2021 Faces of Hawai‘i

(Special Promotional Section) HONOLULU Magazine celebrates some of Hawai‘i’s prominent leaders and businesses who are making waves in their industry.


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The Face of

Food Distribution in Hawai‘i

Faces Sysco Hawaii


As the leading wholesale foodservice distributor in the Pacific region, Sysco Hawai‘i is the only broadline foodservice distributor in Hawai‘i, offering next-day deliveries from food-grade distribution centers on all four of the major Hawaiian Islands, as well as on Guam. We bring the finest quality groceries and supplies to restaurants, schools, hotels and resorts, as well as other institutions who prepare meals away from home. As a member of the Sysco ‘ohana of foodservice companies, our team continues to honor its local roots and is committed to providing the same exceptional level of service you’ve come to expect. Growing stronger together, we are confident that the strengths and capabilities of Sysco will further enhance our ability to be your most valued and trusted business partner.


Sysco Hawai‘i

716 Umi Street, Honolulu

(808) 843-3200 | hawaii.sysco.com





The Face of

Sleep and Airway Dentistry

Faces Terence Young

Left to Right: Kristine Agustin, Valerie Benally, Kayla Kim-Pascua, Amber Lipio, Michelle Bowerman, Dr. Terence Young



Recognizing and resolving airway dysfunctions in children and adults is no longer an accessory knowledge set for dentists—it’s an essential one. Dentists are suited to treat the source of our modern breathing crisis. Bruxism, TMD, anxiety, depression, ADHD, sleep apnea and more are all symptoms of airway dysfunctions that dentists are uniquely positioned to resolve. We are equipped with the knowledge to assess and treat structural, functional and behavioral airway-related health challenges, and we can begin to make a difference in your lives today. We encourage collaboration with all health care providers. Dr. Terence Young has been recognized as one of HONOLULU Magazine’s Best Dentists in Hawaii from 2011-2021.


Terence Q. L. Young, D.D.S.  |  Airway-Focused Dental Care

3660 Wai‘alae Avenue, Suite 212, Honolulu

(808) 945 -9977 | Airwayfocuseddentalcare.com





The Face of

Uniting for Change

Faces Aloha United Way

Top Row: Ben Satterfield, Director of Digital Strategy; Suzanne Skjold, Chief Operations Officer; Cat Howland, VP of Marketing & Communications.  Second Row: John Fink, President & CEO; Sarah Lee, HR Manager. Third Row: Earl Fusato, Chief Financial Oÿcer; Emmaly Calibraro, VP of Fundraising & Major Gifts; Wayne Kouchi, Director of Information Technology. Front Row: Dayle Murakami, Director of Finance; Lisa Kimura, VP of Community Impact



Aloha United Way has served Hawai‘i for more than a century, supporting the Islands’ most vulnerable through disasters and economic downturns. Initiatives such as its 211 Helpline, Safety Net and ALICE grant programs, and rent and utility assistance programs have aided hundreds of thousands of residents in recent years. In 2020, the nonprofit worked with partners to push out millions of dollars in assistance to those who needed it most, while several locally recognizable professionals joined AUW’s leadership ranks. “Like the AUW leaders that have come before us, we continually ask the short and longer-term questions: ‘How can we better meet this current crisis?’ and ‘How can we move Hawai‘i toward improving health, safety, and well-being for all?,’ ” said John Fink, CEO and President of AUW. “As we navigate the ongoing complexities of the pandemic, this team will continue to rise to the moment, while keeping an eye toward building a stronger and more resilient Hawai‘i.”


Aloha United Way

200 N Vineyard Blvd, Ste 700, Honolulu

(808) 536-1951 | www.AUW.org





The Face of

Arcadia Family of Companies

Faces Arcadia

Back row L to R: Mimi Andrian, Albert Torres, Vivian Lai. Third row L to R: Bree Komagome, Lorri Kobata, Heidi Pliszka, Stacey Young. Second row L to R: Lisa Haneda, Joyce Nishikawa, Michael Chong Front: Suzie Schulberg



In 2021, the Arcadia Family of Companies is committed to serve and protect the lives of Hawai‘i’s kupuna.“Despite the COVID vaccine and a successful clinic rollout within our organization, now is not the time to let our guard down.” says Suzie Schulberg, President and CEO. “We encourage everyone to continue to practice physical distancing, wearing masks, handwashing, staying home when you’re sick, and not gathering in large groups.”



