Meet Our Staff

Managers

Michael Botha

Michael Botha

President

Founded the company as a one man operation in 1997.
Michael is a member of the management team, oversees the Quality Assurance program and enjoys supporting the various service and sales divisions.
Michael enjoys spending time with his two children, wife and three dogs at their home on the North Shore or in the outdoors hunting and fishing.
Favorite Quote: "Impossible is Nothing!" Muhammad Ali

Todd Akamine

Todd Akamine

Termite Manager

Years in field: 32
Team member for Sandwich Isle for 2 years
He enjoys playing Barbie dolls (with his grandkids)
Favorite quote: "I'm fabulous!"

 
Keoni Kalani

Keoni Kalani

Quality Assurance Manager

I started in the industry in 1992, and joined the family at Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions in 2006 as inside sales. I gained experience with CSR duties, scheduling, and preparing Termite Inspection Reports, just to name a few. I was promoted to a Manager for the outer island accounts, traveling to each of the islands to service the accounts there. I wear many hats, PC, QA, Fumigation, Support Manager and have the following credentials: *CDL w/ Hazmat Endorsement , *7a, *7b, *7c, *7e.
In my spare time I adore spending time w/ my beautiful wife. I am a Home theater buff, I like to install and calibrate Home theater systems and love watching movies at home.
The greatest thing about being a part of the Sandwich Isle family is everyone works great together.

Favorite Quote: "Everything happens for a reason."

Kale Kwon

Kale Kwon

Heat Department Manager

Kale has been a team member since 2007.
He is a service manager of the Enviropure Heat Team.
Kale enjoys fishing and hiking.

 
Ian Mateo

Ian Mateo

General Manager

He has worked in all areas of Sandwich Isle: Sentricon, Pest Control, Ground Treatment, Homeguard, EnviroPureHeat, Fumigation, Inside Sales, Customer Service, Service Manager & now General Manager. Enjoys traveling to Industry meetings, learning more about the business.

Guy Matsumoto

Guy Matsumoto

Senior Sales Manager

Guy Matsumoto is the Senior Sales Manager, & started soon after the Company first opened, in 1997. He does racquet ball & running to relieve stress, along with visiting with friends after work on Fridays. His favorite quote: "Don't worry about things that you have no control over."

 
Corey Ramelb

Corey Ramelb

Fumigation Manager

Years in field: 10+
I have been a Member for 9 years in charge of all the Midway Island jobs, supporting EnviroPure Heat Dept, Termite Dept, General Pest Control Dept and member of the Quality Assurance Dept. Also, supports all neighbor island Profume jobs. Manager of Fumigation Division team.
Enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife and three children. Loves to go workout, swim, and jog after work.

Favorite quote: "A person is a person, no matter how small." - Dr. Seuss

Suzie Schaefer

Suzie Schaefer

Executive Assistant

I've been a member of Sandwich Isle since 2005. As a member of the Management Team, I am involved with contracts, ordering, hiring, advertising, to name a few. I enjoy sailing and relaxing with friends.
One of my favorite quotes: "I love to dance. I think it's better to dance than to march through life." Yoko Ono

 
Aileen Sta Ines

Aileen Sta Ines

Office Manager and Pest Control Department Manager

Aileen has been working in the pest control industry since 2001.
She enjoys spending time with family, friends and her two dogs.
Favorite Quote: "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away" - Maya Angelou

Tino Villaro

Pest Control Service Manager

I have worked in the pest control industry since 2003. I enjoy spending quality time with my family and teaching Sunday school.
Favorite quote: "What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?"

 

Sales Department

Joe Chong

Joe Chong

Pest Management Consultant

Years in industry: 16 Years
Team Member: 4 Years
Enjoys spending time with Family and Friends.
Favorite Quote: "Only a life lived for others is a life worth living." Albert Einstein

Nikki Cruz

Nikki Cruz

Strategic Accounts Rep

Team member since: 2001
Member of the Sales and Admin Team
She enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter Tehani and husband Albert.

Favorite Quote: "Life is what you make it." - Anna Mary Robertson Moses

 
James Dumas

James Dumas

Pest Management Consultant

I have been a member of the Sandwich Isle Team for about 10 years. I became educated in the field of pest management working as a pest management technician for several years eventually becoming a field representative for the company. I really enjoy meeting with customers and trying to come up with the best possible solutions for their particular situation. In my spare time, I enjoy going to the beach with my dogs, reading, running, anything physically demanding and spending quality time with my family.

Dennis Mijo

Dennis Mijo

Pest Management Consultant

I've been at Sandwich Isle almost 5 years, with 10 years in the industry. In my free time I love to golf and work in my yard.

Quote "Never go to sleep angry."

 
Paul Rebucas

Paul Rebucas

Commercial Accounts Manager

I have been in the Pest & Termite business for over 15 years.
I specialize in residential and commercial accounts.
My philosophy is "Do whatever it takes to make the customer happy and loyal to Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions."

Adam Lefebvre

Adam Lefebvre

Pest Management Consultant

Team Member Since June 2005
Member of the Sales Team
He enjoys surfing and diving in his spare time

 

Kevin Fajardo

Hobbies: golf and reading
Quote: "we are here to laugh and live at the odds so that death will tremble to take us." - Charles Bukowski

Administration

Teresa Greene

Teresa Greene

Heat & K9 Scheduler

Team member since March 2012. Teresa is a member of the Customer Service Representative Team. She enjoys spending time with her family and pets or at the beach.

