Movers & Makers

Jarrett Walters

As COO, Jarrett was responsible for all operational oversight, strategic planning, performance and quality standards, leadership development and profit and loss management. Under his leadership HBM added property restoration services, specialized pandemic cleanup services and safety audits of job sites.…

Gary Gordon

Swinerton is pleased to announce the promotion of Gary Gordon to Field Operations Manager. Gary has been with Swinerton since 2020. As Field Operations Manager, he oversees all Hawaii project jobsites for Swinerton and is responsible for the day-to-day construction…

John Hagihara

Over the past decade at HHF, John has demonstrated exceptional leadership and versatile management skill, leading planning projects ranging from environmental studies, to land use entitlements and facilities planning. In recent years he has built an award-winning portfolio of multimodal…

Gail Renard

With 33 years of professional experience at HHF, Gail is a master environmental and land use planner and project manager. She is adept at guiding complex and high visibility projects through both Federal and State environmental processes, advancing projects that…

Robyn Sweesy

Robyn is a key member of HHF’s leadership team with over 30 years of both planning and landscape architecture experience. She has seamlessly integrated her expertise in a diverse portfolio of projects, including the award-winning Hilo Bayfront Trails Master Plan…

Ben Steele

Swinerton is pleased to announce the promotion of Ben Steele to Operations Manager. Ben has been with Swinerton since 2013 in a variety of roles ranging from Assistant Project Manager, Project Manager, and Project Executive for the Self-Perform group.  Ben’s…

Gene Yong, AICP

Over Gene’s 34-year planning career, he has built and maintained a wide network of relationships with industry colleagues, institutional clients, and the local planning community in Hawai‘i. In the past four years at HHF, Gene’s ability to quickly assess and…

Matt Hom

In his seven years at HHF, Matt has contributed significantly to the success of planning work across the spectrum of HHF’s diverse portfolio. Matt has been an important contributor to projects such as the high profile Kawainui-Hāmākua Marsh Complex EIS…

Oliver Gaskell, AICP

In just three years, Oliver has become a vital member of HHF’s staff, playing key roles on Territory-wide facility master plans for American Samoa and Guam, Complete Streets projects on O‘ahu and Maui, and large-scale EIS assignments throughout the State.…

Cindy Gamiao

As HR and Office Manager with 23 years of service at HHF, Cindy provides immeasurable support to firm leadership and staff. From managing the complexities of HR to coordinating travel logistics for large teams to remote locations, and facilitating the…

Diane Yamamoto

With 35 years of graphic design experience, Diane’s skillful design and management of quality are evident in HHF’s high caliber project collateral pieces, report and presentation graphics, maps, marketing materials, and more.

Claudia Crist

Kalaukia Enterprises LLC was founded by Claudia Crist RN, MHA, FACHE with the goal of elevating people and organizations to realize their full potential. Based in Hawai’i, we specialize in leadership development for all industries. We also provide business performance…

Evan Harlow

Taking an innovative approach to the real estate business on Maui, Evan Harlow built his business from the ground up using his writing and digital marketing experience. He produces extremely detailed articles and uses original photography to help educate his…

Mark Tagawa

Returning to Hawaiʻi after practicing in Southern California for over two decades, Mark Tagawa, AIA, LEED AP, joins G70 as Principal. Tagawa has practiced for over two decades in Southern California leading the design of healthcare, education, workplace and residential…

Malcolm Leong

Malcolm Leong has been named UHA vice president of client services and sales. A redefined organizational focus on customer experience resulted in a realignment of responsibilities within UHA’s leadership team and expansion of Mr. Leong’s areas of oversight given the…

Brandon Hinaga

As UHA Health Insurance marketing & communications manager, Brandon Hinaga develops and executes advertising and public relations’ campaigns, manages the UHA brand and oversees internal and external communications, as well as overall customer experiences.   Most recently, Mr. Hinaga served as UHA…

Michael Terry

As UHA Health Insurance director of operations, Michael Terry oversees the processing of claims and the administration of contracted services. In this position, he serves as UHA’s chief negotiator for all contracts, including those with healthcare vendors. He also chairs the…

Del Mochizuki

UHA Health Insurance has elevated Del Mochizuki to vice president of finance and human resources.   In this position, Ms. Mochizuki provides strategic direction for all UHA financial and HR operations and activities as part of the executive leadership team.…

Jade Lun

Jade is an advertising creative director and founder of Jade Agency Hawaii. On her free time, Jade enjoys giving back to the community and volunteering. She is on the Make A Wish Hawaii Young leaders board, is a Make A…

Ed Nishioka

The Boy Scouts of America, Aloha Council has hired Ed Nishioka as its new Director of Development to lead the strategy and management of fundraising, business development, events, and marketing for the premier youth leadership organization in Hawaiʻi and the…

Derek Wong

Derek Wong is the Interim Chief Executive Officer of University Health Partners of Hawaii (UHP), the faculty practice of the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).    Before being named CEO in December of 2021, Derek…

Elyse Takashige, AIA, LEED AP

Elyse Takashige, AIA, LEED AP has been promoted to Associate. Bringing nearly a decade of experience in architectural design and project management, her notable projects including Waipahu High School, Aiea High School, Wai’anae Searider Productions, Kanoelani Elementary School, and Embassy…

Liana Takamine, D.Arch, AIA

Liana Takamine, D.Arch, AIA, has been promoted to Associate. With over 10 years of experience in architectural design, Takamine brings her expertise in adaptive reuse renovation and new construction for resort, hospitality, retail, mixed-use office space, and residential projects. A…

Scott Schwarzwalder, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Scott Schwarzwalder, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has been promoted to Associate. Joining G70 in 2020, Schwarzwalder garners over 10 years of experience in project management and design, including hospitality, commercial, and residential projects. Working on various projects within the State…