Executive Management

Hawaiian Electric Industries

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Constance H. Lau
President and
Chief Executive Officer,
Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.

Chairman,
Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.
Chairman,
American Savings Bank, F.S.B.
Gregory C. Hazelton
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer
Curtis Y. Harada
Vice President,
Internal Audit
Kurt K. Murao
Vice President,
Legal and Administration
and Corporate Secretary

Hawaiian Electric Company

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Alan M. Oshima
President and
Chief Executive Officer,
Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.
Jimmy D. Alberts
Senior Vice President,
Customer Service
Shelee M. T. Kimura
Senior Vice President,
Business Development and Strategic
Planning
Tayne S. Y. Sekimura
Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
Darcy L. Endo-Omoto
Vice President,
Government and Community Affairs
Joseph P. Viola
Vice President,
Regulatory Affairs
Jay M. Ignacio
President,
Hawai'i Electric Light Company, Inc.
and Senior Operations Adviser,
Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.

Colton K. Ching
Senior Vice President,
Planning and Technology
Susan A. Li
Senior Vice President,
General Counsel, Chief Compliance
and Administrative Officer and
Corporate Secretary
Scott W. H. Seu
Senior Vice President,
Public Affairs
Robert C. Isler
Vice President,
Power Supply
Sharon M. Suzuki
President,
Maui Electric Company, Limited
Ronald R. Cox
Senior Vice President,
Operations
Stephen M. McMenamin
Senior Vice President and
Chief Information Officer
Cecily A. Barnes
Vice President,
Energy Delivery
James P. Kelly
Vice President,
Corporate Relations

American Savings Bank

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Richard F. Wacker
President and
Chief Executive Officer,
American Savings Bank, F.S.B.
Alexandar S. Kim
Executive Vice President,
Operations & Technology
Craig A. Norris
Executive Vice President
and Chief Credit Officer
Thomas A. Bowers
Executive Vice President,
Marketing and Business Development
Gabriel S. H. Lee
Executive Vice President,
Commercial Markets
Natalie M. H. Taniguchi
Executive Vice President,
Enterprise Risk and Regulatory Relations
Danielle K.N. Aiu
Executive Vice President,
Consumer Banking
Robert K. W. H. Nobriga
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer
K. Elizabeth Whitehead
Executive Vice President,
Chief Adminstrative Officer
and Assistant Secretary
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Constance H. Lau

President and Chief Executive Officer,
Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.
Chairman, Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.
Chairman, American Savings Bank, F.S.B.

Ms. Lau was named president and chief executive officer of Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) in May 2006. She also serves as chairman of Hawaiian Electric Company and chairman of American Savings Bank. Born and raised in Honolulu, Ms. Lau joined the HEI companies in 1984, serving first as assistant corporate counsel and treasurer of Hawaiian Electric Company, then as treasurer of HEI. In 1999, she became a director and senior executive vice president and chief operating officer of American Savings Bank, rising to president and chief executive officer in June 2001. She also served as an HEI director from 2001 through 2004, and has been serving as an HEI director since May 2006.

Ms. Lau is a director and Audit Committee chair and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member of Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), the major shipping carrier to Hawaii. Ms. Lau is a nationally recognized leader in the fields of critical infrastructure, resilience and physical and cyber security, banking and energy. Since 2012, Ms. Lau has chaired the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), which advised President Barack Obama through the Department of Homeland Security on the security of the 16 critical infrastructure sectors and their information systems, including both the energy and financial services sectors. In energy, Ms. Lau was named 2011 Woman of the Year by the Women's Council on Energy and the Environment in Washington, D.C., and serves on the boards of the Electric Power Research Institute, the Edison Electric Institute, and the Associated Electrical & Gas Insurance Services. In banking, Ms. Lau is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Twelfth District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council, and was one of U.S. Banker's 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking for 2004, 2005, and 2006 when she headed American Savings Bank.

In Hawaii, Ms. Lau was named Pacific Business News (PBN)'s 2004 Hawaii Business Leader of the Year, and in 2013, she was named one of PBN's 10 to Watch for her leadership in clean energy and transportation. Ms. Lau also serves on the boards of the Hawaii Business Roundtable, the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Punahou School, and the Consuelo Foundation, which helps women, children and families in Hawaii and the Philippines. She served as a trustee for Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate from 1999 to 2007.

