It’s our people that make AES Hawaiʻi a great place to work

AES people around the world share a passion for improving lives and creating a greener, smarter energy future. With their innovative spirit and commitment to our values, our people are working around the clock with our stakeholders to create award-winning energy solutions.


Meet the people working together to accelerate the future of energy.


Kellin Walker

Kellin Walker is a Senior Project Manager for the AES Hawaiʻi team. As a Senior Project Manager, Kellin oversaw construction of our Waikoloa Solar + Storage project located on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.


Noah Gelacio

Noah Gelacio is the Lead Balance of Plant (BOP) Technician for AES Hawaiʻi’s Nā Pua Makani wind project located in Kahuku. He is responsible for onsite project operations and maintenance for Nā Pua Makani as well as assisting with all nearby AES Hawaiʻi renewable projects.


Kevin Kapehe

Kevin Kapehe joined AES Hawai‘i’s Barbers Point facility in 2012. He began as a Material Handling Operator, responsible for the ship unloading of coal as well as coal management in the yard.


Antonette “Anto” Berdadero-Sun

Antonette Berdadero-Sun is an Administrative Assistant for AES Hawai‘i. Antonette joined AES Hawai‘i’s Barbers Point project in 2001 as an Administrative Assistant and was promoted to Plant Administrator in 2009.

Diversity, inclusion & belonging

At AES, we believe respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors and the communities in which we live, work and serve. We believe an inclusive environment where people show empathy and work together to innovate and co-create solutions benefits society, our stakeholders and our business. We believe the strength of an organization and its sustainability comes through diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Interested parties can click here to see our consolidated US EEO-1 data.

Tish Mendoza

Chief Human Resources Officer


Message from the CHRO

Our people are motivated by improving lives at AES. We’re accelerating the future of energy that’s not only smarter and cleaner but also more sustainable and inclusive. Whether our people are local or global, we work as one team.  All together, we leverage our diverse perspectives to meet changing customer needs across our markets. Everything we do is in partnership with key stakeholders to affect positive change by transforming the energy industry while also creating improved opportunities and outcomes for all.