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June 29, 2006

Affiliated Chamber of Commerce Meeting

Joan M Kratz - Chief Marketing Officer of Hawaiian Telcom discussed and solicited input from members of the Affiliated Chamber of Commerce

Bennette Evangelista - Vice President of Actus Lend Lease LLC retired after chairing the Affiliated Chamber of Commerce for 7 years

June 17, 2006

THE MAKAHA SONS CELEBRATE THEIR 30TH ANNIVERSARY - Neal Blaisdell Center Honolulu, Hawaii

June 8, 2006

Hawaii Act 88 - Refundable Production (Movie, Film and Television) Tax Credit to become effective on July 1, 2006

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Broken Trust Hawaii - By Federal Judge Samuel King and UH Law Professor Randy Roth

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May 27 - June 4, 2006 Hong Kong SAR

"Hawaii's China Connection" in Hong Kong - T.I.M. International Inc, UH TIM Alumni and Hotel Educational Executives discussed opportunities in training hotel/travel industry front line staffs as well as Travel Industries Executives in Hong Kong, Macau, Pearl River Delta Regions and Throughout China

(L - R) Johnson Choi (UH TIM '77) and Kristine Cheng (UH TIM 04), Retail Executive of Christine Dior Couture

(L - R) Lawrence Foster - Professor and Former Dean of UH School of Law / Senior Counsel of Zhong Lun Law Firm Shanghai, Brenda Foster - President of American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and Johnson Choi (UH TIM '77) discuss business collaborations.

(L - R) Johnson Choi (UH TIM '77) and Brenda Chan (UH TIM '92)

(L - R) Aldrin Leung - GM YMCA Salisbury, Manny Woo - Past President of HK Hotel Association & Johnson Choi (UH TIM '77)

Saint Paul School (Macau): Day trip Visiting Father Xavier, Father Alejandro and Father Jose by Edith Shih, Anthony Chan, Christina & Fred Ma and Johnson Choi

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(Front L - R) Laisum Cheng (UH 1976) and Dorothy Chau Lee (UH TIM '76); (Back L - R) Johnson Choi (UH TIM '77) and Frederick Chau (UH 1977)

(Front L - R) Johnson Choi (TIM '77), Sandra Su (TIM '04) and Sydney Lee (Husband of Sandra)

(Front L - R) Paul Pei, Directors of Sales, Ocean Park HK and Johnson Choi (TIM '77)

Discussion on collaboration between the largest University in New Zealand and Shunde Polytechnic on Travel Industry Management

(Front L - R) Dr. Wai Ming Chung - Massey University New Zealand, Johnson Choi (TIM '77), Roberta Wong Leung (TIM '69), Paul Chan - Owner of ATTEP and Winston Tsoi of Sparkle Galeto

May 25 - 27, 2006 Beijing China

"Hawaii's China Connection" in Beijing - T.I.M. International Inc, UH TIM Alumni and Hotel Educational Executives discussed opportunities in training hotel/travel industry staff in Hong Kong, Macau, Pearl River Delta Regions and Throughout China

(L to R) Ernest Yeung ('77), Johnson Choi ('77) and Roxanne Ang of AHLA.

Exploring Business Opportunities on the development of an IT Hotel Project

(L to R) Johnson Choi ('77) and Jun Wen of Ministry of Science and Technology - China

Met with Pamirs Heaven Springs Co Executives and China Travel Service (CTS) Outbound Manager on bringing upscale Chinese visitors and attending various training programs to Hawaii

May 21 - 25, 2006 - Shanghai China

"Hawaii's China Connection" in Shanghai - T.I.M. International Inc, UH TIM Alumni, Hawaii Businesses Executives and Shanghai Business Executives working together

(L to R) Manlo Cheng - Manager - Sheshan Golf Estate ('79 TIMI Life Member), Eugene Ong - GM - Crowne Plaza Hotel Shanghai ('76) and Johnson Choi ('77)

(L to R) Jeffrey (William) Yu - Sales Executive - Crowne Plaza Hotel Shanghai ('05) and Johnson Choi ('77)

