Ron Mizutani is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hawaii Foodbank. He joined the nonprofit organization in April 2018 after a 33-year career at KHON2.
The 1983 Kamehameha Schools graduate worked at Honolulu Star-Bulletin as a sports clerk and contributing writer while studying journalism at University of Hawaii at Manoa (1987 graduate) and joined KHON2 in 1985. Ron started as a sports producer and worked his way up to Sports Director before transitioning into news as a reporter and anchor.
Ron also spent some time at Hawaiian Telcom in 2007 where he served as the company’s Vice President of Corporate Communications. He also served as Senior Vice President at Communications Pacific in 2012.
Ron has three children, Dane who is a sports reporter in Minnesota where he covers the Vikings, Haven who is horse trainer and Tai-John who attends Central Washington University and is a receiver on the football team. Ron is also a grandfather to 2-year-old Rylee.
Ron and his wife Paige love to hike and travel – and he lives for date night every Friday!