Executive Vice President
Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.
Robbie Alm is the Executive Vice President of Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. with the primary responsibility for moving the Company to a clean energy future. He has previously led other positions in Hawaiian Electric in the public affairs area.
Prior to joining Hawaiian Electric in 2001, Robbie was Executive Vice President and Group Manager of the Financial Management Group of First Hawaiian Bank. His primary responsibilities were the Trust & Investments area, the investments area, the investment sales program, and as a Trustee for the Queen Liliuokalani Trust.
Before joining the Bank in 1993, Robbie was Director of State Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs for 6 years under Governor John Waihee and Deputy Director for 2-1/2 years under Governor George Ariyoshi. Prior to joining the State in 1982, he worked on the Staff of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye in Washington D.C.
Robbie is active in community affairs and currently serves as Board Chair for Enterprise Honolulu and for PBS Hawaii. He also serves on the Boards of Bishop Museum, The Friends of Iolani Palace, Helping Hands Hawaii, Hawaii Institute for Public Affairs, and Sutter Health Pacific. He also serves on the Board of Island Insurance Company.
Robbie teaches a graduate course in leadership in the Public Administration Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
He is a graduate of University High School, University of Hawaii (B.A., Political Science), and the University of Iowa School of Law (J.D.).
Robbie and his wife Cindy (an attorney and mediator) have two daughters, Kristin and Rachel.