Jason T. Okuhama has worked his entire professional career in the banking,
commercial and consumer lending industry spanning the past 39 years. For the past 20
years he has been self-employed and specializes in USDA Rural Development, US
Small Business Administration and USDA Farm Service Agency loan programs. His
primary coverage area is Hawaii however, he has financed projects in American
Samoa, Guam and Saipan. His company is Hawaii Lending Specialists, LLC dba
Commercial and Business Lending.
Jason is also an Executive Vice President with Thomas USAF Group, a company that
was established in 1979 and is one of the largest originators of USDA Business &
Industry, Community Facilities, REAP, SBA 7(a), and SBA 504 government guaranteed
loans in the nation. Our niche is providing access to capital in underserved rural
Jason currently serves on the Board of the Hawaii Community Development Authority,
Kakaako Community Development District and is Board President of the Hawai’i
Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development (HACBED).