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Dawn Harflinger


Dawn serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer of the 111-year-old Trust.

She joined LT in 2005 and rose swiftly through the ranks; she has been an officer since 2015, serving initially as chief investment officer and in 2017 as chief financial officer.  Dawn brings a strong background in social service programs, investment, administration and finance. 

Dawn grew up on the sandy beaches of Oʻahu’s beautiful Waiʻanae Coast.  She received her undergraduate education in business and literature, and later earned her CFA designation. Dawn’s past and current affiliations include: CFA Society Hawaii (president); Waikiki Improvement Association (director); and the Urban Land Institute (current member and former young leader executive).