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Engineer, inventor, and serial entrepreneur, Steven Loui has started or acquired over 25 businesses across five decades of leadership at Pacific Marine.  After receiving his engineering degree from Stanford in 1972, he returned to Hawaii to lead the company in strengthening the core ship repair business and diversifying through innovation into complementary new markets.  Steven’s inventions covering advanced ship designs and renewable energy technologies have received dozens of patents and have been licensed internationally.

Today, the continuing operations of companies started or grown under Steven’s leadership employ over a thousand employees spanning the country.



Ken Loui brings over 35 years of experience in business management, engineering, and construction. Prior to joining in Pacific Marine in 2018, Ken served as president of two local Hawaii businesses specializing in engineering and construction and was the Hawaii Area Manager for Parsons Corporation, one of the nation’s largest engineering and construction firms.

After graduating with a double major in Nuclear and Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University and the being recognized as a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force ROTC program, Ken began his career as a U.S. Air Force officer at the Phillips Laboratory, NM.  He later obtained a master’s degree from the University of Hawaii in Mechanical Engineering.  Ken is currently serving as the Chair of the State of Hawaii’s Workforce Development Council, a 41-member advisory council comprised of both public and private-sector representatives, selected by the Governor to support economic development throughout the state.


Vice President of Administration, Treasurer

Susan Matsuura’s history with Pacific Marine and its diversified family of companies spans over 40 years. Having started with Pacific Marine upon graduation from the University of Hawaii in 1980, her management and leadership skills as an officer, controller, and manager have benefited every company within Pacific Marine’s portfolio – past and present.

Currently, she serves as Corporate Controller and Treasurer for Pacific Marine, CFO for PacMar Technologies, and as a corporate officer for each of Pacific Marine’s subsidiaries.  Previously, she has directly led major subsidiaries as the President of Royal Hawaiian Cruises (Navatek I) and later as the General Manager of the Wiki Wiki Ferry Demonstration Project.

Matsuura holds a BBA in accounting from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.


Vice President of Business Development

Mike Buelsing first joined the Pacific Marine family of companies in 2010 as a mechanical engineer at PacMar Technologies.  In addition to corporate business development responsibilities, his current role includes oversight of Pacific Marine’s product subsidiaries and management of the corporate IP portfolio.

One of his notable projects was the planning, construction, and relocation of Pacific Marine’s waterfront operations to Honolulu Harbor’s Pier 24.  Beginning with an undeveloped parcel, the site has been transformed into a safe, efficient, and productive ship repair and maritime industrial complex.  Powered by its own microgrid with nearly an acre of solar, the site can operate indefinitely without utility power.

Mike received his MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and M.S. Mechanical Engineering from the MIT School of Engineering.  Additionally, he holds a 100 GRT Captain’s License.



Kacey joined the Pacific Marine family of companies in 2011.  Initially serving as Controller of PacMar Technologies, she now serves as the Comptroller for Pacific Marine & Supply.  In her current role, Kacey is responsible for the financial, accounting and tax related functions.  She also plays a central role in ensuring compliance and financial integrity throughout the organization.

Kacey has over 15 years of professional experience working in both public and private accounting.  Prior to joining Pacific Marine, Kacey worked in the audit function of Deloitte & Touche and as Assistant Controller for Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company.

Kacey received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University and is a Certified Public Accountant, not in public practice.

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