Kawehi KamakeaVICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS Fairstead Management
Kawehi Kamakea, Vice President of Operations, oversees Fairstead’s Western communities. With over 15 years of diverse experience, Kawehi is a highly accomplished leader with a passion for affordable housing. She holds an abundance of knowledge and experience in operations and property management of commercial and multifamily properties and a strong knowledge of a variety of affordable housing subsidies.
Prior to joining Fairstead, Kawehi was a Regional Vice President at Avanath where she had oversight of a portfolio of 2,500+ homes and 5,000+ residents in conventional and affordable programs throughout California and Washington.
Kawehi holds certifications as a Specialist in Housing Credit Management and as a Professional of Occupancy for HUD. She is also a member of the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) and National Apartment Association (NAA).