April 6, 2023 | Source: G70 News

G70 Welcomes Two New Planners

HONOLULU –  Hawai‘i design firm G70 hires Ethan McKown and Michael Donoho as its newest Planners. In this new role, they will oversee the interpretation and compliance of local and federal regulatory requirements for projects on Hawaiʻi Island, help with project schedules, and assist in team and client meetings.

Ethan McKown

McKown is a seasoned professional with experience across the public, private, and non-profit sectors with a demonstrated skill at facilitating action across community and government in Hawaiʻi. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Russian from the University of Montana and a Master of Arts degree in Global Environmental Policy from American University.

Most recently, McKown worked under the Office of Congressman Kaialiʻi Kahele as a District Policy Advisor. In this role he served as district-based policy advisor across six key issue areas to inform strategic priorities. He developed and maintained relationships with community and local government stakeholders relevant to member’s legislative priorities.

Michael Donoho, AICP

Michael Donoho, AICP, is a motivated professional with successful results record through direct execution and leadership. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Environmental Science and a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

Most recently, Donoho served as a Senior Environmental Planner at Tetra Tech. In this role, he worked on environmental planning project teams and conducted site inspections on Maui and Hawai‘i Island. Some of his key projects includes a beach dune restoration design and implementation plan at Kapukaulua (Baldwin) Beach Park for UH Sea Grant and the County of Maui, Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plans for Hawaii County and Maui County Beach Parks and a Regional Shoreline Management scoping study for the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development.

About G70 Established in 1971, G70 is a diverse family of entrepreneurial and highly creative individuals who come to work each day aspiring to contribute to the betterment of lives and places. We are deeply invested in understanding and perpetuating the cultural and historical resonance of the places we are touching. We endeavor to create exceptional value for our clients and communities by aligning with our clients’ dreams and projecting them with farsighted vision. We imagine futures. For more information on Hawai‘i’s leading multi-discipline design firm specializing in architecture, interior design, civil engineering, planning, and environment, visit www.g70.design.