(L to R) Johnson Choi ('77), Eugene Ong ('76), Sean Loo - Owner - Bali Laguna & Swensens Restaurants Shanghai, Tad Teraizumi - VP - Hawaiian Host Chocolates and Dennis Teranishi - Vice Chairman and CEO - Hawaiian Host Chocolates

May 22, 2006 - Shanghai China

Meeting with Director of Shanghai CIQ Dr. Yu-Ping He; Consul for Agricultural Affairs of the American Consulate General - Ross G Kreamer, Xu Min - Marketing Specialist and Leanne Wang - Agricultural Marketing Assistant on how to work with the "new" Product Labeling Law of the People Republic of China

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Brand Building in China - What Work in China?

May 16, 2006

Lessons Learned from a Serial CEO - A Discussion with John Dean, Former CEO of the Silicon Valley Bank (Corporate Governance, Integrity of CEOs, How to sort out staffs with honest opinions to CEOs, Employees as stakeholders and more) at the Cleghorn President's Room of the Pacific Club Sponsored by the Chaminade University of Honolulu

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April 26, 2006

Governor Linda Lingle Announces Hawaii's Partnership Agreement with Export-Import Bank to Grow Hawaii Export; in Partnership with Hawaii Small Business Administration, U. S. Dept of Commerce Honolulu, Hawaii Pacific District Export Council and DBEDT Recognized Four Hawaii Small Businesses for Their Export Success: FAT Law's Farm Inc, Noh Foods, Simple Green and Hawaii Pacific University.

Exim Bank President Video Presentation   Governor Linda Lingle Presentation

April 25, 2006

U. S.-China People Friendship Association Honolulu Chapter met with Madam Saina Zhang, Vice President of Beijing People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and her delegations at Past President Walter Chang's home at Manoa

April 3, 2006

China Vice Premier Wu Yi lead a business delegation of over 100 members representing the Major Agriculture Sectors, Aerospace, Automobile, Electronics, Petroleum, Petro-chemical and Heavy Machinery, stopped by Hawaii for 2 days to meet with Hawaii Business Leaders and Government Representatives. A Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation was signed between Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle and Chairman Shao Qiwei of the China National Tourism Administration at a reception hosted by Governor Lingle at the Washington Place.

March 10, 2006

Hawaiian Host Chocolates Factory Visit lead by Commissioner Jacqueline Willis, HKSAR Government

   

March 9, 2006

Mahalo Dinner for Doris Cheung, Director and Betty Ho, Deputy Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco at the Prince Court, Hawaii Prince Hotel

"Hong Kong and Hawaii : Countable Islands, Unlimited Opportunities"

Miss Jacqueline Ann Willis, JP - Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs has spoken to more than 160 business executives at the Mauna Kea Ballroom of the Hawaii Prince Hotel

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Special Gifts to Jacqueline Willis and HKETO Representatives by Hawaiian Host Chocolates

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March 7, 2006

Talk Business - Hawaii China Business - with Pamela Young, Anchor of KITV (abc) Hawaii

Talk Business - Hawaii Asian Business - with Raymond Jefferson, Former Deputy Director with Hawaii DBEDT, Currently with the International Consulting Firm McKinsey Singapore

February 24, 2006

  "From Aloha to China Guanxi" -  MIKE ROWSE, Director General - Invest Hong Kong, HKSAR Government. It was a completely sold out event well attended by more than 180 business executives at the Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu Hawaii (photo Credits: Jeff Chan, Sunny Xie and Yen Chun)

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January 30, 2006

Brenda Foster, President of American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai met with Yen Chun and Dean Emeritus Chuck Gee (Director and Founding Members of the Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce) and Its President, Johnson Choi to discuss Collaboration programs in Shanghai in 2006

