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Exclusive luncheon event for YP members only!
In honor of International Women's Day this month, join the YPs for this intimate lunch event with three of Hawaii's premier female business leaders. This is open to current YP members only and limited to only eight YP members per executive. Sign up NOW to attend this great "talk story" luncheon and learn from these accomplished business executives!
Kanani Kaopua, PCAM®
Senior Vice President
Hawaiian Properties, Ltd.
Kanani Kaopua is Senior Vice President at Hawaiian Properties, Ltd., the largest locally owned and operated property management firm in the State of Hawaii, founded in 1926. Her contributions to the association management industry include her current role as the Community Associations Institute (CAI) Hawaii Chapter President.
Kanani was born and raised in Nānākuli, Oahu, and is an avid volunteer in the community. She served as a childcare volunteer with Family Programs Hawaii, and was introduced to a new level of volunteerism, as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). She is in her 13th year as a CASA, and her role is to advocate for abused and neglected children in the social services system. Kanani?s non-profit affiliations do not end there, she is also heavily involved with HUGS Hawaii, and is also the immediate past president of the HUGS Young Professionals (HYP).
In her former life, Kanani was an Aloha Airlines Flight Attendant (right out of high school!) and served the airline until its closure in March 2008. She earned her degree in business management while working as a flight attendant.
CEO & Founder
Lori Teranishi is the founder and CEO of iQ 360, a certified woman- and minority-owned business communications consultancy that develops and executes strategies to help organizations manage major change initiatives. iQ 360 is comprised of a diverse group of consultants headquartered in Honolulu with teams in San Francisco, New York and Washington, DC.
Lori provides award-winning strategic communications counsel to global corporations, startups, nonprofits and government agencies. She combines her operating experience managing large-scale P&Ls with her track record of launching communications campaigns that advance her clients? business goals. She is frequently called upon for strategic planning, positioning, stakeholder relations, crisis response, change management and risk mitigation.
Before establishing iQ 360, Lori was vice president of product development at Visa, where she also served as chief of staff to the chief operating officer and worked in a variety of communications roles.
She holds bachelor?s degrees in mass communications and political science from the University of Utah and an MBA from the University of San Francisco. She is the board chair of the Girl Scouts of Hawaii and a Trustee with the University of Hawaii Foundation. She is a delegate for the U.S. Japan Council?s 2022 Japanese American Leadership Delegation and was named a Ragan?s PR Daily Top Women in Communication in 2020. iQ 360 was named a PR News Agency Elite 100 in 2023 and has been named a Pacific Business News Hawaii?s Best Workplace four years in a row.
Atlas Insurance Agency, Inc.
Dana Tokioka is a Vice President at Atlas Insurance Agency, Inc., a nationally recognized top 100 independent agency and a Director of the Bank of Hawaii. At Atlas she oversees project management and implementation.
Prior to Atlas Ms. Tokioka practiced real estate and corporate law in California and upon moving to Hawaii she worked as an Economic Business Analyst with Booz Allen Hamilton where she helped perform economic and cost analysis for the U.S. Army.
Ms. Tokioka is very active with Hawaii non-profits and serves as the President of both the Island Insurance Foundation and the Atlas Insurance Agency Foundation. These foundations currently support over 120 non-profits and donate over a million dollars annually.
Ms. Tokioka has served on many non-profit boards. She has with the Hawaii Theatre and YWCA of Oahu. She currently serves on the boards of Teach for America, Hawaii Public Radio and Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship at the Shidler College of Business.
She is a graduate of Tufts University and attended Georgetown University where she obtained her MBA from the McDonough School of Business and her Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center.
Date and Time
Thursday Mar 30, 2023
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM HST
The Pacific Club, Cleghorn Room
Please make note of the Pacific Club dress code: Business, Business Casual, and Aloha Attire are acceptable for both men and women. Jeans, shorts, collarless shirts, gym shoes, rubber slippers, open toed shoes for men, and any other clothing that would be considered revealing are NOT PERMITTED.
Includes lunch and beverages.
Menu options: Classic Cobb Salad, Pacific Club Wrap sandwich, or Vegetarian chef's choice option
5 or more business days prior to event - full refund
2-4 business days before event - 50% refund
0-1 business day before event - no refund
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