Going Places


TODD NITTA advances to senior vice president and dealer division manager at First Hawaiian Bank. He oversees the Hawaii wholesale and retail dealer portfolios and the underwriting function for First Hawaiian Bank’s Western Region Dealer Center. Nitta formerly served as senior vice president and corporate banking officer in the bank’s corporate banking division.

NOELLE WRIGHT joins G70 as a planner. She will assist in the development of environmental and urban planning products including feasibility studies, master plans, land use permitting applications and environmental compliance documentation. Wright holds a Master of Science in urban studies from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.

IRENE PU‘UOHAU steps in as director of labor and employee relations at The Queen’s Health Systems. She will manage and direct divisional relations for QHS, including union negotiations and contract administration. Pu‘uohau will also implement and sustain foundational pillars for developing and engaging employees to enhance and promote employee culture and experience. She previously served as senior manager for labor relations at Hawaii Pacific Health.

TORU ADACHI advances to regional director of sales – Japan at Hilton Hawaii. He is responsible for planning, soliciting and booking group business from Japan for Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Doubletree Hotel Alana – Waikiki Beach, and Hilton Waikoloa Village. Adachi most recently served as Hilton Hawaiian Village’s assistant director of sales – Japan, during which he managed major accounts with JTB, HIS, Kintetsu, NTA and TTA.

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