January 26, 2006

Center of Chinese Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa - Chinese New Year Celebration and Award Presentation - with Special Guest Performers: Loo Sze-wang, sheng-Chinese mouth organ, Chu Siu-wai, xiao, dizi-flutes, Pan Ya-sze, yangqin-hammered dulcimer , Leung Oi-ying, zheng-plucked zither, Wong Chi-chung, huqin-bowed fiddle, Yeung Po-wing, pipa-plucked lute (The six members of Hong Kong’s Chinese Music Virtuosi (CMV) are among the most accomplished performers and teachers of Chinese musical instruments. They established CMV in 1997 to promote Chinese instrumental music, from cherished oldies to newly commissioned works. They share the belief that there remain exciting possibilities in the world of Chinese music, and the traditional instruments are capable of lovely sounds and dazzling performance techniques)

January 22, 2006

Spring Festival Celebration on Sunday - Sponsored by Hawaii Mainland Chinese Overseas Association, Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce, U.S. China People Friendship Association Honolulu chapter, China Club, Chinese Students & Scholars Association at University of Hawaii at McCoy Pavilion, Ala Maona Park, Near Tennis Court

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January 17, 2006

HKCHcc Annual Membership Meeting - Proudly Presents

Honorable U. S. House of Representative Ed Case - Keynote Speaker

CHINA Opportunities & Challenges - The role of the Federal Government - For many years, both Hawaii Public and Private Sectors Enterprises have spent millions taking trips or business delegations to China for bilateral trades in the areas of tourism, education, technology and various forms of investments. As many have found out not working within the boundary of the United States government national security policy and requirements could mean waste of time and resources. You may want to find out how to avoid such costly mistakes!

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World Journal Newspaper 1-20-06 PDF Format

January 11, 2006

By invitation of the United States Pacific Fleet, we have participated in the daylight embark aboard USS Ronald Reagan Aircraft Carrier cruising 300+ miles outside of the Hawaiian island via C-2 Greyhound.

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December 27, 2005

Yu, Guilin, Vice Chairman; Wu, Cunyu, Director, International Liaison Department and Wang, Jiajia, Staff, International Liaison Department of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation visit to Hawaii Hosted by Chinese Chamber of Commerce, US-China People's Friendship Association, Hawaii Heritage Center, Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce and University of Hawaii at the Hong Kong Harbour View Seafood Restaurant

December 19, 2005

T.I.M. International Inc and HKCHcc Members get together in Hong Kong

December 18, 2005

Johnson Choi, Commodore of IYFR Hawaii fleet (2005 - 2007) and Dean Emeritus Chuck Y Gee (U of Hawaii, School of Travel Industry Management) Visiting IYFR Hong Kong Fleet on board of "Spirit of Hong Kong", Captain Alice Liu - IYFR HK Fleet Commodore 2002 - 2004 & Douglas Hsia - IYFR HK Fleet Commodore 2006

December 16, 2005

Global Tourism and Hospitality Development Forum organized by Shunde Polytechnic, co-sponsored by Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce (HKCHcc), University of Hawaii T.I.M. International Inc, The People Government of Shunde, Shunde Tourist Bureau and American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute - One day before the Forum, Shunde Polytechnic School of Tourism and Hotel Management has received FULL ACCREDITATION and received the MAXIMUM SCORE OF 15 "A" from the 15 Members of the accreditation team. Special recognition for the reasons Shunde Polytechic receiving "perfect" score was given to its President, Vice President and Professor & Dean Roberta Wong Leung (UH TIM Distinguished Alumni and HKCHcc Member) for their leaderships and commitments.

Forum Highlights

 

 

Taking a lunch break

Special dinner hosted by Shunde Polytechnic, it has given us the chance catching up with Friends of T.I.M. International, Inc (Alumni Association of the UH School of Travel Industry Management) and HKCHcc followed by relaxing foot messages

Huagui Garden Government Hotel - more than 30 suites were reserved for VIPs, hotel is open for Official Government businesses only

Side trip to visit famous gardens in Shunde, Foshan, Guangdong Province China

 

Chimelong Hotel and met with Terence Wong, General Manager

 

November 23, 2005

Meeting with Mrs. Brenda Foster, President of American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and Lawrence Foster, Professor & Former Dean of the University of Hawaii Law School in Hong Kong to discuss future projects