Quote: “Life must be lived as play” Plato

Kris Richardson

Kris Richardson

GT/Sentricon & Fumigation Scheduler

Team member since: 12/22/11
Member of the Fumigation/Termite Division
Kris enjoys the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, especially her granddaughter and is looking forward to granddaughter #2’s arrival in December 2012.
Favorite quote: "Life is short - eat dessert first"

 

Lynn Kaiwi

Customer Service Representative

I love to spend time with my family, ride dirt bikes, and read.
Favorite quote: "Life is not about learning to survive the storm, but rather learning how to dance in the rain"

Martha Montes

The best days are when I get to spend quality time with my husband Errick and puppy Tiger as we cheer and root for the LA Kings. Go Kings Go!
Quote: “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.– Walt Disney.

 

Amy Malloy

Hobbies: Enjoying competitive swimming, coaching. Cooking.
Favorite Quote: “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” - C.S. Lewis

Ramona Saulibio

 

Pest Control Technicians

Glenn Augustine

Glenn Agustin

Has been with Sandwich Isle for 10 months and is a team member of the pest control department. He enjoys fishing, riding motorcycles, shooting guns, hunting, radio control cars, and video games
Favorite quote: "Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play."

Emmitt Bass

Emmitt Bass

Has been with Sandwich Isle for 3 years and enjoys working here because it gives him the opportunity to use his skills/gifts to help/improve the company. In his spare time he enjoys auto mechanics/hot rods, astronomy, astro physics, rifles, pistols, and marksmanship.

Favorite quote: "Work smart not hard and do the right thing all the time not just when someone is looking"

 

Ralph Nagata

I've been with Sandwich Isle since March 2003. I am a PC Tech & a Certified GT Tech.

Favorite Quote: "Die looking young, as old as possible."

Frank Pires

Frank Pires

He has been with Sandwich Isle for 2 years. In his spare time he enjoys golf, playing music, BBQs, and sports.

Favorite quote: "You are my flesh and I'm your bone"

 
Gil Sta Ines

Gil Sta Ines

I have been with Sandwich Isle since April 15, 2000. In my spare time I enjoy playing tennis. Working with this company is a challenge, it has a good image and keeps on seeking new kinds of services in the pest control business. Training on technicians is excellent.

Elmer Villarino

Elmer Villarino

I have been with Sandwich Isle for 8 years because it is a good work environment, it has a good reputation, and good workers.

Favorite quote: "Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions is simply the best."

 

Philip Lee

I love to fish whenever I can and spend time with my wife.
Favorite quote: "No pain, no gain"

Homer Wong

Homer Wong

Pest Control Technician

I started working with Sandwich Isle in September 2005. I am a member of the sentricon team and I enjoy meeting with my customers. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my kids as they grow up so quickly.

 
kevin

Kevin Won

Pest Control Tech
jack

Jack Perry

Profile coming soon!
 

GT & Sentricon Technicians

Blake Hamada

Blake Hamada

Borate Technician

I have over 40 years experience in the Termite business, including 7 years at Sandwich Isle.
I've worked with Michael for 18 years of these years.
I enjoy collecting cards in my free time.
Favorite quote: "Work Hard"

Heat Crew

Jonathan Roberson

Jonathan Roberson

I am a Universal Tech. I've been with this company for 2 years. I love spending time with my wife & daughter, when I'm on my own time.
Favorite quote: "Treat others as you want to be treated"

K9 Department

Ally

Favorite quote: "Let me at 'em" (bed bugs, that is)

Scout

Favorite quote: "Woof woof"

 

Lauren Stewart

Customer Service Representative

I enjoy fishing, kickboxing, baking, and traveling to new places.
Favorite quote: "Trying to be happy by accumulating possessions is like trying to satisfy hunger by taping sandwiches all over your body"

sherrill

Sherrill Watanabe

Favorite quote: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me (Philippians 4:13)

Hobbies: Spending time with family and my beloved pups.

 

Fumigation Technicians

Brandon Contemplo

Brandon Contemplo

Crew Leader

I have been in the field for nine years and a member for two years.
I enjoy spending time with my kids.
Favorite Quote: "Never give up!"

Samuelu Finai

Samuelu Finai

Crew Leader

I have been in this field for eight years and a team member for eight years as well.
I enjoy spending time with my kids.
Favorite quote - "That's what she said"

 
Kalani Kiaaina

Kalani Kiaaina

Crew Leader

I have been in this field for eight years and a team member for four years.
I enjoy cooking.

Sean Sanchez

Sean Sanchez

Crew Leader

I have been in this field for two years and have been a team member for two years.
I enjoy working on my car and spending time with my friends and family.
Favorite Quote: "Never put off tomorrow what you can do today."

 
Robin Robertson

Robin Robertson

I have been a team member just under a year. I am working to become a universal tech. I work at Sandwich Isle because of relationships with co-workers. In my free time, I enjoy napping and video games.
Favorite Quote: "Just do it"

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