Slate of Officers for 2021 Election

President- Reynold Hioki


Reynold Hioki is the former State Cybersecurity Coordinator (Community Outreach) and a dedicated cybersecurity professional passionate about engaging our professionals, community members and students and promoting cybersecurity. He is actively involved in leading cyber initiatives with our public libraries and community centers while also supporting youth programs like CyberPatriot, CyberCamps, and CyberSuccess! Reynold’s chapter involvement started in 2017 and has actively served as a senior advisor since. Professionally, he has held several State and DOD leadership positions to include State DOD CIO, HING CIO/J6, and HIANG A6. His cybersecurity certifications include (ISC)2 CISSP (active), CompTIA Sec+ (lapsed), and EC-Council CEH (lapsed).

Membership - Renato Gabriel

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Renato Gabriel has over 20 years of experience in Information Security and held various roles in the private sector, DoD, and the military. He's currently working for a DoD contractor at PMRF (Pacific Missile Range Facility) on Kauai where he currently resides.

Secretary - James W. Howell Jr.

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As an executive leader, I am responsible for launching and managing large-scale IT/Cybersecurity programs focusing on process and performance improvement. Currently, I work to protect information and information systems vital to the mission success of over 1,000 users in 5 different countries. My principal contribution is establishing regulatory compliance and IT governance that aligns technology with the organization's mission goals.

As a Subject Matter Expert with 20+ years of IT experience, I witnessed the evolution of technology from Basic DOS to complex Cloud networks. I thrive on the cutting edge of technology, training young cyber warriors, and helping organizations build sound security programs. Managing all aspects of Cybersecurity programs, including infrastructure, security requirements, policies, workforce, and operational readiness, I excel at translating complex projects into actionable milestones.