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(Tues., Aug. 23, 2011)—Mayor Peter Carlisle today announced three appointments to Cabinet-level positions in the departments of Enterprise Services and Facility Maintenance.

Carlisle nominated George “Keoki” Miyamoto to head Enterprise Services, which oversees the Honolulu Zoo, Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Waikiki Shell and six municipal golf courses.

Miyamoto has served as deputy director of Facility Maintenance since 2005, and served as acting director from October 2010 to February 2011. He served as director of Transportation Services in 2004 and 2005, and as deputy director of Transportation Services from 2001 to 2004. He has also worked as a civil engineer for the State of Hawaii. The nomination is subject to City Council confirmation. 

Carlisle named Kenneth Shimizu as deputy director of Facility Maintenance. Shimizu is president and CEO of Retail Solutions, Inc., and served as deputy director of Environmental Services from 2005 to 2008.

Carlisle also named Randy Leong as deputy director of Enterprise Services. Leong has worked in the department as a procurement and specification specialist, and has extensive private sector experience as a director of retail operations, regional manager and market development manager.


Media contact: Louise Kim McCoy, Mayor’s Office, 768-7798.