The Hawaii Tourism Authority’s board has appointed Rick
Fried Jr. as its new chairman. He succeeds Aaron Sala.
Nakamura and Lorrie Stone will continue as co-vice chairs.
Fried is a
personal-injury lawyer and a founding member of the law firm Cronin, Fried,
Sekiya, Kekina & Fairbanks.
He is the past president of
the Hawaii Association for Justice and has served with the Honolulu Symphony,
Hawaii Theatre, Shriners Hospitals for Children and the American Civil