About

Jacob Freeman, PE:
Principal Engineer

Jake is a class of 2000 graduate from Lake City High School in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (Cum Laude) from the University of Massachusetts in 2005. At UMASS, he was a member of Tau Beta Pi and Chi Epsilon.  Jake is currently a member of the following professional organizations:Jacob Freeman

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • National Groundwater Association
  • American Water Works Association
  • Water Environment Federation
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • United States Society on Dams

Jake holds the following licenses and certifications:

  • State of Hawaii Registered Professional Civil Engineer License No CE-13736
  • Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control #3787
  • Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality #347
  • Certified Inspector in Sediment and Erosion Control #583

Mr. Freeman’s education continues in the area of groundwater hydrogeology, erosion and sediment control, and storm water management.  He has attended FEMA training courses for land use planning and changes to flood hazard areas.  In his free time, Jake enjoys Polynesian Outrigger Canoe Paddling and assisting the Hawaii Wildlife Fund with endangered species management.  He is the Project Engineer for the Hawksbill Recovery Project and is involved with the following organizations:

  • 2008 – 2010 Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers Maui Chapter (President)
  • 2009 – 2011 Harbor Lights Association of Apartment Owners (Board of Directors)
  • 2009 – 2011 Na Kai ‘Ewalu Canoe Club, Maui (President)
  • 2011 – 2015 Na Kai ‘Ewalu Canoe Club, Maui (Board of Directors)

Peter Hamill, ESQ:
General Operations Manager & In-House Counsel

Pete is a class of 2000 graduate from Lake City High School in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.  In 2004 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Montana.  He then went on to earn a Juris Doctorate from the University of Idaho in 2008.  Pete now holds the following licenses and certifications:

  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Hawaii since 2014, JD #10167

In his free time, Mr. Hamill enjoys Polynesian Outrigger Canoe Paddling and is an avid sports fan.  He is also involved with the following organizations:

  • 2014 – 2015 Na Kai ‘Ewalu Canoe Club, Maui (Board of Directors)
  • 2004 – 2015 University of Montana Alumni Association
  • 2004 – 2015 University of Montana Grizzly M Club


Stephanie Shaw:Stephanie Shaw
Office Manager

Stephanie is a class of 2002 graduate from La Quinta High School in La Quinta, California.  She has been doing office work in the engineering industry for over 10 years.

In her free time Stephanie enjoys hiking, diving, surfing and fishing.


Brandon Murr:
Project Engineer

Brandon is a class of 2010 graduate from First Assembly Christian School in Concord, NC.  In 2014 he earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  He then went on to earn his Engineer in Training certification and is currently pursuing his Professional Engineering License.  Brandon is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Water Works Association
  • Engineers Without Borders

In his free time, Mr. Murr enjoys playing basketball, surfing, photography and carpentry.  He is also involved with the following organizations:

  • 2012 – 2015 Make Your Mark Ministries (President)
  • 2014 – 2015 Bridges Paia (Board of Directors)

Kendra Murr:
Operations Manager

Kendra is a class of 2010 graduate from Cienega High School in Tuscon, AZ.  In 2016 she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

In her free time, Kendra enjoys surfing, hiking, diving, and making jewelry.  She is also involved with the following organizations:

  • 2014-2016 Kenmie & Co. (Owner & Founder)
  • 2014 – 2015 Bridges Paia (Board of Directors)

Leslie Lau, PLS:
Surveying Operations Manager

Les earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Idaho University in Moscow, Idaho.  He began part time work in land surveying in 1992 and moved on to full time surveying in 1995.  Les now holds the following licenses and certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Land Surveyor, State of Hawaii

Leslie is also an egg plant farmer and owns West Maui Nasubi Company — prepared from a “broke the mouth” recipe he learned at his mother’s knee!)


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Raymond Turner, PLS:
Professional Licensed Surveyor

Ray graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology in 2008 earning a Bachelor of Science in Surveying.  After this he went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts from the Washington State University.  Ray now holds the following licenses and certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Land Surveyor #LS-10914, State of Hawaii (April 2003)
  • Land Court Surveyor, registration No. 302, State of Hawaii (2007)
  • Land Surveyor in Training #1678LSIT, Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying (1998)

Mr. Turner has been doing survey work on Maui since 1988 and has also been involved with the the following professional organizations:

  • 2002-2015 Hawaii Land Surveyors Association
  • 1996-2002 Professional Land Surveyors of Oregon (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
  • Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors Association

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JD:
Surveying Technician

JD is a class of 1992 graduate from Alliance High School in Nebraska.  He went on to attend Wyotech-Laramie in Cheyenne, Wyoming where he became certified as a Diesel Mechanics Technician.  He has been a surveyor with CDF since 2010 and has been in the construction business for over 15 years.


Currently the office subscribes to CE News, Civil Engineering, AWAA Magazine, Hydo-Review, and NGWA Magazine.