Hawaii Alliance for Retired Americans

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Hawaii Alliance for Retired Americans


Congresswoman Mazie Hirono with Hawaii Alliance leaders - L-R: Justin Wong, Jean Dobashi, Rep. Hirono, Al Hamai, September 12, 2011

In 2011, Al Hamai, was President, Hawaii Alliance for Retired Americans.[1]

2015 President Justin Wong.[2]

HARA delegates, 2010 national convention Susan Goya, Muriel Masumura, Ethel Yamane, Fran Kagawa, Ethel Shintaku, Jackie Ferguson-Miyamoto.

2012 convention

The Hawaii Alliance’s (HARA’s) 4th Biennial Convention was held in Honolulu January 2012, with about seventy delegates and guests attending. Three members of Hawaii’s congressional delegation addressed the convention--U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka (D), whom HARA presented with their Shining Light Award for his 35 years of distinguished service in Congress; Rep. Mazie Hirono (D); and Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D). Conference attendees also heard from Richard Fiesta, Director of the national Alliance’s Department of Government and Political Affairs, and several other well-received speakers. The delegates elected Justin Wong as the new HARA President. The new Vice President is Elmer Yuen; Jackie Foil was reelected Secretary; and Phyllis Hiramatsu was reelected Treasurer.[3]