James Kurata

James Kurata

State Public Works Administrator
Department of Accounting and General Services, State of Hawai‘i

Mr. James Kurata serves as the State of Hawaii Public Works Administrator and has been with the State of Hawaii, Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS), Public Works Division for the last 14 years.

Mr. Kurata was the Project/Construction Manager on the Energy Savings Performance Contract, Capitol District Buildings - Phase 1. His program currently also oversees the Statewide Energy Savings Performance Contract, Phase 2 that encompasses other state buildings and facilities on both Oahu and the Neighbor Islands; and the Public Safety Department Energy Savings Performance Contract, Phase 1(Halawa Correctional Facilities and Oahu Community Correctional Center).

Mr. Kurata attended the University of Southern California and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.