POSTED: 6:48 p.m. HST, Oct 29, 2010
Howard H. Karr has been re-elected to serve a one-year term as chairman of the University of Hawaii Board of Regents.
The University of Hawaii system also announced yesterday that Dennis I. Hirota has been re-elected to serve as vice chairman of the 15-member board.
Karr and Hirota joined the board in 2008.
Karr is a retired First Hawaiian Bank executive. Born in Honolulu, he graduated from Roosevelt High School and earned a bachelor of business administration from the University of Hawaii with a major in accounting.
Hirota is president of the civil engineering and surveying consulting company Sam Hirota Inc. The Punahou School graduate holds a doctorate in civil and sanitary engineering from the University of Michigan.