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Wayne Y. Hamano

Vice Chair

Wayne Hamano currently serves as vice chair of Bank of Hawaii and has been a member of the bank’s Executive Committee since 2006 (formerly known as the Managing Committee). He has overall responsibility for the Commercial Banking Group. The Commercial Banking Group includes the bank’s Corporate Banking, Hawaii Commercial Middle Market Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Leasing, Dealer Commercial Services, Cash Management Sales, Commercial Credit and Merchant Services.

Mr. Hamano has over 30 years of commercial banking experience. He joined the bank in 1977 as a Commercial Credit Analyst. In 1987, he left to pursue an opportunity to manage a local small business, and returned in 1993 to continue his career.

Mr. Hamano earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Hawaii and is a graduate of the University of Washington’s Pacific Coast Banking School. He currently serves as the chair of the Metro YMCA board of directors and is a member of its executive and finance committees.

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