Executive Profile
Monday, June 14, 1999

Name: Georgina Kawamura
Age: 46
Position: Assistant to vice president of administration, Lania Co.
First job: Picking pineapple
Favorite pastimes: Hula, walking

Overseeing money matters at Lanai Co.

Georgina Kawamura, former budget director for Maui County, takes a new job with the Lanai Co. Her responsibilities include budgeting and payroll financial management. She also will deal with industrial and community relations.

"Right now I am involved in staffing and labor standards," Kawamura said.

She said the Lanai Company has rebuilt many of the older homes in Lanai City, in a similar style, and also is developing a new community.

She worked for Maui County for more than 24 years, most recently as budget director from 1997 to 1998. She also held various positions in the mayor's office.

Kawamura is a Kamehameha Schools graduate who earned an associate of arts degree in accounting from Maui Community College. She is involved in volunteer service as a board member on the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission and Haleakala Waldorf School.

Lanai Co. Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Castle & Cooke Inc.

By Jerry Tune, Star-Bulletin

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