Gerry Kahookano Pono


Director of Operations

Education:  Kalaheo High School

Background:  Mr. Kaho‘okano has extensive field and managerial experience, having worked at Pono Pacific since 2003.  During the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)-funded Maunalua Bay Invasive Alien Algae Removal Project, Mr. Kaho‘okano directly managed three Crew Leaders and approximately 50 full- and part-time Crew Members.  He currently provides strategic operational and technical knowledge, managing day-to-day operations as well as overseeing all Project Managers across the state.  In his free time, Mr. Kaho‘okano relaxes by swimming and fishing with family and friends.