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Bank of Hawaii Announces New Senior Vice Presidents: Carpenter, Murakami, Nakamatsu and Rodriguez

Friday, October 31, 2008

Honolulu, Hawaii (October 31, 2008) - William “Bill” L. Carpenter has been promoted to senior vice president from vice president of Private Client Asset Management.  He will serve as co-manager of the Private Client Asset Management Department and continues his duties as senior portfolio manager which includes managing some of the bank’s largest individual clients.  He also serves on the Asset Allocation Committee, Investment Policy Committee and the Investment Strategy Committee.

Before rejoining Bank of Hawaii as vice president in 1999, Carpenter served as a vice president at Greenville Capital Management in Greenville, Del. and as an assistant vice president at First Hawaiian Bank.  Prior to that, he worked for Bank of Hawaii for four years as an assistant vice president. 

Carpenter holds a bachelor of arts degree in history from Occidental College in Los Angeles, Calif. and a master of arts degree in international finance and Russian from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

In his spare time, he serves as a board member at the Academy of the Pacific. 

Diane W. Murakami has been promoted to senior vice president from vice president of the Business Banking Division’s East Market Region.  Murakami has more than 18 years of banking experience, and serves as Market Manager of the East Oahu region which includes the Waialae-Kahala, Windward, Ala Moana and Waikiki/Ward areas.  Murakami oversees the client-relationship management and development of her business banking team, ensuring that the financial needs of the region’s business customers are serviced.

Prior to joining Bank of Hawaii in 2002 as vice president and manager of the Waialae-Kahala Business Banking Center, Murakami served as an assistant vice president and corporate relationship officer at Central Pacific Bank.

She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Calif. 

Murakami currently serves as president of the Kahala Business Association.

Tammy K. Nakamatsu has been promoted to senior vice president and senior human resources manager from vice president and human resources organizational manager.  Her duties include overseeing the staffing department, providing relationship management services and coordinating compliance and regulatory issues for the Human Resources Division.

Nakamatsu joined Bank of Hawaii in 1988 as a senior human resources specialist and has since held various management positions in the Human Resources Division. 

A graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Nakamatsu earned her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in English.  She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. 

Kathleen “Kathy” Rodriguez has been promoted to senior vice president and consumer compliance and Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) manager.  She was previously a vice president in the Corporate Compliance Department. Rodriguez manages the bank’s overall consumer compliance and CRA programs.  She has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. 

Prior to joining the bank in 2000 as a compliance manager, Rodriguez served as a CRA and compliance officer at Central Pacific Bank. 

Rodriguez earned her bachelor of science degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.