Business Leaders on the Move in Hawaii – 1/7/15
John Yanagihara has been appointed senior vice president and financial planning manager of Central Pacific Bank’s Central Pacific Investment Services Division. He is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing financial-planning programs for CPIS. He also trains and coaches CPIS investment consultants, the Wealth Advisory Team, and other commercial and consumer divisions.
Miyuki Almario has been promoted to vice president and Waikiki branch manager of Central Pacific Bank. She will lead, coach and inspire her team to consistently meet and exceed the specific financial needs of CPB’s customers, including consumer and local businesses.
Jason Morrison has been promoted to vice president of facilities and engineering with USS Missouri Memorial Association, the nonprofit organization charged as caretaker of Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor. He is responsible for the continued oversight of all maintenance-related projects for the Missouri and its 1,000-foot pier, and also is charged with managing all aspects of daily facilities operations, including safety, and serves as the association’s environmental officer, ensuring compliance with federal and state laws.
Rudy Marilla has been hired as vice president of resource management and clinical operations support at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii. He will lead Kaiser Permanente’s several clinical and non-clinical areas, such as hospital care management, home health, continuing care, dialysis and community benefit. He also will handle contracted outside services and provider network management.
Christopher J. Benjamin, president and chief operating officer of Alexander & Baldwin Inc., has been elected chairman of the board of trustees for The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii. He has served on the Hawaii board since 2007 and has worked closely with Conservancy staff to develop the 10-year vision and current three-year plan for forest and marine conservation. He is focused on ensuring financial stability, sound measures of conservation success and effective partnerships with agency and community partners, business leaders, resource managers, decision-makers and other supporters.