West Oahu Roundup


Michael Polley of Kapolei has joined Distributed Energy Partners LLP as director of its new lighting division.

This new sector will help businesses reduce energy operating costs, enhance property aesthetics, and increase comfort and safety for employees and patrons.

In his new role, Polley will oversee day-to-day operations and management of the division, as well as direct sales strategies and project implementation, and lead new business development.

Prior to his job at Distributed Energy Partners, he was in senior leadership positions with Professional Image and General Printing.


Francis Bueno, a volunteer at The Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu, has received the organization’s adult Kokua Po‘okela Award.

Bueno has been a volunteer for more than a year and already has logged 575 hours with the hospital. He is known for his welcoming smile, friendly demeanor and for going above and beyond to support the medical staff.


Pearl City resident Faye Uno has received Queen’s Medical Center’s Ho‘omau Award, which recognizes longevity of volunteer service. Uno has volunteered with the hospital for 26 years and has donated nearly 6,000 hours of service.

She assists visitors and callers at the information desk and also serves in the hospital’s Fleetwing.


Scott Yonesaki has been promoted to group vice president and general manager with Servco Auto Waipahu, its Leeward Toyota and Chevrolet dealership, and Servco Forklift & Industrial Equipment. He will lead and manage the entire dealership, overseeing both sales and service operations.

Most recently, Yonesaki was general manager of Servco Subaru Kaimuki and Honolulu, as well as Servco Scion Honolulu. He began his career with Servco in 1992 as a member of the Servco Automotive marketing team.


Charlie Wong has been hired as general sales manager for Servco Auto Waipahu, its Leeward Toyota and Chevrolet dealership, and Servco Forklift & Industrial Equipment. He is in charge of sales operations, including new and used car sales, and finance and lease departments.

Most recently, Wong was general manager of Honolulu Cadillac Buick GMC Volkswagen. He began his career with Pflueger Automotive.

Former active duty Marine Corps sergeant Julius Booth has been promoted to asset-protection customer specialist at Kapolei Walmart. “I had grown weary of my extended job search, and couldn’t find a company that could accommodate my college and weekend Army Reserves schedules,” he stated.

Booth has been with the company since May 2014, when he was hired as a part-time cashier.

He is working toward a liberal arts degree at Leeward Community College and plans to earn an engineering degree in mechanics.