Ms. Lau graduated from Yale College with a B.S. in administrative sciences. She earned a juris doctor from the University of California Hastings College of the Law and a master's in business administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is married to Russell Lau, vice chairman of Finance Enterprises, Ltd., and has three children.

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Alan M. Oshima
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.

Director,
Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.

Alan M. Oshima is president and chief executive officer of the Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.

Under Alan’s leadership, Hawaiian Electric has accelerated its company-wide transformation initiative, reorganizing its processes to become more nimble, innovative and customer focused and building an employee culture that readily adapts to change. Hawaiian Electric has been nationally recognized for its progress in replacing fossil fuel generation with renewable resources.

Alan first joined Hawaiian Electric in 2008 as a member of the board of directors. In 2011, he left the board to serve at HEI, Hawaiian Electric’s parent company, as executive vice president for corporate and community advancement and president of the HEI Charitable Foundation. He was named to his current position in 2014.

Alan was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Hawaiian Telcom from 2005 to 2008 and later was a senior adviser and director helping the company successfully emerge from reorganization in 2010. Alan founded the law firm Oshima Chun Fong & Chung in Honolulu and, prior to that, practiced law with the Honolulu firm of Carlsmith Ball. With his significant experience with electric, telecommunications and transportation companies, as well as water and sewer resources in Hawai‘i, Alan was regularly recognized as one of “America’s Best Lawyers” in the field of public utilities.

Alan has been recognized by numerous professional and community organizations for his leadership and volunteerism, especially his work to improve public education.

Alan received a degree in business administration from Northwestern University and a law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He also served as a Supply Corps officer with the U.S. Navy and, among other places, was stationed at Pearl Harbor and San Diego.

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Richard F. Wacker

President and Chief Executive Officer,
American Savings Bank, F.S.B.

Director,
American Savings Bank, F.S.B.

Mr. Wacker is the president and chief executive officer of American Savings Bank.  Mr. Wacker joined the bank in 2010 and leads the management team responsible for growing the bank's business to better serve Hawaii's retail and business customers.  He also serves as a director of the bank.

Mr. Wacker is active in the local community.  He serves on the board of Child and Family Service (currently 1st Vice Chair), the University of Hawaii Foundation, and the Hawaii Chapter of the American Red Cross.  He is also a member of the Board of Regents of Chaminade University.

Prior to joining American Savings Bank, Mr. Wacker was chairman of Korea Exchange Bank (KEB), the fifth largest Korean commercial bank.  He joined KEB in 2004 as chief operating officer, was appointed president and CEO in 2005, and also held the position of chairman of the board from 2007 through 2010.  Mr. Wacker helped establish the KEB Foundation, the first social welfare organization in the Korean financial industry, and was the organization's second chairman. He was a director of Junior Achievement Korea and also served on the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea. In 2008, Mr. Wacker was recognized as one of Korea's "Most Respected CEOs."

Mr. Wacker also enjoyed a 20-year career with General Electric (GE) where he was a company officer and held a wide range of senior leadership positions in the U.S. and Europe, including vice president of corporate investor communications; vice president and chief financial officer of GE Capital's Card Services unit; general manager of GE Capital's audit staff; chief financial officer of GE Capital Fleet Services-Europe and global product management positions with GE Medical Systems-Europe. He earned a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri.

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Gregory C. Hazelton
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.

On April 2, 2017, Mr. Hazelton succeeded Jim Ajello as HEI's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He first joined Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) in August 2013 and served as Vice President of Finance, Treasurer and Controller to June 2015. Prior to his return to HEI as Senior Vice President, Finance in October 2016, Mr. Hazelton was NW Natural Gas Company's (NW Natural) Senior Vice President and CFO from June 2015 to September 2016 and also served as its Treasurer from March to September 2016. Prior to joining HEI in 2013 he held a number of positions with UBS Investment Bank, Global Power and Utilities Group, including Managing Director from March 2011 to May 2013, Executive Director from March 2008 to March 2011 and Associate Director from March 2006 to March 2008. In addition, Mr. Hazelton served in the Global Power Group of Lehman Brothers from 2001 to 2006, including as Vice President from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Hazelton held various operational, SEC financial reporting and accounting, financial forecast and analysis, and business development positions at energy companies, including Portland General Electric, from 1989 to 1999.

Mr. Hazelton received a Bachelor of Science degree from Warner Pacific College and an MBA from the University Of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He received his CPA (currently inactive) from the State of Washington.