principals

Sheryl B. Seaman

Sheryl B. Seaman

Vice ChairAIA, ASID, LEED AP

Sheryl Seaman is vice chair and principal-in-charge of the interior design division at G70. She has more than four decades of experience in architecture and interior design for both new construction and renovations with award-winning projects throughout Hawai’i and the Pacific Rim. Seaman began the G70 interiors department because most people spend 92% of their waking hours indoors therefore interior design is key to her commitment to improving people’s well-being at home, at work, or at play.

Seaman joined G70 in 1978. When she was named principal and chief operating officer in 1992, she became Hawaii’s first female president of an architecture firm.

Seaman believes that the thoughtful and meaningful coordination of architecture and interior design is the key to successful projects. Her work has garnered industry awards from respected organizations including the American Institute of Architects of over 100 people, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), and Hawaii Tourism Authority. Highlight projects include PBS Hawaii’s New Home, Kea Lani Spa, the Mahana Bay Tahiti Resort, end the Halekulani Hotel’s Vera Wang and Royal Suites, and soon to be completed 80,000 sf of medical care space for Healthcare Realty Trust.

Dedicated to the local community, Seaman has served as a board member of the American Red Cross since 1994. She also was Chair of the Building Committee for the Hawaii Theater and Commissioner of Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.

Seaman earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, is a licensed architect in the State of Hawaii and a Certified Interior Designer by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification. She is a member and former director of the ASID, is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, Hawaii Chapter. Seaman is a member of the American Institute of Architects where she held a variety of board positions including President in 1994.

Born in Berkley, California, the long-time Kailua resident enjoys collecting contemporary Chinese art, traveling all corners of the world, creating jewelry as an amateur silversmith and designing custom furniture pieces and architectural elements.

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
Christine Mendes Ruotola

Christine Mendes Ruotola

AICP, 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
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