Learn A Little About Us…

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Our Mokihana Ohana

Gary E. Smith, President, Mokihana Pest Control, Inc.

PCO License #317, authorized Sentricon Inspector, State Certification E50805, 7B and 7C. as well as Field representative PCFR License. Mokihana Pest Control was founded in 1981 by Gary E. Smith. Prior to that time, he worked for various agricultural endeavors as well as Xtermco, a highly successful pest control firm on Oahu that had a branch office on Kauai.

Mr. Smith, born and raised in Hawaii, was educated at the University of Hawaii, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree with distinction in tropical Agriculture in 1972. Part of the curriculum involved entomology courses which peaked his interest in insect collection, a passion that persists to this day.

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Ted  Kimura

Ted has the longest time as an employee of Mokihana Pest Control, Inc., starting in February 1984. He is the Operations Manager. Ted is a Certified PestControl Technician and Licensed Termite Inspector . He is also an Authorized Sentricon Technician. His licenses include; PCO License #1208, Field representative PCFR 644, State Certification E50919, 7B and 7C.

Kapaa HS graduate . ” Do it all ” guy to make operations run smoothly.

Ted has come up with numerous equipment innovations for efficient Pest Control.

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Craig Smith

Craig started with Mokihana Pest Control in December 2004. Prior to returning to Kauai, he was employed by Horizon Pest Management ( Hilo ) for 2 years. Craig is our lead and Licensed Termite Inspector, Certified Pest Control Technician and Authorized Sentricon Technician. Craig holds certificates of completion from Purdue University for Termite and Pest Control correspondence course. Craig graduated from Kapaa High School and is also a graduate of University of Hawaii Hilo.

His licenses include: PCO License #1178. Fieild representative PCFR 1045,
State Certification E50843, 7B and 7C.

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DJ Dato

DJ started with Mokihana Pest Control, Inc. in November 1993. He is our Lead Authorized Sentricon Technician as well as a Certified Pest Control Technician and Termite inspector. He also Certified in Integrated Pest Management.

DJ holds certificates of completion from Purdue University for Termite and Pest Control correspondence course. Kapaa HS graduate.

His licenses include; Field representative PCFR 817, State Certification, E 50704, 7B and 7C.

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Anthony Wabinga

Tony started with Mokihana Pest Control, Inc. in September 1999.

He is a Certified Pest Control Technician and his State Certification Licenses are, E50730, 7B and 7C.

Also Tony is a licensed Termite Inspector and holds a Field Representative License PCFR 1127. He graduated from Kapaa High School and besides Pest Control, is our Office Property Maintenance person.

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Jerry Caberto

Jerry joined Mokihana Pest Control in August 2005.

He is a Certified Pest Control Technician with Licenses E50933 for 7B and 7C.

Jerry brings a big smile and positive attitude to his work day!

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Solomon Torio

Sol started with Mokihana Pest Control, Inc in January 2003.

He is Pest Control Technician, with State Certification License E50929 for 7B and 7C as well as Termite Control State Certification E 50828.

Sol is also Certified in Integrated Pest Management.

Sol is a coach for Kapaa HS, Electrical and small engine repair person.

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Dallas Kelley

Dallas began working for Mokihana Pest Control, Inc in March 2006.

He is a Certified Pest Control Technician with licenses E 50891, 7B and 7C as well as an Authorized Sentricon Technician.

Graduate of Waimea HighSchool.  Speaker of ‘olelo Hawaii  or  Hawaiian Speaker

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Clifton Cadawas

Clifton started with Mokihana Pest Control, Inc. in Jan. 2011.

He is a Certified Pest Control Technician, with Licenses E51013, 7B and
E15010 for 7C.

Clifton graduated from Kapaa High School and and enjoys raising farm animals.

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Shannon Sibayan

Shannon started with Mokihana Pest Control, Inc. in Feb 2011.

He is a Certified Pest Control Technician, with Licenses E51002, for 7B and 7C.

Shannon is an avid fisherman as well as baseball coach.

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Mark Javellana

Mark began working for Mokihana Pest Control, Inc in August 2011.

He is Certified Pest Control Technician, with State License E51001 for 7B and 7C.

Mark is our small engine and Vehicle Maintenance repair person.

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Ryan Koerte

Ryan began working for Mokihana Pest Control, Inc in August 2014 as a Pest Control Technician.Ryan is Certified Pest Control Technician with DOA certification
Licenses E50933 for 7b for Termites and 7c for Pest Control.

He graduated from Kauai High School and in his spare time loves fishing.

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Chance Kinney

Chance began working for Mokihana Pest Control, Inc in August 2016 as a Pest Control Technician.

Chance is also an Authorized Sentricon Technician.

He graduated from Kapaa High School and is an attendee at our Annual Hawaii Pest Control Association learning Conference.

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Mark Martinez

Mark began working for Mokihana Pest Control, Inc in February 2018 as a Pest Control Technician. 

He will be an attendee ( along with all the other technicians ) at the Annual Hawaii Pest Control Association Learning Conference in September.

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Daniel Reis

Daniel started with Mokihana Pest Control, Inc in October 2018. He usually services properties for our North Shore customers. Daniel graduated from Kapaa High School and when not working, enjoys spending time with his young daughter.Daniel is Certified Pest Control Technician with DOA certification
Licenses E50933 for 7b for Termites and 7c for Pest Control.

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J-Sea Correa

J-Sea Correa became the 1st female technician to join our Ohana when she accepted our job offer in June.  She has become a Certified Pest Control Technician with DOA certification Licenses E50933 for 7b for Termites and 7c for Pest Control.  With her great smile and happy, upbeat attitude, we are confident she will brighten the day for many of our customers.  Welcome J-Sea!

Office Staff

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Bebe Smith

Bebe started with Mokihana since its inception, in 1981, along with Gary.

She is the coordinator of the pest control software, upgrades and training as well as computer hardware troubleshooting and purchasing.

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Coral Castillo

Coral started with Mokihana Pest Control, Inc. in April 2009. She is one of the cheery voices you hear when you call Mokihana! When not taking incoming calls she is busy helping customers with their schedules for service.

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Sandy Malish

(Gary’s sister) is our accounting and bookeeping expert! She joined the Mokihana team in Dec 2010. Sandy brings with her many years of accounting experience.

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Brooke Planas

Brooke started with Mokihana Pest Control, Inc. in Aug 2011. She arrived with background in accounting and works in accounts receivables as well as assisting with scheduling.Brooke has Dept of Ag certification licenses E50933 for 7B Termites and
7C General Pest. 

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Mavi Kaneg

Mavi began with Mokihana Pest Control, Inc. in October of 2015. She is busy answering your calls as well managing our Commercial Accounts. 

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Cortney Alfiler

Cortney began with Mokihana Pest Control, Inc. in August of 2016. She is busy answering your calls as well as scheduling our residential customers.

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Nicole Ogawa

Nicole Ogawa joined our office staff in June 2020.  She loves helping people and considers cleaning house and windows for her Ohana a hobby!  When you call Mokihana you will be in good hands with Nicole.