Team

 

Since its establishment in 1979, Design Partners Incorporated (DPI) has provided planning and design services in Hawaii, the Pacific Basin and far East.

The strength of the firm lies in its ability to cover the entire design process, from planning and design to construction administration. In addition to conventional architectural services, the firm offers programming, feasibility studies, land-use studies and interior architecture.

The firm's core philosophy lies in creating innovative and refined designs that respect the cultural and environmental uniqueness of each locale while meeting the client’s overall business goals.

 
Partners and Associates, 2015

Partners and Associates, 2015

Well-designed architecture can lift the spirits and aspirations of everyone involved.
— Vernon Inoshita, President & Founding Partner
 

 

Senior Principals

 
Vernon Inoshita, AIA, LEED AP Founder Partner & President

Vernon Inoshita, AIA, LEED AP
Founding Partner & President

Michael Goshi, AIA, NCARB Senior Principal & Vice President

Mike Goshi, AIA, NCARB
Senior Principal & Vice President

 
 
 
Mike Muromoto, AIA

Mike Muromoto, AIA

Kendall Ellingwood, AIA, LEED AP

Kendall Ellingwood, AIA, LEED AP

Duane Hamada, AIA, CSI, LEED AP

Duane Hamada, AIA, CSI, LEED AP

 

Principals

 
Keith Sawamura, AIA, LEED AP

Keith Sawamura, AIA, LEED AP

Steve Teves, AIA

Steve Teves, AIA

Lena Tamashiro, AIA

Lena Tamashiro, AIA

Johnny Wu, AIA, LEED AP

Johnny Wu, AIA, LEED AP

 
 
Angela Choo, Controller

Angela Choo
CFO

Renee Nishioku, Office Manager

Renee Nishioku
Office Manager

 
 

Associates

 
Jay Ogawa

Jay Ogawa, RA

Dave Moats Jr., AIA, LEED GA

Clarissa Santoki, AIA, LEED AP

Clarissa Santoki, AIA, LEED AP

Ryan Kamo, AIA, NCARB

Jack Ching, AIA, LEED AP

Jack Ching, AIA, LEED AP

 

DPI Team