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Bank of Hawaii Announces New Senior Vice Presidents: Cannoles and Ishikawa

Thursday, July 05, 2007

Honolulu, Hawaii (July 5, 2007) - Ronald E. Cannoles has been promoted to senior vice president and joins the Pacific Islands Division in the newly created role of Retail and Operations Manager.  He will be responsible for the sales, service, operational and compliance functions of retail banking within the Pacific Islands Division.

His previous role as West Hawaii Regional Manager entailed overseeing the overall operations of Bank of Hawaii’s West Hawaii branches, including Kona, Kamuela, Kohala, Kealaekua and the in-store branch at KTA Keauhou.

Cannoles joined Bank of Hawaii in 1986 as a management trainee.  During his tenure at the bank, he has served in a number of positions including managing director for the National Bank of Solomon Islands and deputy general manager for Bank of Tonga.  He has also served as vice president and special assets officer for the Pacific Islands Division in Guam. 

A graduate of the University of Hawaii in Hilo, Cannoles holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in business administration.  He also earned a diploma from the McIntyre School of Business’ Graduate School of Retail Bank Management in Charlottesville, Va.

Cannoles has served as director and treasurer for the Big Island Chapter of the Hawaii Visitor & Lodging Association.  In addition, he is an advisory board member for the Hawaii Community Foundation - West Hawaii Fund, member of the Hawaii Leeward Planning Commission and member of the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce.

Brian S. Ishikawa has been promoted to senior vice president from vice president of the security department at Bank of Hawaii.  He currently serves as director of corporate security and is responsible for all security programs for the bank. 

Ishikawa joined Bank of Hawaii in 2001 as a security investigator, and in March 2006 he became the first person in Hawaii to earn the designation of Certified Financial Services Security Professional (CFSSP) from the Institute of Certified Bankers. 

Prior to joining Bank of Hawaii, he served as an investigations manager for Safeguard Services. 

A graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Ishikawa holds a bachelor of arts degree in sociology.  He has also received professional training from the National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the National Association for Bank Security and Bank Administration Institute. 

Ishikawa currently serves as chairman of the Hawaii Association of Financial Security Officers and as vice president of the board of directors for Crime Stoppers Honolulu.