Senior Management

Marital Status:
Married – Two Children
University of Hawaiʻi
Graduated 1981
B.S. Civil Engineering

St. Louis High School
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Clay Y. Asato


Clay Y. Asato, President, has been with Koga Engineering since 1984.  When Clay first started at Koga he worked out in the trenches in the field.  Subsequently, he gained project and island management experiences, all of which have prepared him well for his present duties.

Clay’s discipline and strong moral character helped to make the company’s adoption of W. Edwards Deming’s management principles so successful.

Licensed Contractor
Registered Professional Engineer

1984 to Present
Koga Engineering & Construction, Inc.
Field Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Island Manager, VP Operations, President

January 1983 – June 1983
Tanimura & Associates, Inc.
Design post tension BMS & Sheer walls

1979 – 1984
Star Supermarket
Stock Clerk
Member - GCA / State Department of Transportation (DOT) Committee
Mentor - GCA/Department of Accounting & General Services Committee (DAGS)
Trustee - Hawaiʻi Laborers Vacation & Holiday and Annuity Trust Funds

HAZWOPER 40 Hour Certification
OSHA 30 Hour Certification
First Aid / CPR Certification