‘Āina Koa Pono’s core team is made up of several experienced companies, including AECOM Technology Corporation, Mansfield Oil, MELE Associates, R.M. Towill Corporation, SMS, Sustainable Biofuels Solutions, LLC.

AKP’s engineering, procurement and construction management partner, AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), is a global provider of professional and management support services to a broad range of markets, including, transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it services. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

 Mansfield Oil provides comprehensive fuel supply, distribution, delivery, and dispensing solutions through an integrated network of refiners, terminals, carriers, and retailers through North America. Mansfield works with all major and independent refiners and a majority of the nation’s petroleum transportation companies to provide comprehensive services and local logistical support. The result is a seamless, end-to-end fuel procurement and management solution. Mansfield is continuously finding and creating efficiencies in the supply chain to optimize its clients’ overall total cost of ownership and ensure supply reliability. More information on Mansfield Oil can be found at .

MELE Associates is a veteran-owned, minority-owned business. Based in Maryland and with offices in Washington, D.C., Virginia, New Mexico and Hawai‘i, MELE has been debt-free and growing steadily since 1993. Its technology and business management professionals provide expertise in aviation communication platforms; biofuels and biorefineries; engineering, construction and environmental management, health information systems, network systems and security, nuclear/radiological threat reduction, ocean thermal energy conversion, program and project management, and telecommunications cabling. More information on MELE Associates can be found at .

Sustainable Biofuels Solutions, LLC (SBS) provides leading-edge renewable energy solutions to a global client base. SBS was formed by MELE Associates, Inc. and TekGar, LLC to bring together MELE’s engineering and project development expertise with TekGar’s advanced renewable energy technologies. These technologies produce renewable drop-in fuel and electricity from biomass and municipal solid waste (MSW) with industry leading efficiencies. More information on SBS can be found at .

Established in 1930, the R. M. Towill Corporation is one of the oldest and largest locally-owned engineering consulting firms in the state of Hawai‘i. The firm offers a diverse suite of professional services, including civil engineering, wastewater engineering, surveying, planning, and construction management to private and public sector clients through Hawai‘i and the PacificBasin.  For more information can be found at

Established in 1960, SMS is a major contributor to marketing research, consulting, social and economic studies, program evaluation, and government-level policy studies for local, national, Pacific Basin, and international clients.  For more information can be found at