Paul Saito

Paul Saito

Board of Directors Chair

Paul M. Saito is a partner with Hawaii law firm Cades Schutte, LLP. Paul received his Bachelors of Business Administration degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.

Paul’s legal practice focuses on employment and labor and he has been recognized as one of Hawaii’s “Best Lawyers”. He is actively involved in counseling and educating business owners and managers on employment law issues through his practice and with the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, the Society for Human Resource Management certification programs, and the University of Hawaii’s Outreach College.

Paul served as the Chair of the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Section, as a member of the board of directors for Society for Human Resources Management, Hawaii Chapter and chaired its Government and Legislative Affairs Committee. He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Government Affairs Committee for the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as Chairman of the Human Resources Committee for the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, as a member of the Chamber’s Government Affairs Council, and has represented employers on the State’s Criminal History Record Checks Working Group. In addition to his service with Catholic Charities Hawaii, he has served on the boards of Palama Settlement, Hawaii Employers Council, and the McKinley High School Foundation. He also volunteers his time with several community-based organizations including Aloha Council Boy Scouts, and is a Past-President of the Rotary Club of Honolulu.