Kainalu Obayashi Pono

Kainalu Ishii Obayashi

Project Coordinator

Education:  Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Point Loma Nazarene University

Background:  Mr. Obayashi joined Pono Pacific after completing his bachelors degree at Point Loma Nazarene University and a short stint as a sales associate at Local Motion. Ever interested in environmental policy, Mr. Obayashi sought out work in the conservation sector. Mr. Obayashi assists Pono Pacific’s President, Operations Manager, and other Project Managers in project development, field work and general project management.  Mr. Obayashi’s role encapsulates field operations with administrative activities to bridge the gap between field and office staff. Mr. Obayashi enjoys surfing, fishing, coaching the Kamehameha Schools Kayak/Paddling programs, and spending time with his ‘ohana.