Kainoa is a Green Development Coordinator at Dowling Company, Inc. in Wailuku. As a LEED Accredited Professional, Kainoa is responsible for assisting with Dowling's green development and sustainability efforts. He helps to facilitate integrated design principles within the company to achieve LEED Certification on all registered projects. Prior to his career with Dowling Company, Kainoa worked along side the Executive Vice President of a green building and sustainable real estate educational and consulting company in Portland, Oregon while working toward his degree at Portland State University. Born and raised in Lahaina, Maui, Kainoa earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration emphasizing in Real Estate Finance from the PSU School of Business Administration, while earning a minor in Community Development from PSU’s School of Urban Studies & Planning. Kainoa has become involved as a member US Green Building Council Hawaii Chapter where he is currently the Chair for the Maui Programs Subcommittee as well as a member of the Finance Committee.