From the County of Hawaii:
The Water Board, County of Hawaii announces Quirino Antonio, P.E. as the next Manager – Chief Engineer of the Department of Water Supply.
Having worked for the Department a total of 37 years, Antonio’s qualifications and experience extend far beyond the minimum requirements of the position. He is a registered professional engineer for thirty-one (31) years since 1980. He has seventeen (17) years of direct administrative experience having been the Deputy of the Department since 1995. Immediately prior, Antonio served as the Head of the Water Resources and Planning Branch in the Department’s Engineering Division for thirteen years (13).
Antonio has developed in-depth understanding and knowledge of the potable drinking water industry, applicable Federal and State laws, County codes and ordinances, Departmental rules and regulations, and various policies.
“Through all my work experience, I’ve dealt with individuals and entities in the public and private sectors that has given me great awareness of how things work.”
Originally from Pepe‘ekeo, Antonio has lived on Hawaii island all of his life.