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    “We work toward excellence every day, with every client. The goal is to manage the process at the highest level so clients can focus their attention on what they do best.”
    ~ Mike Munekiyo, Munekiyo Hiraga President
  • The Team

    Karlynn K. Fukuda, Executive Vice President

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    A graduate of Baldwin High School, Karlynn attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where she received both a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. She went on to earn her Masters degree in Communications from Washington State University.

    In 2003, Karlynn joined the company as a Planner. Previously, she served as the Public Information Officer for the County of Maui under Mayor Apana and also worked in the public relations department at Kapalua Resort. She has experience in preparation and processing of Hawai‘i environmental review and National Environmental Policy Act documents, land use entitlement changes, Special Management Area permits, affordable housing approvals as well as other County of Maui and State of Hawaii regulatory approvals. Additionally, she has assisted a variety of clients with community outreach and governmental relations efforts ranging from facilitation of meetings to preparation of newsletters and brochures as well as monitoring of legislation.

    Her community involvements include the Pu’u Kukui Elementary School PTSA Board Secretary, Kahului Giants Baseball Team Mom, and community service projects with the Wailuku Hongwanji Mission.

    Something you didn’t know:
    Karlynn grew up learning to cook and bake with her grandma and mom. She enjoys watching the Food Network, collects cookbooks and aspires to one day be able to roll the perfect sushi like her grandma and bake from scratch pies like her mom.

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