Kristin Alm Kamakahi
Treasurer and Board Member
Kristin Alm Kamakahi is a Board Member of the Nisei Veterans Legacy. She was inspired to learn more and give back to this organization because of her grandfather, Buzzy Tadao Okazaki, who was a Staff Sergeant in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion, Headquarters Company. He was originally from Maui and served in Italy.
She is the Director of Staffing and Operations at Remedy Intelligent Staffing, in Honolulu, Hawaii, where she has worked for over ten years. Her current responsibilities include managing the staffing team, providing customer service directly to various local clients, overseeing payroll and benefits processing, and supporting overall operations.
Kristin enjoys giving back to the community. Kristin is currently serving on the board of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’i. She is also a past president of the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce and continues to serve on its board. She has served in various leadership roles for the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, including as General Co-Chair. She is also a member of the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce and serves on several committees.
Sbe has also enjoyed participating in various programs including the U.S.-Japan Council’s Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) as part of the 2020 Class, the inaugural cohort of the Patsy T. Mink Leadership Alliance (YWCA Oahu), and the first cohort of the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce’s Hawaii-Hiroshima Emerging Young Leaders Program.
Kristin was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She has both a B.S. in Travel Industry Management and a Master in Human Resources Management degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In her free time, Kristin enjoys dancing hula, trying new restaurants and spending time with friends and family.