Brad Kurokawa, ASLA, LEED AP
Registered Landscape Architect

Brad is a registered landscape architect with more than 30 years of experience in diverse and complex projects including transit stations for commuter and light rail, urban planning and design, health care facilities, parks, campus planning, zoological exhibits, and neighborhood design.

After practicing in Seattle and San Francisco for 23 years working for firms including EDAW Inc., Jones & Jones, Richard Haag Associates and Murase Associates, Brad returned home to Hawaiʻi in 2005. His local experience includes neighborhood planning and design while working for PBR Hawaiʻi and three years as Hawaiʻi County Deputy Planning Director.

Outside of work, Brad serves as the chair of the Hāmākua Community Development Plan steering committee and the Built Environment Community Design & Access work group for the State Department of Health’s Physical Activity & Nutrition Plan initiative. He is also on the board of the non-profit Wailea Village Historic Preservation Community.

Meet Our Team

Zach Mermel, Ola Design Group, Landscape architect Hawaii

Zach Mermel, B.S., M.A.

Founder, Design Director

Brad Kurokawa, ASLA

Registered Landscape Architect

Blake Watson

Blake Watson

Field Projects Specialist

Jana Bogs, Ph.D.

Soil Scientist, Horticulturist, & Nutritionist

Jason Fox

Founder, Vetiver Farms Hawaiʻi, Landscape Contractor (License C-33895)

Brian Burke, P.E.

Civil Engineer (License PE-14900)