Movers & Makers

Bobbie Favela

Aqua-Aston Hospitality, a leading hospitality management business headquartered in Honolulu since 1948, has announced the appointment of Bobbie Favela to the role of Vice President of Condominium Administration. Favela takes the reigns as longtime associate Ruth Okada retires.

Charles Schuster

G70 welcomes Charles Schuster as senior project engineer. In his new position, Schuster will oversee and lead civil engineering projects from ideation through completion. Working with G70 civil designers to prepare and analyze construction plans, specifications, and technical reports to…

Rayshi Hong

Rayshi Hong joins the G70 team as a civil engineer and will be responsible for the preparation of preliminary and final design drawings, construction specifications, cost estimates, and engineering reports. Prior to joining the G70 team, Hong launched and designed…

Troy Young

Troy Young joins Cades Schutte LLP as an Associate in the Litigation Department. He earned his BBA in Applied Information Management Systems at Loyola Marymount University and J.D. from the University of Hawai‘i, William S. Richardson School of Law.

Dane Sjoblom, AICP

Dane has managed land use, facility, environmental & award-winning hazard mitigation planning projects and has spent the past decade successfully managing a multi-million dollar project across the U.S. Territories to improve the physical condition of public schools.

Molly A. Olds

Molly A. Olds joins Cades Schutte LLP as an Associate in the Litigation Department. Molly earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and her B.A., summa…

Michael L. Hoke

Cades Schutte is proud to welcome Michael L. Hoke as a new Associate in the Litigation Department. Mike obtained his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Hawai‘i, William S. Richardson School of Law and his B.S. from Weber…

Brian Weinstein

Brian Weinstein has joined Stantec as senior principal and leader of the firm’s defense ports and maritime practice. Weinstein will work from Stantec’s Honolulu office, overseeing major Federal and Commercial programs and projects across the Asia Pacific region and North…

Rob James, AICP

Rob has helped expand HHF’s federal client base and is widely regarded as a waterfront specialist for his understanding of infrastructure and facilities requirements at U.S. Navy and Marine Corps installations across the Indo-Pacific Region and Continental United States.

Daniel C. Vermillion

Cades Schutte announces new partner Daniel C. Vermillion effective January 1, 2021. With expertise in complex tax planning techniques, Dan leverages strategies that efficiently shift wealth between generations while minimizing tax burdens for individuals and businesses.

Mauna Kea Trask

Cades Schutte is proud to announce our new partner Mauna Kea Trask, based in the firm’s Līhuʻe office, effective January 1, 2021. Mauna Kea practices in the areas of Environmental Law and Litigation, Land Use, Zoning, and Entitlements.

Lisa K. Swartzfager

Cades Schutte is proud to announce our new partner Lisa K. Swartzfager effective January 1, 2021. Lisa has extensive experience in complex civil litigation matters at the trial and appellate level.

Michi Momose

Cades Schutte announces new partner, Michi Momose, effective January 1, 2021. Michi’s practice broadly encompasses commercial, business, and real estate litigation, and includes the representation of financial institutions and schools in a wide variety of matters.

Trisha H.S.T. Akagi

Cades Schutte is proud to announce our new partner Trisha H.S.T. Akagi effective January 1, 2021. Trisha is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and her practice includes bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, commercial and real estate litigation, and water…

Lindsay N. McAneeley

Lindsay N. McAneeley joins Cades Schutte’s Litigation Department and Environmental Law Practice Group. Lindsay’s focus includes environmental laws and proceedings, complex commercial and real property litigation, employment related claims, and intellectual property matters.

Jessica Pennington

Jessica Pennington joins the G70 team as an interior designer. In her new role, Pennington will be responsible for managing project documents, coordinating space plans and concept designs, and FF&E procurement for clients.

Jennifer Sheets

G70 welcomes Jennifer Sheets as one of their newest interior designers. In this position, Sheets will focus on construction documentation, space planning, product specification, and renderings of interior spaces.

Hikaru Utsugi

Central Pacific Bank has appointed Hikaru Utsugi to Senior Vice President, International Banking Manager. In his new position, Utsugi will be responsible for directing and overseeing International Banking Operations, and strategic planning.

Joji Seta

Central Pacific Bank has appointed Joji Seta to Senior Vice President and International Banking Advisor. In his new position, Seta will continue to establish key relationships with Japan and work to create business opportunities for Hawaii.

Ryan Amemiya, NMLS #646590

Amemiya serves customers with the goal of helping them realize their dream of home ownership. He joined ASB in early 2015, and most recently served as a Commercial Banking Officer. He has 12 years of banking experience.

Royce Fukuroku, NMLS #1228776

Fukuroku serves clients on the island of Maui and is passionate about helping customers achieve their homeownership goals. He is a board member of the Maui Family YMCA and volunteers with the Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation.

Mark Matsumara, CFP

Matsumara brings 20 years of experience in investment management and financial planning to American Savings Investment Services. A Certified Financial Planner (CFP), he holds Series 7, 66, 24 and 51 securities registrations; and licenses for life and health insurance.

Dylan Fong

G70 welcomes Dylan Fong as civil designer. In his new position, Fong will assist project managers with the preparation of drawings and reports, construction documentation, material reviews, and project coordination with sub-consultants.

Yvette Barradas

Yvette has more than 30 years of claims experience in the property & casualty insurance industry. Prior to joining First Insurance, she worked at Amtrust North America in California for seven years, most recently as vice president of claims for…