Business / In Brief • June 28, 2013

Maui County Department of Environmental Management Director Kyle Ginoza has been named to Pacific Business News’ “Forty Under 40 Class of 2013.”

The distinction “honors a select group of accomplished young Hawaii businessmen and businesswomen,” according to an announcement from the Mayor’s Office.

Ginoza, 39, was recognized at an event at the Hawaii Convention Center on Oahu on Thursday.

Ginoza was formerly a project engineer in the county Wastewater Division. He also served as former director of the county Department of Transportation during Mayor Alan Arakawa’s first term in office.

Ginoza earned degrees in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of California at Los Angeles.