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Bank of Hawaii Announces New Vice Presidents: Mau, Takahashi and Wong

Monday, May 14, 2007

Honolulu, Hawaii (May 14, 2007) - Brian L. Mau has been promoted from assistant vice president to vice president of the Keeaumoku Branch.  He continues his duties as branch manager which include overseeing all aspects of branch sales and customer service operations, and executing sales/service initiatives.

Mau joined the Bank of Hawaii in-store branch of Star Market Moiliili in 1997 as a consumer banking representative.  Since then, he has served as a consumer sales representative and consumer sales manager at the Keeaumoku Branch and as a branch sales manager at the Kapahulu Branch.

Prior to joining the bank, Mau served as a financial services representative for Bank of America. 

Mau is a graduate of Kalani High School, and holds a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Washington State University.

David G. Takahashi has been promoted from assistant vice president to vice president of the Bankoh Investment Services, Inc. Division.  He continues his duties as division sales coordinator which entail developing sales strategies for brokers and dealers and analyzing data and sales trends in accordance with corporate goals.  He is also responsible for maintaining databases for reporting and sales/revenue tracking. 

Takahashi joined the bank in 1994 as a mortgage servicing assistant and has served in a variety of positions including senior technical writer and broker/dealer reporting analyst. 

A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Takahashi has a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science. 

Rodney “Kimo” J. D. P. Wong was promoted from assistant vice president to vice president of the Waikiki Business Banking Center.  He will continue his duties as business banking manager which include managing a portfolio of small business clients.  In addition, he is responsible for supervising a team of business banking officers to meet market goals, implementing sales plans and maintaining positive client relationships. 

Wong started his career at the bank in 2002 as a business banking officer.  Previously, he served as president and executive director of the Youth and Elderly Service Foundation in Honolulu.  He has also worked as an auto dealer loan officer for First Interstate Bank and as a vice president and senior division manager at Commercial Credit Corporation and as marketing manager at GE Capital in Honolulu. 

Wong earned a bachelor of arts degree in marketing from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

He currently serves as director of the Waikiki Community Center and president of the Sun Yat Sen Foundation.  He is a past board member of the Food Bank of Hawaii.