Meeting with Mr. Paul Pei, Director of Sales and Marketing of Ocean Park Hong Kong to discuss future projects - It is going through a 5 years HK$5 Billions (US$680 Millions) Renovation and Expansion to began in 2006

November 22, 2005

Honorable Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR - Leverage on Hong Kong Experiences, Transparency, Corruption-Free and the Rule of Law to Enter the China Market

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Dinner Hosted by Mr. Fred Lam, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)

Twin Expos Offer World SMEs a Double Shot at Markets and Services: The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC) is holding two concurrent exhibitions - The World SME Expo and Innovation and Design Expo (IDE) - at the Convention and Exhibition Centre from November 21st to Nov 23rd.

November 21, 2005

Special Hong Kong Forum Sponsored by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council at the Hong Kong Convention Center: Hong Kong's Role in China's Expanding Economy - Mr. Herbert Hui, Chairman of Hong Kong Institute of Directors; Springborading Technology for Commercial Success - Dr. K B Chan, Chairman & Managing Director, Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) Ltd; Hong Kong Safeguarding Your Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) - Mr. Daniel Fung, Chairman of Des Voeux Chambers and Former Solicitor-General HK; Success Stories on Trading Ideas and Technology with China through Hong Kong by Dr. Tim Moore - Chief Executive Officer of SGAI Tech Ltd, Mr. Eric Lau - COO of WooWee Ltd and Dr. Gino Yu - Associate Professor - Director of Digital Entertainment & Game Development and Multimedia Innovation Centre of School of Design - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

November 20, 2005

Johnson Choi, Commodore of IYFR Hawaii fleet (2005 - 2007) Visiting IYFR Hong Kong Fleet on board of "Spirit of Hong Kong", Captain Alice Liu - IYFR HK Fleet Commodore 2002 - 2004; Cassidy Lam - IYFR HK Fleet Commodore 2005 and Douglas Hsia - IYFR HK Fleet Commodore 2006

November 17, 2005

Visiting Father Lionel Xavier, Principal Emeritus of the Rosaryhill High School and a Friend for more than 30 years, it has also given us the opportunity to observe various mega casino and tourism developments in Macau

November 14, 2005

Meeting at Hong Kong Disney on current tourism development and its appeal to China's tourists

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November 11, 2005

Meeting in Sydney Australia with Daniel Mok, Director of Project Management, Development Consultancy, Raine & Horne and Bernard Chiu, Senior Associate of Allens Arthur Robinson (with offices throughout Asia, Hong Kong and China) - China investment is playing an increasingly important role in real estates developments and other investments in Australia. It has increased by many folds in the past years, expecting substantial investment from China in the coming years. Preliminary discussions were centered on Real Estates Marina Properties developments both in Australia and in China

November 5, 2005

Chinatown Gateway Park Rededicated as Dr. Sun Yat Sin Park by Mayor Mufi Hannemann

October 29, 2005

By invitation of the United States Pacific Fleet, we have participated in the daylight embark aboard USS Nimitz Aircraft Carrier cruising 300+ miles outside of the Hawaiian island via C-2 Greyhound. It is an exception experience meeting with Captain Ted Branch of USS Nimitz (the size of more than 3 football field) and 1,000s of professional crews. The following is the note of interest of USS Nimitz - NIMITZ reaches over 18 stories high from to keel to the top of the mast, Eight steam turbine generators each produce 8,000 kilowatts of electrical power, enough to serve a small city, NIMITZ` Food Services Department provides 18000 - 20000 meals a day, NIMITZ can stock at least 90 days of refrigerated and dry storage goods, NIMITZ` two barber shops trim over 1,500 heads each week, The Post Office processes more than one million pounds of mail each year, The ship has a fully equipped dental facility, staffed by five dentists, The Medical Department is manned by six doctors including a surgeon, who provide everything from surgery to hydro-therapy. The ship also features an 80 - bed hospital ward and Four destilling units enable NIMITZ engineers to make over 400,000 gallons of fresh water a day, for use by the propulsion plants, catapults and crew.

