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Regent

Coralie Chun Matayoshi

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Coralie Chun Matayoshi

Coralie Chun Matayoshi has served as CEO of the American Red Cross, Hawai‘i State Chapter since 2003. In 2013, her role expanded to include regional oversight of humanitarian service delivery in Guam and Saipan. She previously served as executive director of the Hawai‘i State Bar Association and executive director of the Hawai‘i Institute for Continuing Legal Education, housed at UH’s William S. Richardson School of Law.

A former trial attorney for the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division and special assistant U.S. attorney in Washington, D.C., Matayoshi was also an attorney with Honolulu firm Chun Kerr & Dodd and chief policy analyst for the Hawai‘i State Senate Committee on Business Development and Pacific Relations.

She has served on the Neighborhood Justice Center board, KHON-TV 2 Action Line Advisory Board, Hawai‘i Bar Journal Editorial Board, AUW Campaign and Nominating Committees, Diamond Head Theatre Advisory Board and Hastings Law School Alumni Association Board of Governors.

She was named a 2010 Pacific Business News Businesswoman of the Year (nonprofit); has received awards from the U.S. Department of Justice, Hawai‘i State Bar Association and Hawai‘i Visitors Bureau; and represented Hawai‘i as the 1976 Narcissus Queen.

Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Matayoshi graduated from Punahou School and attended the University of Hawai‘i for two and a half years before graduating magna cum laude with a political science degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and completing her juris doctor from the University of California, Hastings College.

She and her husband Ron have three grown children, Scot, Kelly and Alana.

Select a regent to learn more about that individual. Regents serve through June 30 of the indicated year.

Randolph Moore, headshot
Randolph G. Moore
Chair
At-Large Seat
Term ends 2018
Jan Sullivan, headshot
Jan Naoe Sullivan
Vice Chair
Honolulu County
Term ends 2016
Eugene Bal III
Eugene Bal III
Vice Chair
Maui County
Term ends 2018
Chuck Gee, headshot
Chuck Y. Gee
Honolulu County
Term ends 2015
Coralie Chun Matayoshi, headshot
Coralie Chun Matayoshi
Honolulu County
Term ends 2016
Barry Mizuno, headshot
Barry T. Mizuno
Hawai‘i County
Term ends 2018
Benjamin Kudo
Benjamin Asa Kudo
At-Large Seat
Term ends 2017
Jeffrey Portnoy, headshot
Jeffrey Portnoy
Honolulu County
Term ends 2019
Lee Putnam, headshot
Lee Putnam
Honolulu County
Term ends 2019
Stanford Yuen, headshot
Stanford Yuen
Honolulu County
Term ends 2019
Michelle Tagorda, headshot
Michelle Tagorda
Student regent
Term ends 2016
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Helen Nielsen
Interim
Maui County
Term ends 2015
Peter Hoffmann, headshot
Peter Hoffmann
Interim
Hawai‘i County
Term ends 2016
Dileep Bal, headshot
Dileep G. Bal
Interim
Kaua‘i County
Term ends 2017
Simeon Acoba, headshot
Simeon Acoba
Interim
Honolulu County
Term ends 2017