Kevin Imanaka has joined the senior management team of the Honolulu Museum of Art (often referred to as HoMA) as its chief communications officer. He will lead the museum’s communications, marketing and branding initiatives.
Imanaka previously held senior communications positions at Kamehameha Schools, Hawaiian Airlines, Kaiser Permanente Hawaiʻi and the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce.
“Kevin is a seasoned communications professional with deep roots in Hawai‘i and considerable experience in the local marketplace,” stated trustee and interim director Mark Burak in a HoMA news release. “We are excited to have him join our senior management team. Kevin brings a wealth of experience to this leadership position at the Museum.” Burak continued: “Kevin will play a key role in ensuring that all of our processes that connect with our many audiences are efficient, effective and state of the art.”
Imanaka said he was “honored to join and serve HoMA at this pivotal juncture in the Museum’s history.”
“Like so many of us who grew up in the islands, HoMA has a special place in my heart and its potential to influence how we view the world through creativity, imagination and inspiration is both transformative and limitless.” (by Kacie Yamamoto)