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  • The Team

    At the core of our firm are talented, energetic people who have significant experience with governmental agencies at all levels and an excellent understanding of regulatory process, policies and protocol.

    Moreover, they bring strong strategic thinking backgrounds in urban and regional planning, communications, environmental management and geographic information systems.

    Click below to read a profile of each member of our team:

    mhi-karlynn-200x250Karlynn K. Fukuda
    President 
    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. MORE

    Mark RoyMark Alexander Roy
    Vice President
    Mark, a native of the United Kingdom, has been working with Munekiyo & Hiraga, Inc. since his arrival in the Hawaiian Islands in 2004. MORE

    tessa-munekiyo-ngTessa Munekiyo Ng
    Vice President
    Tessa was born and raised on Maui. After spending 10 years on the mainland, she returned to Hawaii to join Munekiyo Hiraga based in Honolulu. MORE

    Gwendolyn RiveraGwendolyn Cheney Rivera
    Manager
    Gwen was born in Honolulu and relocated with her family to Columbus, Ohio. There, she attended school and went on to earn her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering at the Ohio State University. MORE

    yukinoYukino Uchiyama
    Manager
    Yukino was born in Toyama and raised in Hokkaido, Japan. While earning her Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Waseda University, she studied abroad at Portland State University in Oregon. MORE

    Emily MuraiEmily Murai
    Associate
    Emily was born and raised in Hilo on the Big Island. While in high school, her family relocated to Maui where she graduated from Baldwin High School. Emily went on to attend the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa earning a B.A. in American Studies. MORE

    Cy Yoshizu
    Associate
    Cy was born and raised on the island of Maui. After graduating from Baldwin High School, he attended University of Hawai‘i Maui College and University of Hawaiʻi, West Oʻahu, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences. MORE

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    Cathleen “Hoku” Krueger
    Associate
    Hoku was born in Wailuku and grew up in Kula. After graduating from Kamehameha Schools Maui, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature with a minor in French Studies at Occidental College. MORE

    Eric Pachowicz
    Associate
    Eric was born in Ventura and raised in Camarillo, California. Eric went to college at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Civic Communication and Media while also minoring in Economics and Environmental Science. MORE

    Cynthia Sato
    Manager
    Cynthia was born and raised on Maui, and recently returned home after spending over 25 years in Japan. Cynthia brings with her a vast array of experiences working both locally and internationally. MORE

    Michael T. Munekiyo
    Founder
    Michael was born and raised in Wailuku. After graduating from Baldwin High School, he attended Colorado State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. MORE

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