Koa Restoration & Maintenance (KRM) is the largest and most respected company of its kind in the State of Hawai‘i. Operating on all islands, KRM is uniquely positioned as a one-stop facility service provider with its family of companies to support your commercial, retail, residential, or hospitality facilities. Be it restoration, cleaning, janitorial or maintenance, KRM is here for your facility needs.

Our breadth and depth of service offerings, supported by value conscious pricing, is unmatched. We are experts in emergency mitigation of damage by water, fire, smoke, or mold, lead and asbestos abatement, soft demolition and reconstruction, facility special cleaning (carpet, high-pressure power wash, metal restoration, window cleaning) and janitorial, maintenance and hospitality related housekeeping.

About Us

With years of cleaning and restoration services under our belt, KRM is truly 100% locally owned and operated. With over 1,200 employees across all islands (including Moloka‘i and Lāna‘i) we are uniquely positioned to offer our clients and customers a statewide restoration and maintenance one-stop solution that is of the highest quality at the best value.

As the largest restoration and maintenance company in the State, with the most employees and largest inventory of equipment — we can be there quickly in times of large-scale disaster or facility emergency.

Each of our family of companies is completely integrated, allowing for seamless management of staff to meet virtually any need presented by our clients.


Our Family of Companies

Our Team


Blair Suzuki

President & CEO

Blair Suzuki is President and Chief Executive Officer of KRM. He brings over 14 years of leadership and customer service experience, having served in various roles including Hawai‘i and Guam General Manager for Otis Elevator Company, as well as seven years as a US Navy Nuclear Surface Warfare Officer.

Blair is a native of Ewa Beach, Hawai‘i and a graduate of James Campbell High School and the United States Naval Academy. He holds a Masters in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University and an MBA from University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Blair serves as the Vice-Chairperson for the Governor’s State Advisory Board on Veterans’ Services and serves on the boards of several local non-profits, including Housing Hawai‘i’s Future, and is also very active in several local community and business organizations.


Vinodh (“Vin”) Krishnamoorthy

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Vin Krishnamoorthy is the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of KRM. He brings more than 23 years of financial management experience, primarily in the financial services sector, from around the world to the KRM family of companies.

Vin was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia but emigrated to the U.S and is a graduate of Rutgers University. Prior to joining KRM, Vin was the CFO and COO of Singapore-based Equis Development, Asia’s largest independent infrastructure development fund. Before that, he spent 10 years in New York and Singapore as the Asia CFO and Treasurer of Blackstone, the world’s largest private equity fund.

Vin is very active in several local community, green-energy initiatives on Hawai‘i island including partnering with Kamehameha Schools on a power purchase agreement for one of their facilities.

Steve Putnam Headshot 2023

Steve Putnam

Chief Operations Officer

Steve Putnam is the Chief Operations Officer of KRM, oversees all of KRM’s maintenance and janitorial operations and managerial oversight of Team Clean, Koa Maintenance and People Who Clean.

Steve has over 25 years of leadership experience and 15 years of industry experience. During his time in the industry, Steve worked for Albertsons Corporate managing its janitorial and floor care services for over 2,100 locations. He also worked for Paramount Building Solutions as a National VP and for Marsden Services as Director of Procurement and Supply Chain, VP/GM of CA, and Regional VP for West Region leading CA, OR, WA, and ID.

Steve has a BA in Entrepreneurial Management from Boise State University, and he is Six Sigma Black Belt. Steve’s areas of expertise include team building and leadership development; process and procedure development; customer relations; safety and compliance; procurement and supply chain; fiscal management; and implementing data-driven, sustainable solutions.


Liwei Kimura

Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Liwei Kimura is the Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing for KRM and brings more than 25 years of business development, sales and marketing experience in a wide variety of industries to the KRM family of companies.

Born and educated in Beijing, China, with an MBA from the University of Hawai‘i, Liwei has held various business development leadership positions with Starwood hotel group and Hawaiian Airlines. She founded her own consulting company, OrienTech, and provided emerging market feasibility studies, new business development strategy, and strategy implementation services to businesses in Hawai‘i.

Liwei was a founding board member of the WeConnect International Women’s Empowerment Advisory Council and a past member of the Airline Representatives Board in China. She holds Certificates in Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpretation from the University of Hawai‘i’s Center for Interpretation and Translation Studies, and volunteers as a medical interpreter for many of Hawai‘i’s hospitals.

Matthew Barberi

Matthew barberi

Executive Vice President, Restoration Strategic Growth

Matt Barberi, originally from a small island in the Irish Sea called the Isle of Man spent the majority of his upbringing in the UK. Matt is happily married to his wife Shayla and is the proud father of their three-year-old son, Banks, a third generation Kama’aina.

