Randy Kurohara is the Executive Director of Community First. He served for 8 years with Mayor Kenoi in various roles including Director of Department of Research & Development, Deputy Managing Director, and Managing Director. He is also a long time Hawaii Island small business owner that includes Creative Arts Hawaii, Aloha Grown and the Parker Ranch Store. He graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in Marketing. He is member and past President of the Rotary Club of South Hilo: director and past President of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii; board member of the Kona Kohala Chamber of Commerce; board member of the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce; board member of the Hawaii Health System Corporation’s East Hawaii Regional Board, board member of the Salvation Army, Keahole Center for Sustainability, and emeritus board member of the Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island.