Executive Staff Bios

CRW is a corporation of well respected roofing professionals with combined experience spanning over 130 years.


Guy Akasaki, President & CEO of CRW with over 35 years of roofing and construction experience. Guy has partnered with several other firms in the construction industry here in Hawaii and has expanded his reaches globally; he also currently serves on the Hawaii Contractors Licensing Board. He continuously makes contributions for the advancement of roofing technology, especially photovoltaic, in Hawaii which has allowed us to remain in the forefront of our industry.

Larry Young, Vice President & Project Manager is responsible for overall management and directly oversees the project managers and estimators. He has over 19 years experience in the construction and roofing industry.

Richelle Thomason, Director of Business Development & Client Relations brings over 25 years of experience in real estate management, finance and construction and her extensive background will provide superior service, assurance, and reliability of CRW’s unique turnkey energy solutions.

Wally Au, Project Managing Estimator has over 30 years of combined construction and roofing experience.

Tom Holland, Director of Operations with almost 40 years of roofing experience. He began his career in Chicago where he worked on the prestigious Sears Tower and has worked all over the continental United States. He oversees the daily operations, safety and quality control.

Steven Kalani, Safety Officer for CRW, has experience in several large scale GC firms and brings a breadth of experience and training with his STCS and CHST certifications. He is responsible for implementing the company’s site safety accident prevention plan and overseeing the overall job site to ensure compliance with government safety and health regulations.

Joshua Akaka, Director of CRW DIRECT, spearheads and manages this maintenance and repairs division. Awareness and a proactive approach to roof management solutions are a key focus for this division.   Cutting Edge applications are engaged with the client to ensure data availability 24/7.

Charles Chacko, Team Member from PV Division of Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing Hawaii with an MBA in finance has over 30 years experience in managing wide variety of business from start ups to commercial success. He has been particularly trained in PV and roofing technologies.

Linda Ko, Office Manager/HR, Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing Hawaii, Inc has over 25 years experience in construction administration.