1434 Punahou Street, Honolulu

(808) 941-0941 | arcadia.org





The Face of


Faces Endodonticassociates

(L-R) Dr. Adam Inaba, Dr. Craig Haga Dr. Andrew Inaba, (Middle) Dr. Michael Tajima



Carl Haga

Nothing is stronger than the power of ‘ohana, and few know this more than the family behind Endodontic Associates, LLC. Established in 1966 by Hawai‘i’s first trained endodontist, Carl Haga, more than 50 years later the practice—led by brother-in-law Michael Tajima, son Craig Haga, and grandsons Adam and Andrew Inaba—thrives on a strong foundation built by three generations. State-of-the-art equipment and a philosophy that puts patient comfort and health first are why Endodontic Associates, LLC ranks at the top of many Hawai‘i dentists’ referrals for patients requiring root canal procedures.


Endodontic Associates, LLC

Honolulu | Ala Moana Building | 1441 Kapi‘olani Boulevard, Suite 208 | (808) 591-1515

‘Aiea | Mary Savio Medical Plaza | 98-1247 Kaahumanu Street Suite 218 , ‘Aiea | (808) 455-9051





The Face of

Faith-Based Private School Education

Faces Hba

The senior leadership team of Hawaii Baptist Academy standing socially distanced  on the grand staircase of the elementary school campus. Back row, L-R: Stephen Arita, director of human resources; Billie Takaki Lueder ’94, director of institutional advancement; and Amy Vorderbrugge, elementary school principal. Second row, L-R: Ron Shiira ’75, president; and Michelle Brese, president’s assistant. Front row, L-R: Devin Hwang, director of finance; Marsha Hirae ’72, high school principal; and George Honzaki, middle school principal.



For more than 70 years, Hawaii Baptist Academy has provided a college preparatory education for students in grades kindergarten through high school, shaping the next generation of leaders who will serve their communities. Founded by Southern Baptist missionaries in 1949, the school has remained true to its mission by equipping students spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally, so that they bring honor to God. This is done by focusing on the sensibilities of humility, curiosity, love, and commitment.


“Our learning environment emphasizes Christian values, which we believe will give our students a strong foundation to approach global issues with compassion,” said Ron Shiira ’75, president. “And with this foundation, we know they will have a transformative impact in their communities and the world.”


Hawaii Baptist Academy

Elementary School  |  21 Bates St, Honolulu

Middle & High School  |  2425 Pali Highway, Honolulu






The Face of

General, Cosmetic and Special Needs Dentistry

Faces Hawaii Pacific Dental Group

Dr. Rohinton Patel



Dr. Patel was the first in Hawai‘i to offer a Galileos Cone Beam CT scan, and amongst the nation’s first to perform minimally invasive, guided dental implant surgery. As part of the select Cerec Mentors Group of Scottsdale Center for Dentistry, he is at the forefront of the newest released technology such as Cerec Primescan, Cerec single-visit digital dentistry and 3-D imaging. Dr. Patel has been voted a Best Dentist in America since 2009. A Preferred Provider for Invisalign®, he also provides pediatric and geriatric dental care, Zoom Teeth Whitening, TMJ therapy, emergency dentistry and routine dental cleanings.


Hawaii Pacific Dental Group, Inc.

6700 Kalaniana‘ole Hwy, Suite 216, Honolulu

(808) 955-0008 | HawaiiPacificDental.com





The Face of

Eye Care

Faces Jenkins Eye Care

Jenkins Eye Care doctors (L-R) Tyrie L. Jenkins, M.D.; Jeffrey R. Peterson, M.D., Ph.D.



Jenkins Eye Care has provided innovative eye care in Hawai‘i for over three decades. Led by ophthalmologists Tyrie Jenkins, M.D. and Jeffrey Peterson, M.D., Ph.D., this team of eye care professionals has a passion for keeping eyes healthy. They offer the latest technology in glaucoma treatment, laser assisted cataract surgery, premium lenses, and LASIK surgery. Personalizing treatments for each patient, they work to ensure safe procedures with minimal recovery times and optimal results, all in an ‘ohana setting. Visit Jenkins Eye Care and experience life with clearer vision.



615 Pi‘ikoi St, Suite 205, Honolulu

(808) 591-9911 | JenkinsEyeCare.com





The Face of


Faces Mga Architecture

Members of MGA’s creative team enjoying a well-earned break in CPB’s new, welcoming public atrium. Front row, L–R: Jeff Morrison, Matt Gilbertson, Nicole Nagasawa. Back row, L–R: Adam Fujioka, Alan Garduque, Yuki Yamaguchi, Joshua Shaw, Ron Barber.