Matt is the former CEO of Ohana Construction, one of Honolulu’s premier local general contractors, which specializes in commercial and residential roofing. During his tenure as CEO, Matt guided Ohana Construction from less than $1 million in revenues in 2015 to more than $5.8 million in 2017 – a revenue growth of nearly 500 percent. This meteoric success earned the company the No. 1 spot in Pacific Business News “Fast Growing Companies” in Hawaii for 2018.

As the outgoing CEO of Ohana Restoration, Matt has applied the same dogged, multifaceted understanding to the restoration industry. The company boasted a revenue growth over 540 percent between its inception in 2018 and 2023, largely in part to Matt’s expertise in operational efficiencies, data-driven decision-making, people management, and revenue generation.

Matt recognizes the importance of building and supporting the local community and Hawaii’s nonprofit industry. He is a recurring donor of DreamHouse ‘Ewa Beach, the first-ever public charter in ‘Ewa Beach and Make-A-Wish Hawaii Foundation.

Matt is an active member at the Young Presidents’ Organization, Oahu Country Club, and Outrigger Canoe Club. He is an avid golfer, renowned electronic DJ, and cherishes time spent with family.


Mike Yani

VP of Sales

Mike Yani is a Vice President at Koa Restoration & Maintenance.  He brings over a decade worth of sales experience and a vast professional network, having worked locally in various commercial real estate roles including retail brokerage, sales, and asset management.
Mike was born in Singapore and grew up in South Florida where he started his tennis career.  Graduating from Duke University in 2003 as Duke Male Athlete of the Year and a two time All American, Mike went on to play tennis professionally on the ATP tour for 10 years, competing in 15 Grand Slam events and achieving a career high singles ranking of 143 in the world.
Mike is happily married to his wife Sarah and is a proud father to their two boys, Kai and Cameron.  He also serves on the board of several local non-profit organizations as a Director for the Board of USTA Hawaii, and also as the Past Chair for the Board of Directors for Navian Hawaii.


Robert Wright

KOA Maintenance
General Manager

Robert Wright is the General Manger of KOA Maintenance, specializing in Commercial housekeeping and maintenance. He has over 25+ years of customer service and leadership experience. A proud Air Force Veteran, Robert later served as a Senior Director Plant Manager for the United States Postal Service where he was responsible for operations of four states and led over 23,000 employees. He has proven expertise in navigating operations through periods of growth and change by leveraging skills in fiscal oversight/forecasting, project management, team training, and leadership.


Harolyn Shimabukuro-Miyashiro

Cleaners Warehouse
General Manager

Harolyn Shimabukuro-Miyashiro is Premier Restoration Hawai‘i’s Vice President of Operations and brings over 25 years of leadership in Food and Beverage, Banquets and Catering, Sales and Marketing, and Private Club Operations. She was born and raised in Aiea, Hawai‘i and started her hospitality career at the age of 15, working as a high school intern for the Hyatt Hotels Corporation. She is a graduate of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management from Kapi‘olani Community College and the University of Hawai‘i in Business and Marketing.

Her impressive career in the State of Hawai‘i’s luxury resorts included the Four Seasons Manele Bay and the Lodge at Koele on the island of Lāna‘i, the World Class St. Regis Princeville Resort, The Club at Kuku‘ula, the prestigious Kohanaiki, in Kailua-Kona and The Bay Clubs at Redwood Shores.

Harolyn is an active member of Women in Restoration, American Culinary Federation and the Society of Human Resource Management. She volunteers her time driving our Kupuna to medical appointments and delivering healthy meals. Harolyn has a passion for making people feel like “Ohana” and caring for our community.


Our Services


  • Emergency Response
  • Water Damage Mitigation & Structural Drying
  • Fire & Smoke Damage Mitigation
  • Storm & Wind Damage Mitigation
  • Mold Removal & Remediation
  • Lead & Asbestos Abatement
  • Infectious Disease Cleaning & Disinfecting
  • Soft Demolition
  • Reconstruction
  • General Construction

Cleaning & Maintenance

  • Janitorial Cleaning Services
  • Shopping Center Maintenance
  • Hospitality Housekeeping
  • Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
  • Metal & Stone Refinishing
  • Sign Refinishing
  • Chemi-Shield Fabric Stain Protection
  • Flame Retardant Application
  • Window Cleaning (High & Low)
  • High Pressure Washing
  • Hard Floor Stripping, Polishing & Refinishing
  • On-Site Mobile Drapery Cleaning
  • Kitchen Cleaning
  • Kitchen Hood Flue & Duct Cleaning
  • Post-Construction Cleanup
  • Final Cleaning
  • General Handyman Services