principals

Christine Mendes Ruotola

Christine Mendes Ruotola

AICP, LEED AP

Christine Ruotola is a principal at G70 with over 20 years of experience in the preparation of master plans, feasibility studies, environmental documents, and entitlements applications for private developments, educational and health facilities, and government and institutional projects.

Christine specializes in land use permitting for educational and community facilities statewide and for redevelopment projects in Waikiki and urban Honolulu. She also leads G70’s master planning services for the U.S. Navy in Hawaiʻi and throughout the Pacific Region, including Japan and Guam. Highlight projects include Outrigger Waikīkī Beach Walk, Ward Entertainment Center, Kamehameha Schools Kākāʻāko Master Plan, and MCAS Iwakuni Master Plans.

A graduate of Punahou School, Christine earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Duke University and a Master’s Degree in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati. She is a certified planner with the American Institute of Certified Planners, a member of the American Planning Association, and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

Currently, Christine is President of the Board of Trustees for Montessori Community School and a member of the Board of Trustees of Historic Hawaii Foundation.

other principals

Ma Ry Kim

Ma Ry Kim

RIBA, ARB
Craig Takahata

Craig Takahata

AIA
Paul T. Matsuda

Paul T. Matsuda

P.E., LEED AP
Tom Young

Tom Young

MBA, AIA
Katherine M. MacNeil

Katherine M. MacNeil

AIA, LEED AP
James L. Stone

James L. Stone

D. Arch., AIA, LEED AP
Jeffrey H. Overton

Jeffrey H. Overton

AICP, LEED AP
Stephen H. Yuen

Stephen H. Yuen

AIA
Roy H. Nihei

Roy H. Nihei

AIA, CSI, LEED AP
Charles Y. Kaneshiro

Charles Y. Kaneshiro,President / COO

AIA, LEED AP
Jim Nishimoto

Jim Nishimoto,Vice Chair

AIA
Linda C. Miki

Linda C. Miki,Vice Chair

AIA
Sheryl B. Seaman

Sheryl B. Seaman,Vice Chair

AIA, ASID, LEED AP
Norman G.Y. Hong

Norman G.Y. Hong,Vice Chair

CEO, AIA
Francis S. Oda

Francis S. Oda,Charman

D. Arch., FAIA, AICP, LEED AP