMANN
Gail Mukaihata Hannemann served 15 years in our nation’s capital as a professional staff member of a U.S. House of Representatives legislative committee. She was also Chief Executive Officer for the Girl Scouts of Hawaii, Vice President of Corporate Development at SMS Inc., and Project Director of the American Samoa Economic Advisory Commission established by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
Active in our community, Ms. Mukaihata Hannemann has served on various boards and alliances including the Hawaii Arts Alliance, the Children’s Alliance of Hawaii, and the Hawaii Alliance of Non-Profit Organizations.
DENNIS Y.C. KWAN
Dennis Y.C. Kwan is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 30 years of experience in strategic financial planning, analytics, expense containment through process redesign, and risk management. His technical and business qualifications include the proven ability to analyze an organization’s critical business processes, identify deficiencies and potential opportunities, and develop innovative and cost-effective solutions for enhancing competitiveness and increasing revenues.
Mr. Kwan is currently the Chief Financial Officer for Hawaii Renewable Resources, LLC.
WARREN PRICE III
Warren Price has more than 30 years of experience in Hawaii’s legal community and has served as Attorney General for the State of Hawaii under Governor John Waihee in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Mr. Price is an AV Peer Review Rated Attorney, the highest designation awarded by the Martindale-Hubbell Service, and is experienced in all aspects of State and Federal Court litigation.
Mr. Price is currently the senior partner of the law firm Price Okamoto Himeno & Lum.
WILLIAM C. MCCORRISTON
President, CEO & Director
Bill McCorriston is senior partner of Honolulu’s fifth-largest law firm, McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP. He is recognized by peer rating agencies such as Chambers USA, Martindale-Hubbell, Best Lawyers of America, Best Lawyers of Hawaii, and Corporate Counsel’s Top Lawyers as one of the predominant litigators in Hawaii. He is a fifth-generation member of a local family.
Mr. McCorriston has served as President of the Hawaii State Bar Association, Chairman of the Honolulu Charter Commission and on various non-profit boards.