Family Business Center of Hawaii

Equipping, educating and celebrating families in business

Shidler College of Business

FBC Event

Maui Meeting

“Y. Hata’s transition from the 2nd to 3rd generation.” 

Speaker: Russell Hata, chairman of the board, president and CEO, Y. Hata and Co., Limited

Russell Hata will share the story of his family business. Y. Hata is a family-owned firm that was founded in 1903. It is Hawaii’s oldest food distribution firm and a third generation family business. Russell spoke to the Family Business Center of Hawaii eight years ago and will share an update on the business’ succession plan.