October 20, 2005

The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) honors lifetime work of legendary Chinese director Zhang Yimou. Director Zhang has received the first lifetime Achievement Award this evening. "(HIFF)" has played a big role in my career," said Director Zhang, who first attended in 1985 as the cinematographer for "Yellow Earth", He said, "It was the first Western film festival we had attended, and that's where the international promotion of Chinese movies started."

 

 

 

October 12, 2005

Visiting the Tunnel off Kunia with the Metropolitan Rotary Club of Honolulu - To see some non-classified information about the type of work that goes on at the tunnel view the following public broadcasting website.

Special gift was presented to Captain Christopher Parente

October 11 - 12, 2005

Governor Linda Lingle Washington Place Reception Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Guangdong-Hawaii Sister-State, Sister-Province Relationship followed by THE HONOLULU SYMPHONY PRESENTS THE GUANGZHOU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN AN ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION - The Honolulu Symphony joins Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle and Governor HUANG Huahua of Guangdong Province of The People Republic of China in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Hawaii-Guangdong Sister State-Province relationship in a special concert.

Sept 30, 2005

China National Day Celebration Organized by Chinese Students and Scholars Association at the University of Hawaii, Co-Sponsored by Chinese Consulate in Los Angels, U.S.-China People Friendship Association Honolulu Chapter, Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce, China Club, Hawaii Mainland and China Overseas Association and Others attended by more than 500 people at the Orvis Theatre - University of Hawaii at Manoa

Sept 24, 2005

2005 Moon Festival & Chinese National Day Celebration Organized by Hawaii Mainland China Overseas Association Co-sponsored by Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce and Other Chinese Organizations in Honolulu Hawaii

September 18, 2005

Moon Festival Celebration at the Chinese Cultural Plaza

Sept 12, 2005

Honorable Representative Ed Case - CHINA AT THE CROSSROADS - “Implications for Hawaii, Our Country & the World”

Sept 11, 2005

Honorable WU Bangguo, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the China National People's Congress met with Chinese Business and Community Leaders at the Tampa Ballroom, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, Hawaii USA

During the hour long meeting Honorable Wu Banguo shared with the special guests the importance of the U.S. China relationship. He also explained the challenge of Cross Strait relationship and China's stand on the one China policy which is shared by President George Bush.

Sept 11, 2005

U.S.-China People Friendship Association Honolulu's New Student Picnic at the McCoy Pavilion - Ala Moana Park, Honolulu Hawaii

Sept 9, 2005

Wu Bangguo, chairman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People's Congress, delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the Second World Conference of Speakers of Parliaments at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York Sept. 7, 2005 ARRIVED IN HONOLULU HAWAII 7:00PM AT THE HICKAM AIR FORCE BASE

Talk Story with Gregory M Wong, Commercial Officer, U. S. Department of Commerce at Foreign Trade Zone Room 258 today with Member of the Hawaii Pacific District Export Council and Members of the Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce

The Tourism Promotion Organization (TPO) of Asia Pacific Cities Organization has 80 member cities (and growing) from 16 Countries including China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, Indonesia, USA, etc. China is largest member country with 16 cities as members including Shanghai, Xian, Suzhou, Guangzhou, Qingdao, Sanya, Tianjin, Yantai, Dalian, Urumqi, etc.

Mayor/Chairman Standing Committee Yantai China, Manny, Mayor Hubbard of Auckland New Zealand, Vice Mayor He of Urumqi China

Ms. Nguyen, Director of Tourism for People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Manny

Sept 3, 2005

Members, Officers and Directors of the University of Hawaii School of Travel Industry Alumni Association (TIM International Inc) and Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce at the Aloha Stadium Supporting UH Warrior Football Team

Special guests, reporters from Xinhua News Agency Beijing China, Ms. Xiaoshu Quan and Xiangfei Ma interviewed Governor Linda Lingle and UH Athletics Director Herman Frazier

August 31, 2005

Officers and Directors of the Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce met with Chairman Dick D'Amato, Commissioner Larry Wortzel, Commissioner Pat Mulloy, Commissioner George Becker, Senior Analyst Kevin Lanzit and Executive Director Scott Bunton of the U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission at Canoes Restaurant of Ilikai Hotel, Honolulu Hawaii USA to exchange ideas

August 30, 2005

China's State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan leaving Tapa Tower Ballroom after meeting with Chinese Business and Community Leaders on July 30, 2005

China's State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan, Chinese Ambassador to the United States Zhou Wenzhong , Consul General Zhong Jianhua of Chinese Consulate Los Angels Met with Chinese Business and Community Leaders in Hawaii on July 30, 2005.

