Patrick’s love for electronics began after high school when he joined the Army’s 82nd airborne division. He was a Satellite Communications Technician and dealt with multi-million dollar equipment repairs and mission critical deployments around the world as part of the Robin Sage Special forces group. After his 8 years of service, he graduated from DeVry Technical Institute with a degree in Electronics Engineering. Soon after, he joined his brother Phil back on Maui to help run the technical and operations side of Pacific Audio & Communications. Patrick has 30 years of electronics engineering experience, with 20 of those 30 years in the electronics systems industry. Patrick has numerous industry certifications and achievements, has participated in many industry round table discussions, and has influenced many manufacturers over the years regarding what the electronic systems industry needs in order to grow. His mission-critical attitude is reflected in the way Pacific Audio & Communications runs its projects today. Pat is very involved with the Maui community. He is the deputy commander of the USAF Aux. Maui County Composite Squadron 057/Civil Air Patrol, retired Co-founder and volunteer Chairman for Kihei 4th friday after 5 yrs and is currently on the board of directors for K4f. He volunteers with community clean up activities and loves being outdoors either swimming, Surfing, SUP or any ocean activity.
Pono’s career began in 1997 in Arizona. There he learned multiple aspects of the consumer electronics industry while working on high-end residential projects. After a few years, the opportunity to move home to Hawai'i and his initial stint with Pacific Audio began. In the years that followed, Pono worked to master all aspects of the industry and has spent time in every role it has to offer, all the while, creating strong relationships with many in the design/build community. After helping several companies expand and become successful, he has found his way back to where it began for him in Hawai'i, with Pacific Audio. When not at work, Pono enjoys spending quality time with family and friends.
Andrew has led an accomplished career engaged in the distribution of premium electronics, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in the performance audio and custom integration fields. He has held positions with The Good Guys retail stores selling audio/video products at multiple Southern California retail locations, AudioQuest cables as Regional Sales Manager for the Southwestern US and Mexico, and most recently Bowers & Wilkins premium loudspeakers as Strategic Account Manager for the Western US. He has received numerous industry accolades including Dealerscope Magazine’s 40 Under 40, and has earned a reputation for excellent customer service, developing high-caliber client relationships, and a passion for the luxury electronics channels. Andrew will manage premium system sales and high-level client relationships for the Kauai sales office, and assist Pacific Audio’s sales teams on Oahu, Maui and The Big Island. He will also develop and maintain national relationships with key builders, architects, and clientele throughout the US Mainland. When he's not busy designing a dream AV system, Andrew is an avid scuba diver and plans to take full advantage of the beautiful Hawaiian waters. He also enjoys attending live concerts, photography, and spending quality time with his family and two dogs.