Chairman Emeritus - Pacific Basin Economic Council
Chairman and CEO - Hawaii National Bank
Warren K. K. Luke is Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of the Hawaii National Bank and its holding company, Hawaii National Bancshares.
Mr. Luke is a member of the Board of Governors of the Pacific Forum CSIS (the Asia Pacific arm of the Center for Strategic and International Studies of Washington, D.C.) serves as a Trustee for the Foundation for the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, chairs the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council, and is a member of the Hawaii Business Roundtable. He is Chairman of the Sun Yat-Sen Hawaii Foundation and is a former Officerand Trustee of The Appraisal Foundation, an organization authorized by the U.S. Congress as the source of appraisal standards and appraisal qualifications.
Previously, Mr. Luke served as a Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco for nine years where he also served as Chairman of its Audit Committee. As a member of the National Board of Governors of the United Way of America, Mr. Luke chaired the Finance Committee and served as its Treasurer. In addition, Mr. Luke served as a member of the National Board of Governors of the American Red Cross and was Vice-Chairman of its Council of Former Governors. Mr. Luke is a former Treasurer and Director of the American Bankers Association and former President of the Western Independent Bankers Association. He is past-President of the Hawaii Bankers Association and is an Emeritus Director of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii.
In addition to his work in the financial community, Mr. Luke is also active in various aspects of real estate. He is a Director of the Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii, a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, and a former Director of Hawaii Community Reinvestment Corporation, a non-profit consortium focused on increasing the supply of affordable housing to low and moderate income households in Hawaii. Mr. Luke is a member of Lambda Alpha International, an honorary land economics society.
Mr. Luke is a member of the Board of Trustees of Punahou School, a Trustee Emeritus of Babson College, and a member of the Asia Pacific Advisory Board of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business, as well as Chairman of the Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC).
Mr. Luke is a graduate of Babson College, Massachusetts and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business.