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1982 ~ present

Nashimoto & Associates, Masako "Nashi" Nashimoto Luttrell, founded the high profile Hawaii-based Japanese/English advertising, marketing and public relations firm specializing in luxury retail, financial institutions, visitor attractions, food & beverage, and publishing for multinational clients. Nashi is also an award winning watercolor artist.

1979 ~ 1982

Nashimoto-Udui Associates Guam, U.S. Territory, President & Owner
Founded multinational marketing firm whose major accounts included: Duty Free Shoppers, Government of the Republic of Palau, Micronesia Industrial Corporation (world’s largest manufacturer and exporter of coconut oil).

1969 ~ 1979

J. Walter Thompson Tokyo, Japan, Public Relations Director of one of the largest U.S. based advertising agencies in the East. Founded the first public relations department for J. Walter Thompson in Japan. Major accounts included: British Columbia 2x4 Construction System, Ford Motor Company, Johnny Walker, Kellogg, Kodak, Kraft Foods, Lego Toys, Rolex & Pan American World Airways.

1964 ~ 1969

International Public Relations Co. (IPR) Tokyo, Japan, Senior Account Executive
One of the oldest and largest public relations firms in Japan. Supervisory duties included overseeing branch offices in Australia and Bangkok. Major accounts included: Palace Hotel, KLM Airlines, Quantas Airways, Australian Cheese & Wine Board, Australian Trade Commission, Nissan Motors, Toyo Rayon, & Japan Tobacco Corporation.
Waseda University ~ Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. One of the two top private universities in Tokyo, Japan.

Business Memberships

  • Actively involved in The Japan Hawaii Travel Association (JHTA) as Member
  • Retail Merchants of Hawaii (RMH) as Executive Tourism Committee Member & Board Member
  • Nippon Club (Consisting of leading Japanese business executives) Member
  • Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (HVCB) Member
  • Hawaii Chinese Tourism Association (HCTA) Member
  • Waikiki Improvement Association (WIA) Member


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Nashimoto & Associates
1833 Kalakaua Ave. Suite 201 / Honolulu, HI 96815 / USA
 1.808.955.9361  1.808.955.9742