Giving Toolkit | Professional Advisor in Philanthropy Award

Hawaii Community Foundation established the Professional Advisor in Philanthropy Award to recognize outstanding professional advisors in the community who have demonstrated a personal and professional commitment to philanthropy.

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2019 Awardees

Fujita & Miura Public

Jenny Fujita & Joy Miura Koerte
Fujita & Miura Public Relations, Inc.

Video Stories
- Bringing Everything Full Circle
- Philanthropy is pure Aloha

Len Fukushima

Len Fukushima
Len Fukushima & Associates, Merrill Lynch

Video Stories
- Return on Inspiration
- An Innate Desire to Share

Russell Yamane

Russell Yamane, CPA
Russell Yamane & Associates

Video Stories
- A good time to start
- We assist in whatever way we can

Peter Kubota

Peter Kubota, Esq. Attorney at Law

Video Stories
- Ten percent or charity
- An intrinsic benefit

2018 Awardees

Gregg Takara

Gregg Takara, CMA,
Senior Vice President, Island Legacy Group
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Video Stories
- Community foundations as a resource
- How his clients benefit from giving

Meg Obenauf

Meg Obenauf
Obenauf Law Group

Video Stories
- A Client Story
- Asking the charitable question

Rhonda L. Griswold

Rhonda L. Griswold, Partner.
Cades Schutte LLP

Video Stories
- A Client Story
- Asking the charitable question

Alan M. Okamoto.

Alan M. Okamoto
Nakamoto, Okamoto and Yamamoto, Attorneys at Law, A Law Corp.

Video Stories
- A Client Story
- Asking the charitable question

2017 Awardees

Anthony F. Chun, Esq.

Anthony F. Chun, Esq.
Law Office of Anthony F. Chun

Video Stories
- Why Giving is Important
- Helping Incorporate Giving into Client Estate Plans
- A Client Story

Darl C. Gleed, Esq.

Darl C. Gleed, Esq.
Darl C. Gleed & Associates LLLC

Video Stories
- Helping Incorporate Giving into Client Estate Plans
- A Client Story
- Working with HCF

Roger M. Higa, Partner

Roger M. Higa, Financial Services Professional
New York Life & NYLIFE Securities

Video Stories
- His Approach with Clients
- How He Gives
- Why it's Important to Give Back

2016 Awardees

Matthew G. Beall

Matthew G. Beall, Principal Broker, Owner
Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers

Video Stories
- Transforming Generosity Into Lasting Change for Hawaii
- Gift of Giving
- How We Give

Louise K. Y. Ing

Louise K. Y. Ing, Partner
Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing

Video Stories
- Create a Better Hawaii
- How We Give
- Working with HCF

Brian M. Iwata

Brian M. Iwata, CPA
Taketa, Iwata, Hara & Associates LLC

Video Stories
- Ask the Charitable Question
- The Impact of Giving
- Working with HCF

2015 Awardees

Gloria N. Buckingham, Esq.

Gloria N. Buckingham, Esq.
Navarro-Buckingham Law Company

Video Stories
- Her Approach to Philanthropy
- How Her Client was Helped
- Value of Working with HCF

Eric Fujimoto

Eric Fujimoto, CFP®, CFS, MBA.
Ho‘ea — Wealth Advisory Group
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc

Video Stories
- His Approach to Philanthropy
- How His Client was Helped
- Value of Working with HCF

2014 Awardees

Nancy Budd

Nancy J. Budd, Esq.
Law Offices of Nancy Budd

Christopher Dang

Christopher R. Dang, Esq.
Christopher R. Dang, Attorney at Law, LLLC
Hawaii Estate Law Group

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Robert Kawahara

Robert Kawahara, CPA
Kawahara & Company, CPA’s, LLC

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2013 Awardees

Harmon Brown

Harmon Brown, Esq.
Schiff Hardin, LLP

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Stephen Reese

Stephen H. Reese, Esq.
Law Offices of Stephen H. Reese

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Elizabeth A. Ivey

Elizabeth A. Ivey, Esq.
Ivey Fosbinder Fosbinder, LLLC

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Frances Lui-Kwan

Frances Lui-Kwan, CPA
Wealth Management CPA

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Bill Hastings

Robert W. “Bill” Hastings, II, Esq.
Hastings & Laun, LLLC

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Raymond K. Okada

Raymond Okada, Esq.
Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, LLP

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