Hawaiian Airlines Appoints VP – Controller

August 17, 2015, 3:20 PM HST
* Updated August 17, 3:21 PM
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Hawaiian Airlines has announced the appointment of Sayle Hirashima as vice president – controller.

Hirashima will be responsible for Hawaiian Airlines’ accounting functions and financial records, in addition to policy review and development, oversight on technology system management, and the timeliness and accuracy of internal and external reporting, including audits, tax and liabilities, and filings.

“Sayle’s established record managing accounting and finances in high-level organizations and environments will undoubtedly make him a skillful steward of our financials activities,” said Shannon Okinaka, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Hawaiian Airlines.

Before climbing aboard Hawaiian Airlines, Hirashima served as chief financial officer and vice president at Koko’oha Investments Inc./MidPac Petroleum, LLC, where he directed all accounting, financial, and administrative matters.

Hirashima has a bachelor’s degree in business administration in accounting and finance from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

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