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Going Places


MARIA SABIO joins RevoluSun as director of operations. In this role, Sabio is responsible for the planning and monitoring of day-today inside operations of the company’s projects, as well as evaluating the efficiency of administrators, project managers, and designers according to organizational objectives. Sabio, a graduate of Creighton University in Nebraska, holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy with a concentration in ethics. She also holds a Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in business management, from Hawaii Pacific University.

CEDRIC COLLING steps in as accounting associate for Atlas Insurance Agency Inc. where he is responsible for processing direct bill commissions and assisting in special projects. A graduate of University of Hawaii at Manoa, Colling holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and international business from UH Manoa’s Shidler College of Business.

KATHY DAVEY begins as an independent agent for Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Honolulu office. Prior to joining the real estate firm, Davey was a Realtor-Associate on Maui where she spent 27 years practicing construction infrastructure law while renovating homes for a hobby. She also holds a master’s degree in anthropology.

MICHAEL YADAO progresses as director of government relations for the General Contractors Association (GCA) of Hawaii. In his elevated role, he will work as GCA’s lobbyist and represent the association on governmental issues. In addition to representing and voicing the association’s position on important initiatives, Yadao also will work with and build mutually beneficial long-term relationships with legislators, federal, state and city agencies, and other construction-related organizations. Before accepting his current position, he served as campaign manager for Gov. David Ige. Yadao is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Asian studies and economics.

EDGAR PALAFOX starts as senior director of operations for the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association (HLTA). Previously, Palafox has worked in human resources for Sheraton Waikiki, Hertz Corporation and Goodwill Hawaii. He has an undergraduate degree from Linfield College and the University of Hawaii at Manoa and he has also obtained a master’s degree from Hawaii Pacific University.

K.D. SEGURA comes on board the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Hawaii team as development director. Her position is part of a strategic expansion by the local ACLU affiliate to build its capacity and reach in order to better protect and advance civil rights for all of the people of Hawaii. A graduate of Florida State University, Segura has been working in the development world for a decade, with previous experience from organizations like Planned Parenthood and Heart of the Valley Humane Society in Montana.