Wesley Fong, JD

Mr. Fong is an attorney. He was Staff Counsel for Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company specializing in commercial litigation. He now teaches law at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, School of Travel Industry Management. He is a former Supervising Deputy Attorney General for the State of Hawai‘i and a former supervising Deputy Corporation Counsel for the City and County of Honolulu.
 
He graduated from the University of Illinois School of Law and the University of Hawai‘i. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate School, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and U.S. Army War College.

 

A Vietnam veteran, he retired as a Colonel in the United States Army. His last duty assignments were the Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Army Japan, Commander of the 1985 Reserve Training Unit and Deputy Commander, Pacific Army Liaison Command. Among his awards, he received the Legion of Merit, two Bronze Stars, two Meritorious Service Medals, the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with bronze star awarded by the Vietnamese government and Combat Medic Badge.
 
He is past President of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce and the Palolo Chinese Home and former Chair of the Hawaii Arthritis Foundation and the Maryknoll School Advisory Board. He also served as President of the Reserve Officers Association, Hawaii Department, Hawaii Chinese Civic Association, and the West Honolulu Rotary Club. He was Vice-Chair of the Hawaii/Pacific Export Council, U.S. Department of Commerce.
 
He is currently the Vice Chair of Neighborhood Board #14 and the President of the Mun Lun Language School. He is also a Director of Catholic Charities Hawaii and See Doo Society.

 

He is a recipient of the Distinguished University of Hawai‘i Alumni Award, the National Jefferson Award for Public Service and the Organization of Chinese Americans Community Service Award.

Contact Information:

Wesley Fong, JD
Lecturer
School of Travel Industry Management
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
2560 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone:  (808) 956-8946
Fax:  (808) 956-5378
Email: fong@hawaii.edu