Associate Vice President for Capital Improvements
Brian K. Minaai
As associate vice president for capital improvements, Brian Minaai is responsible for planning, development, implementation and integration of multi-million dollar capital improvement projects and long-range physical development plans systemwide. He also oversees development of associated funding requirements and implementation of public-private partnership projects and coordinates facilities and physical asset management for the 10 UH campuses.
Before joining UH on March 1, 2008, Minaai was senior development director for Marriott Vacation Club in Kapolei. He previously served as director and deputy director of the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation and chief clerk and budget chief of the state senate’s Ways and Means Committee. His private sector experience includes positions in Hawaii real estate development firms Kobayashi Group, LLC, as senior project manager, and Haseko (Hawaii) Inc., as vice president.
Minaai holds a bachelor’s and master’s of arts in economics and a masters in business administration from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.