China's State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan has met with President George Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Treasury Secretary John Snow, Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff and President Bush Senior in Washington DC before going to Washington State with a one day stop over in Hawaii before returning to Beijing tomorrow morning, July 31st.

During the hour long meeting Councilor Tang shared with the special guests the importance of the U.S. China relationship. China President Hu Jintao is planning a State visit to the USA during early September and a return visit by President George Bush in November of this year.

Councilor Tang explain the challenge of Cross Strait relationship and China's stand on the one China policy which is shared by President George Bush.

Councilor Tang said Hawaii played an important role in Modern China, Dr. Sun Yat Sin, the founding father of the Modern China had his education in Hawaii, found Xin Zhong Hui and The political philosophy "Three Principles of the People" (Sanmin Doctrine).

August 27, 2005

Brenda Foster's Aloha Party Before Leaving for Shanghai China as the New President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai on September 5, 2005. Brenda is one of our distinguished Officers, founding members/directors of the Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce.

August 21, 2005

One of our Distinguish Directors/Founding Members, Dean Emeritus Chuck Yim GEE of the UH School of Travel Industry Management celebrated his Birthday

August 19, 2005

New Chinese Student Orientation at the Hale Manoa Sponsored by the U. S. - China People Friendship Association

August 11, 2005

(L to R: Brenda Foster, Ed Case, Paul Tambakis & Johnson Choi)

Brenda Foster - New President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai China, Paul Tambakis - Area Director of the U. S. Department of Commerce Honolulu and Johnson Choi - President of Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce met with United States Congressman Ed Case at his Honolulu Office.

Washington DC is taking a an increasing negative approach on the overall USA-China business relationship. Some of the legislative actions being kicked around in the USA Congress may have long term negative affect for some or all of the Fortune 500 as well as the Hawaiian Companies currently doing business in China.

Some of the Hawaii's efforts to promote technology and bio-tech with China may not be welcomed by Washington DC for National Security and other reasons.

During the hour long meeting, we have discussed a wide variety of subjects including USA-China Trade Relationship, Efforts to help USA firms to export to China, Intellectual Property Issues in China, Unpeg of Chinese Yuan to the USA Dollar, Approved Destination Agreement between USA and China and many issues affecting long term business relationship between the two countries.

Hawaii Governor's Office/Hawaii DBEDT Reception at the Marriott Hotel in Waikiki Honolulu Hawaii honoring participants and sponsors attended the June 2005 Business/Trade Mission to Shanghai-Beijing-Guangzhou-Hong Kong

Johnson Choi, Executive VP and CFO of CMC Consulting Group Inc (Hawaiian Host Chocolates China Consultant) and a Participant of the June 2005 Business/Trade Mission representing the University of Hawaii, School of Travel Industry Management and the Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce received an award from Governor Linda Lingle on behalf of the Hawaiian Host Chocolates

Officers and Directors of the U. S. China People Friendship Association Honolulu met with Professor Xiulin Gu, Zhengqing Liu and Yurong Tian of the Beijing University of Technology at the Maple Garden Restaurant in Honolulu Hawaii to exchange ideas.

August 2, 2005

Meeting with - Director of the School of Hotel & Tourism Management - The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Professor Kam Hon LEE

June 8 - 19, 2005

University of Hawaii - School of Travel Industry Management Asia Road Show June 8 - 19- 2005, visiting Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. The delegates are Dean Walter Jaimerson, Dean Emeritus Chuck Y Gee, TIM International President Ren Hirose, Director Lois Sismar, Director/Treasurer/Past President Johnson Choi. It was a 4 cities 12 days swing focus on business and reconnecting with our Alumni and Friends there.

