Roland Yamamoto

Roland Yamamoto

Roland Yamamoto is a Director, Producer and Writer for television, computer games, documentary films, websites, and multimedia.

Currently, he is the VP of Communications & Marketing at Penza Sports, a Redmond, WA manufacturer of sports training equipment; the senior partner of The Kukui Media Group, a Hawaiʻi-based TV production company; and the Creative Director of Earlybird & Friends, a Redmond, WA creative agency for multimedia marketing. 

Formerly, Roland was a Co-founder of Wirestone, a national IT firm, President of LiveWire Interactive, a Seattle creative agency, and Production Manager of KITV-4 (ABC station, Honolulu). 

Personal Accomplishments

  • Media awards include the Tellys, Houston Film Festival, NY Film Festival, TV Broadcast, ProMax, Iris, CINDY, Emerald City, and Parenting Magazine.
  • Professional Ski Instructors of America
  • Shodan, Washington Karate Association
  • Education: University of Hawaii and University of Southern California.
  • Married and father of 3 sons.