magaoayMember of the following committees:

(none listed)

Date/Place of Birth

  • 08/13/53
  • Waialua, Oahu
  • Mill 9; Niho St. (Sugar Plantation housing)


  • Waialua Elementary School (now Haleiwa Elementary School)
  • Waialua High and Intermediate School, graduated June 1971
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, graduated May 1976 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering


  • Spouse Felimar C. Visaya from Eleele, Kauai
  • Children Chanel and Michael

Career Experience

  • Senior Project Engineer, A-1 A-lectrician, Inc., 1997 to present
  • Project Manager/Estimator, American Electric Co. (AMELCO), 1994 to 1996
  • Director of Engineering and Sales, American Technologies, Inc., 1989 to 1994
  • Manager/Chief Engineer of Facilities and Building Services, Queen's Medical Center, 1986 to 1989
  • Chief Electrical Engineer - Estimator/Project Manager, George S. Okano Electrical Contracting Corporation, 1976 to 1986

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Active member of the following associations:
  • IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  • HSHE (Hawaii Society of Hospital Engineers - formerly President 1989)
  • Engineering Alumni Association of the University of Hawaii - formerly Treasurer 1992, Secretary 1993, Vice President 1994, President 1995, and presently on the Board of Directors
  • Active in the following community activities:
  • Member of the Mililani Lions Club, since 1989. Held the following positions: President in 1995, 1st Vice Preseident in 1994, 2nd Vice President in 1993, 3rd Vice President in 1992
  • Chairperson of the St. Michael's School Board in Waialua, 1995 to 1998.
  • Member of the Pastoral Council for the St. Michael's Church, 1995 to 1998.
  • Corporate Board Member for Catholic Charities, 1998 to 2003.
  • Elected Member of the C&C of Honolulu Neighborhood Board #27, 1998 to 2000 (two terms).
  • Chairman of the C&C Honolulu Neighborhood Board #27, 1999 to 2000.
  • President and Board of Directors of Aloha Ke Akua High School, 1996 to present.

Member of the Democratic party

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