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Rick Keene
First Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer

Rick Keene has over 30 years of financial and leadership experience. Rick currently serves as the Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART).  Before joining HART, Rick spent three years as part of Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Administration primarily serving as a liaison between the City and County of Honolulu and HART. 

Previously, Rick was the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of The Queen’s Health Systems, with system-wide financial and information technology responsibility.  Prior to joining Queen’s, Rick was Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Bank of Hawaii Corporation.

Before moving to Hawaii, Rick held leadership positions with the Prudential Bank and Trust Company and Bank South Corporation, both in Atlanta, Georgia.   He began his career with Ernst & Young in Virginia and is a graduate of Virginia Tech.  

Rick currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Kalihi-Palama Health Center and Navian Hawaii.



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Robert J. Good
Senior Project Officer, Core Systems, Integration & P3 Project Delivery

Mr. Good has over 51 years of project experience in automated rail and transit oriented projects. Mr. Good is an electrical engineer by trade but for the past 30 years, has worked in project management of Transit Systems. Before coming to HART, Mr. Good was the Head of Systems Project Management North America, and managed all Systems and Automated Projects for Bombardier North America. In his last position, he controlled and managed over $3 billion dollars’ worth of Projects for Bombardier which included automated /light rail transit systems projects. Mr. Good has worked on various projects during his career, such as London Undergrounds SSL lines, Gautrain in South Africa, Edmonton Alberta project, and various automated people mover airport projects in the U.S.   One of the major projects that Mr. Good has worked on was the Gautrain in Johannesburg, South Africa; this is an 80-kilo medium speed metro with two lines, from Pretoria to Johannesburg, and Sandton to Tambo Airport.




Joey Manahan
Director of Government Relations & Public Involvement

Joey Manahan served as a member of the Honolulu City Council from 2012-2021 and as a member of the Hawaii State House of Representatives from 2006-2012.

Manahan has held several leadership positions during his combined 14 years of service in elected office for the City and the State most notably, the Chair of the Honolulu City Council’s Budget Committee and Vice Speaker of the Hawai‘i State House of Representatives.

During his tenure at the Honolulu City Council, Manahan also served as the Oahu representative and President of the Hawai‘i State Association of Counties’ (HSAC), whose members consist of the four island counties of the State of Hawai‘i – Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and Hawai’i counties. HSAC advocates for county programs and services and represents the State of Hawaii’s county governments before the Hawai‘i State Legislature, administrative agencies, as well as in the US Congress. He has served a combined 14 years in elected office in both the Honolulu City Council and the Hawai‘i State House of Representatives.

Manahan was also the former Chair of the Honolulu City Council’s Transportation Committee from 2015 to 2017 where he provided oversight for the State of Hawai‘i’s largest capital improvement project, the Honolulu High Capacity Transit Corridor Rail Project, and as Chair of the Budget Committee, he was the first to appropriate funds for the electrification of transportation (EOT) for the City and County of Honolulu. Manahan also served as Chair of the Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (OMPO) policy committee from 2015 to 2016.

As a State Representative, Manahan initiated two key projects for his district—the Modernization of Farrington High School, one of the State’s largest and oldest schools, and the Kuhio Park Terrace Modernization project, a complete renovation of the state’s largest housing project. These critical projects laid the groundwork for the modernization of schools and housing projects statewide.



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John Moore
East Area Construction Manager

Mr. Moore has over 46 years of experience in management, design, and construction of major public and private works projects, including transit. As a licensed contractor in Florida, he was the qualifier for Stone and Webster and later for URS. Mr. Moore was also recognized by the courts in Dade County Florida as an expert witness in Construction. For the past six years with HART, he has had various responsibilities, including being the Deputy Resident Engineer for the KHG contract; leading the completion of the AIS trenching; being the lead in resolving the delay and escalation claims received from Kiewit for the MSF, WOFH, and KHG contracts; being the Project Manager for the On-Call Contractor and the Elevator and Escalator contracts; and is currently the Interim Construction Manager for the Airport and City Center portions of the system, including the remaining twelve stations.



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Ryan Tam, PhD
Director of Planning Environmental Compliance & Sustainable Mobility

Mr. Tam has a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of Science Degree in Transportation from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of Urban Planning from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Studies from Cornell University. He has been working on this project for 9 years. Prior to that he held positions with the City & County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services and as a Transportation Planning Consultant with Artery Business Committee in Boston, Massachusetts.  At HART he has been instrumental in Transportation Planning activities such as; managing the development of the project travel demand forecasting model, geographic information system (GIS), and federally-required studies and project plans; coordinating with the Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization to administer project planning requirements; and partnering with agencies and community stakeholders to develop multimodal access projects and secure construction funding.





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