As Vice President with PBR HAWAII, Mr. Murakami has served as project manager and lead urban designer for large-scale institutional, resort, commercial, residential, and community-based planning projects in Hawai‘i and the Pacific region. He is a Certified Planner with over 30 years of experience, specializing in master planning, urban design, sustainability, and community planning.
Mr. Murakami is a LEED AP® and member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. He has served as President for the Hawai‘i Chapter of the American Planning Association, a Director for the Hawai‘i Chapter of the US Green Building Council®, as the Chair of the Urban Land Institute Hawai‘i’s Land Use and Sustainability Committee. He has also served as a lecturer at the University of Hawai‘i, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, and juror at the University of Hawai‘i, School of Architecture.