The PSH Benefits Team

Independence, Expertise, Experience and Resources… Combined to meet the unique needs of your organization.
Business and community involvements keep us tied closely to the community and clients we serve.
 

  • Governor's Blue Ribbon Panel on Health

  • Past Chairmanship, Health Issues Committee

  • Hawaii Association of Health Underwriters

  • National Association of Health Underwriters

  • Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association

  • YMCA Metropolitan Branch

  • CrimeStoppers of Honolulu

Arnold S. Hirotsu, CLU, CFP, ChFC
PRESIDENT

  • Chartered Life Underwriter

  • Certified Financial Planner

  • Chartered Financial Consultant

  • Certified Long Term Care Specialist

  • Insurance Professional since 1976

  • Business Administration, University of Hawaii

  • Health Care Reform Task Force, Chamber of Commerce

  • Past Chairman of the Board, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Executive Compensation

  • Estate Planning

  • Senior Market Development

  • Employee Benefit Plans

  • Brokerage Negotiation

Gary C. Yanagihara, CLU, CASL, LTCP, REBC
EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT

PRINCIPAL PARTNER / TREASURER

  • Chartered Life Underwriter

  • Chartered Advisor for Senior Living

  • Long Term Care Professional

  • Registered Employee Benefits Consultant

  • Insurance Professional since 1976

  • Founder and First State President, National Association of Health Underwriters - Hawaii Chapter

  • Life Member - Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society

  • Board Member and Past President of CrimeStoppers of Honolulu

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Voluntary Employee Programs

  • Retirement Plan Design

  • Seminar Design and Facilitator

  • Senior Market Development

  • New Market Development

  • Executive Carve-Out Plans

Kevin K. Kishimori, CLU, ChFC, CASL, RHU, LTCP
PARTNER / EMPLOYER BENEFIT SPECIALIST

  • Chartered Life Underwriter

  • Chartered Financial Consultant

  • Chartered Advisor for Senior Living

  • Registered Health Underwriter

  • Long Term Care Professional

  • Insurance Professional since 1991

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • Past President of the Hawaii Chapter Society of Financial Services Professionals

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Group Medical Plans
  • Life & Disability Programs
  • Group & Individual Long Term Care Insurance Plans
  • Voluntary Employee Benefit Programs

Richard Fonseca Jr.
VOLUNTARY BENEFITS DIRECTOR

  • Former Regional and District Manager for Aflac since 1993

  • Insurance Industry since 1979

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Voluntary Employee Benefit Plans, Manager
  • New Market Voluntary Plan Development
  • Section 125 Plans

Catherine M. Akau
EMPLOYER SERVICES CONSULTANT SINCE 2013

  • Health Insurance Industry with Kaiser Permanente
    – 10 years

  • Business to Business Sales and Account Management – 20 years

  • Business – Kapiolani Community College 

  • Associated Builders and Contractors Association Hawaii Chapter – Past Board of Director 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Employee Benefit Plans 
  • Group Medical Plans
  • Life and Disability Programs
  • Voluntary Employee Benefit Programs
  • Section 125 Plans 

Sherri Lynn Ablao, REBC
EMPLOYER SERVICES CONSULTANT

  • Health Insurance Industry with Hawaii Dental Service since 1997

  • Registered Employee Benefits Consultant

  • Hawaii Restaurant Association

  • Associate of Arts - Medical Office Administration

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Voluntary Employee Benefit Programs
  • Section 125 Plans
  • Individual Life and Health Plans

Kari M. Kiyota, REBC
EMPLOYER SERVICES CONSULTANT

  • Registered Employee Benefits Consultant

  • Insurance Industry since 2013

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Hawaii at Manoa 
    - Economics 
    - Psychology 
    Ethnic Studies

  • Membership Development Committee Chair, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce

  • Executive Vice President, Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Voluntary Employee Benefit Programs
  • Self Insured Drug Plans
  • Section 125 Plans
  • Individual Life and Disability Plans

Employee Benefits

Pet Insurance

Make your employees a part of our team and offer them supplementary voluntary Employee Benefit options.

Because pets are family too. Unexpected accidents and illnesses can wreak havoc on your family budget. 

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