In 2021, MGA Architecture celebrates its 12th anniversary with the arrival of an array of high-impact MGA design projects across O‘ahu: Ku‘ono Marketplace enjoys its first full year serving Kahala residents with exciting new retailers; groundbreaking marks the start of construction for the new $86 million Hawai‘i State Veteran’s Home in Kapolei to help care for our military heroes; and, in Downtown, completion of MGA’s dramatic design transformation of Central Pacific Bank’s flagship location at the corner of King and Alakea streets.


MGA Architecture

677 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 705, Honolulu, HI 96813

(808) 791-7171 | MGAHawaii.com





The Face of

In Vitro Fertilization

Faces Pacific Invitro Fertilization

(L-R) Thomas S. Kosasa, M.D.; Celia Dominguez, M.D.; Thomas Huang, Ph.D., HCLD, ELD



As Hawai‘i’s first in-vitro clinic, Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute has helped thousands of people realize their dream of starting a family. Led by a team of  board-certified physicians with decades of experience in IVF, obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology, as well as an on-site Ph.D. embryologist, Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute is committed to providing the highest level of care for patients.


The clinic is open seven days a week to be accessible and responsive to patients’ needs. Free monthly Zoom seminars are held for those with questions about the in-vitro fertilization process and other alternatives for couples with fertility concerns.


Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute

Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women and Children

1319 Punahou Street, Suite 980, Honolulu

(808) 946-2226 | PacificInVitro.com





The Face of

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Faces Pacific Maxillofacial

Todd K. Haruki, DDS, MD, left. Neil Oishi, DDS, MD, right.


For most people, the removal of third molars (“wisdom teeth”) is necessary for the proper alignment and long-term health of their remaining teeth. This is ideally done in the teenage years to minimize the risks and discomfort associated with the procedure. While most patients request to be asleep for their procedure, several anesthetic options are available based on each patient’s needs and desires. As oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Dr. Todd Haruki and Dr. Neil Oishi are uniquely qualified in treating wisdom teeth. The latest digital technology enables them to provide exceptional care in a safe and comfortable environment.



Honolulu | 1060 Young Street, Suite 312, Honolulu | (808) 585-8455

Waipi‘o | 94-1221 Ka Uka Boulevard, Suite B204, Waipahu | (808) 676-9560






The Face of

Pediatric Dentistry

Faces Pediatricdentalgroup

Pediatric Dental Group doctors (L-R) Dr. Mark Sumikawa, Dr. Lauren Jenni Imai, Dr. David Sumikawa


Pediatric Dental Group brings unmatched experience and knowledge to Island keiki and their families. In 1966, Dr. Bert Sumikawa started a two-generation, family-run practice, which includes David and Mark Sumikawa and Dr. Lauren Jenni Imai. “We’re trained to understand the developmental dental needs of a growing child, including his or her fears of seeing a dentist,” says Dr. David Sumikawa. “Dental health is closely tied to the overall health of the child.” The kid-friendly facility is a welcoming and efficient environment featuring the latest in dental technologies, including full digital X-rays. The practice treats newborns to
college students, including children of former patients.


Pediatric Dental Group

1221 Kapi‘olani Boulevard, Suite 1048, Honolulu | (808) 593-8828

4180 Rice Street, #105, Līhu‘e | (808) 245-2131






The Face of

Solar and Smart Home Improvement


RevoluSun executive team (L-R) Josh Powell, Chief Executive Officer; David Gorman, President & General Manager; Eric Carlson, Chief Innovation Officer; Colin Yost, Chief Operating Officer.




In an ever-changing solar industry, locally owned and operated RevoluSun has been Hawai‘i’s most trusted solar provider. While many other companies have come and gone, RevoluSun’s unwavering commitment to quality continues to show in the people we hire, the services we offer, and the products we carry.  Our relationship with our clients continues long after the installation is complete. We are proud to have over eight thousand families and businesses continuing to rely on RevoluSun for their home improvement needs including energy and air conditioning.



660 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 220A, Honolulu

(808) 748-8888 | RevoluSun.com





The Face of

Trusts and Estates

Faces Yeekawashima

Partners (L-R) Jared N. Kawashima and Randall M.L. Yee



When it comes to planning your future, expertise and reliability are of paramount importance. Unlike larger, general practice law firms, Yee & Kawashima, LLLP concentrates in estate, trust and probate law. Yee & Kawashima, LLLP takes pride in its many long-term client relationships with individual clients and family owned businesses. The firm’s commitment to this practice area offers the assurance that the firm will continue to provide the highest level of service for future generations.


Yee & Kawashima, LLLP

1000 Bishop Street, Suite 908, Honolulu

(808) 524-4501 | yklawhawaii.com