Planning and Development Manager II
Michael Saines assists in the strategic planning, financial analysis and project management of Kamehameha Schools’ Waiawa Master Plan and Mō‘ili‘ili Redevelopment Project.
Joining KS in 2020, Michael previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for Avalon Development Group LLC. His 25-plus year career in derivatives trading, risk management and investment finance includes senior-level positions at Form Partners LLC/U.S.Pacific Development, Evolution Investment Advisors, and Toji Trading Group.
Michael has a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He also received certifications from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School Business Foundations and the A.CRE Real Estate Accelerator programs.
A New York City native, Michael spent 16 years working in Tokyo, and is now proud to call Hawai‘i home for his family. In his free, he enjoys music, swimming, ocean sports, hiking, tennis, cooking and reading.