Board of Directors

The reputation and efficiency of Hawaii Jewelers Association wouldn't be possible without the guidance of our directors. Considered veterans in the jewelry trade, they possess unparalleled knowledge and effective insight on how to make it in this industry.

Once entry-level sales personnel, our directors have experienced doing the grunt work in the jewelry trade. Working their way to the top gave them significant grasp on how to achieve success in this industry. If you decide to seek our assistance, rest assured that our organization are led by accomplished jewelers who are dedicated to provide top-quality service.

Hawaii Jewelers Association 2019 Board of Directors

To prosper in this industry, one has to establish a network of trustworthy individuals to remain in the loop about new developments. At HJA, we have directors who are proficient in specific departments. By pooling our resources, the organization is able to provide detailed, accurate information to retailers and consumers.

DOUG KREUL
President


Windward Jewelers
600 Kailua Road
Kailua, HI 96734
Phone: (808) 261-6661
Member since 2015
  • Membership/Member Benefits
SHARON GILBERT
Vice-President


Lehua Jewelers
65-1158 Manolaloa Highway
Kamuela, HI 96745
Phone: (808) 885-6448
Member since 2003
  • Educational Committee
  • Educational Seminar
MOSHE HAKEMOLO (GG)
Secretary

Hawaii Estate & Jewelry Buyers/Diamond Guy Hawaii
Century Square Building
1188 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 729-6000
Member since 2015
  • Charity and Community Outreach
ANDREW TAYLOR
Treasurer


Elemetal Direct USA
94-1388 Moaniani Street, Suite #314
Waipahu, HI 96797
Phone: (808) 671-4466
Fax: (808) 671-4461
Member since 2009
  • Media Release/Social Media
MARK CARSON

Mark Carson /Individual Design
1301 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: (808) 284-7745
Member since 2013

  • Website/Newsletter
MIHYE CORTESE

Antiques & Treasures
1030 Queens Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
Member since 2012
  • Annual Banquet Committee
DALE G. CRIPPS (GG)

Hawaiian Isles Jewelry & Collectibles
315 Uluniu Street, Suite# 102A
Kailua, HI 96734
Phone: (808) 263-1952
Member since 1985
  • Complaints/Consumer Affairs
JOSHUA EDELSTEIN
Edelstein Metalsmiths, Owner
Phone: (808) 265-3525
Member since 2014

  • Media Release/Social Media
KAREN LEE (AGS)

Ben Bridge Jewelers, Manager
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd. #2212-B
Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: (808) 955-0177
Member since 2016
  • Educational Seminars
CAROL MOORE

Estate Liquidators Hawaii
1126 12th Avenue, Suite #105
Honolulu, HI 96816
Phone: (808) 258-5431
Member since 2016
  • Charity and Community Outreach
MARCO SALEM
Solitaire Bridal & Estate Jewellers,
Owner
1750 Kalakaua Avenue #105, Honolulu, HI 96826
Phone: (808) 955-3333
Member since 2019
  • Annual Banquet Committee
THOMAS WHEELER (GG, CGA)

Opal Fields
Restaurant Row
500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite#5-I
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 949-3982
Cell: (808) 389-5656
Fax: (808)944-9626
Member since 1991
  • Complaints/Consumer Affairs Committee
  • Annual Design Contest Committee
JD WRISTON (GG)
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Maui Divers, Technical Director
Phone: (808) 946-7979
Member since 2016
  • Membership/Member Benefits
SOPHIA MAKAIMOKU-YOUNG,
Executive Director


Email: sophia@hawaiijewelersassociation.com
Since 2014
Nana Uehara Garcia,
Executive Director

Email: nana@hawaiijewelersassociation.com
Since 2019