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Mike Miyahira

Term ends 2028
Hawaiʻi County

Board of Regents

Mike Miyahira is the owner of Business Strategies. He provides consulting services to family owned and closely held businesses located across the state. He focuses on succession planning, family business governance issues and strategic planning services, serving clients on all islands.

Prior to 2000, Miyahira spent 24 years with one of Hawaiʻi’s largest commercial banks on the islands of Oʻahu, Maui and Hawaiʻi. The bulk of his banking career was spent as a senior lending officer and manager of several of the bank’s business banking units.

He currently serves as a director of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce, the Island of Hawaiʻi YMCA, and the Japanese Community Association of Hawaiʻi. Miyahira is also a member of the University of Hawaiʻi, Shidler Family Business Center of Hawaiʻi and serves on its Big Island Advisory Board.

Miyahira has also been a trustee and chair of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection of the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court. He is also a past president of the National Client Protection Organization whose membership spans the U.S. and Canada. He has been a presenter at the American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility’s annual Client Protection Forum as well as the National Client Protection Organization’s annual Fall Workshop.

He is a past adjunct professor at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, College of Business and Economics, past president of the Hawaiʻi Island Chamber of Commerce, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement of Hawaiʻi Island, the Big Island Business Council and the Hawaiʻi Island United Way; past treasurer for the United Way Statewide Association of Hawaiʻi, and past vice chair and corporate treasurer for the Island of Hawaiʻi YMCA. He has also served on the State of Hawaiʻi’s Dept. of Public Safety, Hawaiʻi Island Corrections Advisory Council as well as on the Advisory Council for the College of Business and Economics at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

Last modified: May 29, 2024
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