The 75th Commemoration Committee Members

Honorary Members

  • The Honorable Brian Schatz, U.S. Senator for Hawaii
  • The Honorable Mazie K. Hirono, U.S. Senator for Hawaii
  • The Honorable Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. Representative for Hawaii


  • Chair Adm. Thomas B. Fargo, USN (Ret.), Former Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
  • Vice Chair Capt. Steven Colón, USN (Ret.), President, Hunt Companies, Hawaii Region

Committee Members

  • Roy Amemiya, Managing Director, City & County of Honolulu
  • Rick Blangiardi, Senior Vice President/General Manager, Hawaii News Now: KGMB/KHNL
  • David Carey, President/CEO, Outrigger Enterprises Group
  • Clint Churchill, Trustee, Estate of James Campbell
  • Chuck Cotton, President, iHeartMedia Hawaii
  • Ronald Cox, Chairman, USS Bowfin Submarine Memorial
  • Mark Dunkerley, President/CEO, Hawaiian Airlines
  • Dennis Francis, President/Publisher, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Jerry Gibson, Area Vice President of Hawaii &
    Managing Director of HHV, Hilton Hotels Corp.
  • Tim Guard, Chairman, USS Missouri Memorial Association
  • Mufi Hannemann, President/CEO, Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association
  • James Horton, Director, National Memorial Cemetery
    of the Pacific (Punchbowl)
  • Thomas Lee, Military Liaison, Office of the Governor
  • Maj. Gen. Arthur “Joe” Logan, USA, Adjutant General, State of Hawaii/D.O.D.
  • Sherry Menor-McNamara, President/CEO, Chamber of Commerce Hawaii
  • John Monahan, President/CEO, Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau
  • Jennifer Goto Sabas, Owner, Kaimana Hila
  • Kelly Sanders, General Manager, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel
  • Neil Sheehan, Chairman, Pacific Historic Parks
  • George Szigeti, President/CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority
  • Donna Tanoue, Vice Chairman, Bank of Hawaii
  • Chris Tatum, Area Vice President, Marriott International, Inc.
  • Adm. R.J. Zlatoper, USN (Ret.), Chairman, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

Honorary Co-Chairmen

  • Governor David Y. Ige, State of Hawaii
  • Adm. Harry B. Harris, Jr., Commander, U.S. Pacific Command

Liaison Members

  • Lt. Gen. Tony Crutchfield, Deputy Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
  • Rear Adm. John V. Fuller, Commander, Navy Region Hawaii
  • Jacqueline Ashwell, Superintendent NPS, WWII Valor in the Pacific NM (USS Arizona Memorial)
  • Hawaii State Senator Clarence K. Nishihara
  • Hawaii State Representative Ken Ito