Posted on Jun 27, 2017
Come join us for lunch at the Royal Lahaina on July 13, 2017 at 12 noon as we welcome our guest speaker Kai Pelayo the Community Affairs Manager of Monsanto Hawaii.
Kai Pelayo
Community Affairs Manager
Monsanto Hawaii

Kai Pelayo has been the Community Affairs Manager for Monsanto Hawaii on Maui since January 2016. In his capacity, he serves as a community liaison for the company, to promote positive education and meaningful dialogue.
Kai came to Monsanto Hawaii with 38 years of experience in community service and the hospitality industry. He previously served as Director of Operations for the Grand Wailea Resort, and before that, as the Director of Food and Beverage for the Westin Maui. He has also held executive positions with Hyatt and Starwood Hotels.
An active member of the community for many years, Kai’s numerous contributions include serving as:
- President of the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce.
- Vice President of the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
- President of Maui Economic Opportunity.
- Chair of the University of Hawaii Maui Campus HOST Committee.
Raised on Maui, Kai is proud to be a graduate of King Kamehameha III School and Lahainaluna High School. He has also successfully completed the Preferred Institute/Washington State University Leadership Development Program, and received numerous awards for his leadership