UH TIM & UHAA Reception Shanghai China June 11 2005

8th Annual Shanghai International Festival Opening Ceremony June 11, 2005

UH TIM & UHAA Beijing China Reception on June 12, 2005

Visiting Summer Palace in Beijing on  June 13 2005

Transit from Beijing to Guangzhou China on June 14, 2005

20th Anniversary Guangdong Province China & Hawaii USA Banquet Hosted by the Government of Guangdong China on June 14 2005

20th Anniversary Guangdong Province China & Hawaii USA Banquet Hosted by State of Hawaii June 15 2005

Bus ride from Guangzhou to Hong Kong

Meeting with UH Alumni and Friends in Hong Kong

Calling our UH TIM Alumni in New York

Ocean view suite at YMCA Hong Kong

Meeting with James Hu, Executive Director - HK Hotels Association & Ananda Arawwawela, Managing Dir of Sheraton HK on June 17 2005

Meeting with Larry Tchou, Sr VP & Managing Director, Hyatt International, an old friend of UH TIM for more than 30 years on June 17 2005 in HK

Meeting with Tuni Kyi, VP (China, Vietnam, Philipines & Malaysia) & Lawrence Ng, Area Director of Revenue Strategy of the Marriott Hotels on June 18 2005 in HK

Meeting with Annie Tang, JP, Deputy Secretary of Home Affairs, Hong Kong SAR Government (Former Director of HKETO of SF)

UH TIM / UHAA and Friends Reception in Hong Kong on June 17, 2005

Meeting with UH TIM Alumni: Aliana Ho, GM of Tourism Marketing - HK Tourism Board; Silvia Sitou, Head of Research and Planning Dept - Macau Government Tourist Office; Carmen Lam, VP of Sales & Marketing - InterContinental Hotels Group Asia Pacific and Gilbert Cheung, Director of Asia Training & Consultancy Company Ltd in Hong Kong on June 18, 2005

Meeting with UH TIM Alumni: Te'o Fleming, Sr Mgr, Relationship Mgmt - Global Office of Information Mgmt on June 19, 2005 in HK

UH TIM Delegates arriving in Shanghai - Dinner with Eugene Ong (UH TIM 1976), GM of Crowne Plaza Hotel Shanghai on June 9, 2005

U.S. Commercial Officers Briefing in Shanghai June 9 2005

Briefing by American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai China June 9 2005

Hawaii Tourism Authority News Conference, Briefing and Lunch in Shanghai China

    

June 1, 2005

"Educating Sun Yat-sen: Hawaii and Chinese Revolution" Presented by The Board of Directors of Dr. Sun Yat-sen Foundation of Hawaii in Conjunction with the Nith East-West Philosophers' Conference - East West Center (Reception at Koi Ballroom and Program at Keoni Auditorium), Honolulu, Hawaii USA

Speakers: Professor Hao Ping, Vice President of Peking University, Beijing, China; Al Castle, Executive Director of Samuel N and Mary Castle Foundation and Siegfried Ramler, Senior Adjunct Fellow, Founder and Former Director of Wo International Center at Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Honolulu Advertiser May 29, 2005 - ISLAND VOICES - East/West reflections - By Al Castle  Direct link  PDF Format

'Talking story' to answer life's basic questions - By Roger Ames  Direct link  PDF Format

  

May 28, 2005

Business Networking at President's Residence with HKCHcc Members, Business Associates, Collaboration Partners and Friends

May 9 - 13, 2005

Special Business Delegation from Chicago, New York, California, Oklahoma and Hawaii attended a week long meeting with Canton Venture Capital and Guangzhou Venture Capital Association, Guangzhou, China

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 5, 2005

New Players in Hong Kong's Power Paradigm - The "China Hong Kong Power" Challenges attended by standing room only executives from Exxon Mobile, Colin Tam (Meiya Power Co - the largest independent power supplier in China), C T Wan (The Hong Kong Electric Co), Thomas Bispham (Capital Exchange Inc), John Herbert (Kelcroft Consulting Engineering), Chandran Nair (Global Institute for Tomorrow), Edith Terry (Cotton Tree Productions), Joel Laykin (Laykin Communication) and Bill Ruccius (Vice-chair IPPF). The event was held at the American Club, Washington Room, 47/F, Tow Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong

