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The Pa'ani Challenge Board of Directors


Yoshi Honda, Co-Chair

Director of Corporate Culture & 
HI Operations, US CAD

Natalie Taniguchi, Co-Chair
& Founding Member

Executive Vice President

American Savings Bank

Jim Takatstuka, Vice Chair, Founder

Strategic Account Director, 
Microsoft Federal

Matthew Sasaki, Vice Chair

VP, Hawai‘i Pacific Health

Aaron Sekulich, Vice Chair

Science Teacher La Pietra Hawaii School for Girls

Interim Head Wrestling Coach, Head Judo Coach
Punahou School

Craig Hirasaki, Vice Chair


ConnectWorks Group Hawaii

Gregg Ichimura, Vice Chair

Project Manager

Koga Engineering & Construction

Byron Ige, Vice Chair

Vice President
Hardware Hawaii

Al Chee

Vice President

Retail Marketing & Community Relations

Daniel Chow, LMFT

Co-owner of Hawai‘i Therapeutic Partners

Rob Hesia

Director of Campus Athletics & Human Performance

Kamehameha Schools

Katie Neste

City & County of Honolulu, Dept of Corporation Counsel

John Robinson

Director, Hawaii Federation of USAW
Mechanic, U.S. Army Reserve

Ku‘u‘ini Robinson

Owner/President-Dream Clean Inc.



Layne Yamada, Founder

IT Director, HouseMart

Rick Williams, Maj. USAF Ret.

State Chair, Hawaii Federation USAW

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