A LOOK AT WHO’S ON THE MOVE ON OAHU
GAIL GRABOWSKY steps in as interim dean of natural sciences and mathematics at Chaminade University of Honolulu. She is the founding director of Chaminade’s Environmental Studies Program, which was established in 2000. She is also a professor of environmental studies and biology. Grabowsky began working at Chaminade in 1997, following a two-year post-doctoral in population genetics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Kewalo Marine Laboratory.
MOE ELSAYED joins G70 as an architectural designer. He has a decade of experience in New York City and Hawaii overseeing commercial, residential and hospitality projects. Elsayed has an extensive background in digital art and design, as well as computer science. He holds a Bachelor of Science in architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
GARRET MATSUNAMI advances to vice president of residential operations at Castle & Cooke Hawaii where he will be responsible for all of the department’s planning, land development, engineering, project management, site construction and house construction. Before joining Castle & Cooke in 2003, Matsunami was the construction section head for the Honolulu Board of Water Supply, Engineering Branch where he managed civil engineers and construction inspectors to administer construction projects for the island of Oahu.
LINDA VIRTUDES advances to west region manager for branch banking at Central Pacific Bank (CPB). As manager, she will spearhead the operations and productivity of the nine CPB branches in its West Oahu region. Virtudes was most recently the branch manager for CPB’s main branch and has more than 35 years in the financial industry. She has previously held positions at First Interstate Bank, Bank of America and First Hawaiian Bank.