April 28, 2005

Mayor Mufi Hannemann explained to the Affiliated Chamber of Commerce why Honolulu need to have the Mass Transit funded by 25% increase in Excise Tax

       

April 16, 2005

"Hawaii's China Connection" Series on April 16, 2005, 2:00 - 4:30pm at the Jefferson Hall, East West Center  co-Sponsored by Chinese Students & Scholars at University of Hawaii, China Club, China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce, Hawai'i Mainland China Overseas Association, U. S. China People Friendship Association

               

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April 14, 2005

Reception for Committee for Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan Oversea Chinese of The National Political Consultative Conference (GUO Dongpo, Chairman; ZHANG Daocheng, Vice Chairman; GUO Lingong, Member; MA Jian, Deputy Director; WU Fang, Member; LI Chengyuan, Secretary to Chairman and ZHANG Baoqi, Consul PRC LA Office) - at Hong Kong Harbourview Seafood Restaurant, Aloha Tower Market Place, Honolulu, Hawaii USA

               

   

March 25, 2005

Reception by Consul General Zhong Jian Hua of the People's Republic of China ad Mrs. Zhong - at Tapa Ballroom, Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa

中國駐洛杉磯總領事鐘建華在檀香山僑界招待會上講話。

中華人民共和國駐洛杉磯總領事館總領事鍾建華(Zhong Jian Hua)偕夫人陸青江及政治新聞領事賴波(Lai Bo),僑務領事周勤(Zhou Qin)一行四人於三月二十二日由洛杉磯來到夏威夷訪問。二十三日上午他們分別拜訪了夏威夷州州長、副州長、參議院和眾議院議長,及檀香山市市長。當晚在檀香山市希爾頓夏威夷村酒店舉行僑界招待會,有僑界領袖,中國留學生代表及州市官員約150位應邀出席。

March 5, 2005

"DO EXCISE TAXES & BUREAUCRACY" - HARM HAWAII’S ECONOMY? YOU BET! LOWELL KALAPA - PRESIDENT OF THE TAX FOUNDATION OF HAWAII

   

February 16, 2005

HIGH TEA with Mary Delmege, Director, Pacific Southwest Region - U. S. Department of Commerce at, Waioli Tea Room, 2950 Manoa Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

February 11, 2005

"Legal Aspects of Doing Business in China", featuring Audry Li**, Partner of Concord & Partners Presented in partnership by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce and JAIMS on Friday, February 11, 2005, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at JAIMS  **Member of Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce

   

February 5, 2005

Chinese New Year Celebration are sponsored by the China Club, Hawaii Mainland China Overseas Association, Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce and Chinese Students and Scholars Association at UH attended by more than 300 people at the McCoy Pavilion of the Ala Moana State Park

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Additional Event pictures, courtesy of Mr. James Chen

Sing Tao Newspaper Coverage  PDF file  Direct Link

February 4, 2005

Recognition, Scholarships, Awards and Chinese New Year Celebration: University of Hawaii - Center for Chinese Studies at the Hong Kong Harbourview Seafood Restaurant, Aloha Tower Market Place

               

January 18, 2005

Ethnic Media in Hawai`i: “What in the World is Going on Here?”

   

January 10, 2005

Global Young Chinese Business Leaders Forum (GYC) will be held in Beijing, China January 7-9, 2005 - The inaugural Global Young Chinese Business Leaders Forum is organized by the All-China Youth Federation and co-organized by China Youth Exchange Center of the All-China Youth Federation and EMBA Club International.

Cheng Siwei, the vice-chairman of the NPC standing committee, strikes a gong to announce the opening of the first Global Young Chinese Business Leaders Forum in Beijing on Saturday. Both domestic and overseas young Chinese entrepreneurs were welcome at the forum to tap the potential in China's fast economic growth.

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