About Us

Lehua Environmental Inc. provides comprehensive environmental and occupational services for the islands of Hawai’i. Based on the Big Island of Hawai’i, our experience and cost advantage are the benefits our clients value.

Lehua Environmental Inc. specializes in

  • Site investigations
  • Hazardous materials management and design
  • Project management
  • LEED compliance monitoring
  • Safety consulting
  • Various OSHA training and educational workshops
  • Environmental and OSHA air monitoring

Lehua Environmental Inc. staff consists of highly-qualified professionals, who are proficient in environmental health, industrial hygiene, safety, technical writing, chemistry, biology, hazardous materials, and toxicology.

Lehua Environmental Inc., Hilo, Kona, industrial hygienist

Kama Kobayashi, owner of Lehua Environmental Inc.

Lehua Environmental Inc. owner, Kamalana “Kama” Kobayashi, has more than 10 years of professional experience in the environmental field, specifically in Hawai’i. Upon graduating from Hawai’i Preparatory Academy, he obtained his Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

While living on O’ahu, he supervised and worked with large environmental firms, increasing his skills and knowledge in the diverse fields of environmental, health and safety consulting. Kama’s integrity, care for customer satisfaction and experience make Lehua Environmental Inc. the right choice for your environmental needs statewide.

Lehua Environmental Inc. staff holds the following certifications:

  • State of Hawaii certified Asbestos Inspector/Management PlannerState of Hawaii certified Asbestos Project Designer
  • State of Hawaii certified Asbestos Project Monitor
  • State of Hawaii certified Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)
  • OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Training
  • OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Training
  • International Board of Environmental Health & Safety Registered Safety Officer