Melvin Nakaoka
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Melvin Nakaoka

Melvin Nakaoka, RA

Vice President

With more than 20 years of experience, Melvin Nakaoka has worked on numerous commercial and residential architecture projects. Mr. Nakaoka’s architectural expertise extends to mixed-use developments, high-rise/mid-rise condominiums, school and hotel renovations.


Mr. Nakaoka received a Bachelor in Architecture from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and earned an Associate of Science degree in Architectural Drafting from Honolulu Community College. He is a licensed architect in Hawaii and was a member of the City and County of Honolulu Police Reserve Force for 18 years.


Mixed-use developments, high-rise/mid-rise condominiums and school and hotel renovations


“Our process is very open: there are no barriers between staff and no seniority when it comes to decision-making. So we’re more responsive to clients, and we’re able to get a better end result.”

Benjamin Woo


Masato Tochika


Melvin Nakaoka

Vice President

Clifford Chu

Vice President

Senior Associate/Project Manager