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PAST `Ō`Ō AWARD RECIPIENTS

Since 1977, the Native Hawaiian Chamber has awarded the ‘Ō‘ō Award to leaders in the community. In 1995, NHCC recognized an increase in the number of Native Hawaiians in business leadership positions by choosing to award multiple honorees each year. Below is the full list of every esteemed ‘Ō‘ō Award honoree since the award's inception.

1977 - Kane S. Fernandez

1978 - Randolph Lee

1979- Joseph Kealoha

1980 - D.G. Andy Anderson

1981 - William Kimi

1982 - Fred Trotter

1983 - Kenneth Brown

1984 - John Bellinger

1985 - Aaron Chaney

1986 - Richard Lyman

1987 - Winona Rubin

1988 - Gladys Brandt

1989 - Oswald Stender

1990 - Momi Cazimero

1991 - Sen. Daniel Akaka

1992 - Samuel and Frederick Kamaka

1993 - Michael Chun

1994 - Haunani Apoliona

1995 - Irmgard Farden Aluli

           Elia Long

           Colette Machado

1996 - Bernard Kea

           Charles Kekumano

           Bruss Keppeler

1997 - James Ahloy

           Peter and Rachel Haili

           James Haynes

1998 - George Newton

           Patrick Yim

           Walter Yim

1999 - Herman Lemke

           David Peters

           Kali Watson

2000 - Wright Bowman

             Malia Craver

             Douglas Ing

             Crystal Rose

2001 - Frank Brandt

           Sam Choy

2002 - Herb Kane

            Scott May

2003 - Edwin Hulihe'e

            Samuel King

2004 - Ezra Kanoho

             Andrew Poepoe

2005 - Thomas Kaulukukui, Jr.

             Mary Lou Kakuewa

             Paulette Kahalepuna

2006 - Paige Barber

            Robert Kihune

2007 - Genoa Keawe

            Clifford Jamile

2008 - Peter Apo

            Nake'u Awai

2009 - Henry Gomes

             Ron Jarrett

             Brothers Cazimero

2010 - Mary Philpotts McGrath

           Alice Flanders Guild

201 1 - Kekuni Blaisdell

           Ben Young

           Al Souza

2012 - Claire Hughes

           Irwin Cockett

2013 - Vaughn Vasconcellos

           Dee Jay Mailer

           Gov. John D. Waihe'e

2014 - Dr. Clayton Chong

           Dr. Noreen Mokuau

           Nainoa Thompson

2015 - Warren Kaleialoha Asing

           Vicky Holt Takamine

           Dr. Kalani Brady

2016 - Ivan Michael Ilihia Lui-Kwan

           Dr. Raymond Jardine, Jr.

           Carl Veto Baker

2017 - Gerald Akaka

           Herb Lee

           Naomi Clarke Losch

2018 - Marlene Akau

           Jan Dill

           Heather Giugni

2019 - Elliot Mills

           Na Leo Pilimehana

           Angela Pratt MD