Q1: Your name and professional designations:
Carl Shiroma Senior Consultant & Project Manger
Q2: Where do you currently work and what does the company specialize in?
HKA Consulting INC. Specializes in the business of vertical and horizontal transportation consulting. As an elevator consulting firm, our client base consists of architects, developers, building owners and managers, contractors and public agencies such as city, county, state and federal entities. Our firm assists in the development of people and material transportation systems for commercial offices, airports, retail, hospitals, hotels, residential, parking facilities, museums, libraries, schools, correctional facilities, public transit facilities, merchandising marts and other institutional facilities. Additionally, the firm’s expertise allows for expert witness services to be offered to attorneys and insurance companies.
Q3: Summarize the role you play at your current office.
I am responsible for the following functions: • Vertical Transportation Maintenance Evaluations and contract documents • Design, Contract Documents, and Construction Services for new Vertical Transportation Equipment • Contract Documents, and Construction Services for modernization of Vertical Transportation Equipment • Due Diligence Studies
Q4: Where were you born?
Q5: Did you attend college? If so, where and what year did you graduate?
Yes, University of Hawaii 1974
Q6: In three words, how would your closest friends describe you?
Q7: Name something no one knows about you.
Sang happy birthday to my new born baby boy in the delivery room during the LeBoyer bath.
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