Albert C. Kobayashi Inc.
As Vice President at ACK, Mr. Young is a responsible for the supervision of all project management and estimating staff. He has extensive experience in developing and monitoring project schedules, job cost reports, and estimates. Recognized in the industry for his ability to isolate and resolve various design and compliance issues early in a project’s evolution, his aptitude and expertise are evidenced in the many successful projects with which he has been involved. He has maintained an outstanding safety performance record and has completed all projects assigned to him on schedule, within budget, and to the client’s satisfaction. Mr. Young’s projects include: Park Lane Ala Moana, Anaha Tower, One Ala Moana, Trump Tower, and the Ward Village Shops.
Nani Medeiros is the Executive Director of HomeAid Hawaii, a non-profit formed by Hawaii’s building and development industry to provide housing and community outreach for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. HomeAid Hawaii is the seventeenth chapter of the national non-profit HomeAid America. Ms. Medeiros is responsible for managing the day to day operations and all program activity, while building HomeAid Hawaii’s relationships with non-profit homelessness service providers, funders, government, and community members. Ms. Medeiros works to identify potential housing projects and programs in Hawaii that are intended to house individuals and families experiencing homelessness. When HomeAid Hawaii adopts a qualifying project, that project’s construction, development, or renovation costs can be reduced by up to 90% thru in-kind or discount services, materials, and supplies that HomeAid Hawaii provides from our building industry friends and supporters. Ms. Medeiros has over twenty years of experience in public policy and advocacy in the legislative and executive branches of government, as well as the private non-profit sector. She previously served for six years as Director of Policy and Public Affairs with the Hawaii Primary Care Association, representing Hawaii’s community health centers and underserved populations. Ms. Medeiros serves on the Board of Directors of the Institute for Human Services (IHS), the largest service provider for individuals and families experiencing homelessness on Oahu. She is the Chair of the External Affairs Committee and Development Committee. Ms. Medeiros also serves as Vice-Chair on the Board of Directors of the Hawaii Public Housing Authority. In addition to these boards, Ms. Medeiros is a member of the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii Public Health Fund Committee.