Vice Chair
Bank of Hawaii - Vice President and Relationship Manager

Darren Ota is Vice President and Relationship Manager in the Private Banking Group of Bank of Hawaii. Darren joined the bank in 2007 and served as a manager in the Business Banking Division and as a commercial banking officer. His knowledge and experience in commercial banking provides a unique perspective that allows him to assist his clients with a holistic approach in achieving both personal and business needs. 

Prior to joining the bank, Darren had 13 years of experience working for a consumer finance company in Honolulu. Darren is a graduate of Konawaena High School on the Big Island and received his bachelor’s in finance from Santa Clara University. 

Darren is also active in the not-for-profit community and also serves as a board member for Special Education Center of Hawaii, Hawaii Council on Economic Education, the Kahala Business Association and is an active member of the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce.