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Bank of Hawaii Promotes Hara to International Client Banking Team Leader and Korsey to Vice President

Wednesday, April 11, 2007


Hara will be responsible for Waikiki Branch’s international client relationship officers and specialists focused on the Japan, Korea, and China markets.  The international client banking team works closely with international clients living in and outside of Hawaii by managing their assets, offering retail and investment banking options and helping grow and protect their wealth.

Hara joined Bank of Hawaii in 1985 as an international banking officer. 

Prior to joining the bank, Hara served as senior assistant manager for Wells Fargo Bank in Tokyo, Japan. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Houston in Texas.

Hara is a member of the Japan-America Society of Hawaii.

Dorothy “Dotty” M. Korsey has been promoted from assistant vice president to vice president and market information manager in the Market Information Department at Bank of Hawaii.  Her responsibilities include managing the marketing information database and providing analysis and reporting for product sales campaigns, promotions, and other company initiatives.

Previous to this position, she served as senior auditor in the Internal Audit at the bank.  Korsey joined Bank of Hawaii in 1989 as an application analyst in Systems Engineering and has held a variety positions including systems consultant and project manager.

Prior to joining Bank of Hawaii, Korsey served as a decision support analyst at HMSA in Honolulu. 

Korsey holds a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics from the University of Hawaii at Hilo and a master of science degree in mathematics from the University of North Texas. 

She is a member of the Information Systems Audit & Control Association and currently serves as an executive committee member and treasurer for the Hawaii Regional Science Bowl.