Who We Are

With online tools and digital platforms becoming more prevalent in business operations, companies are able to accumulate valuable data points that, if leveraged properly, can drive operational efficiencies, marketing/growth strategies and revenue outcomes.

As a result, companies now require a convergence of disciplines working together to address their needs.

Upspring is a new breed of digital consultancy, with experts across various fields focusing on data and data-driven insights. Using a multifaceted approach, our database engineers, marketing strategists, business and financial consultants and experience designers work together to provide comprehensive solutions for our clients.

Upspring team collage


Brandon Kurisu
President, aio Digital

Jaime Kinoshita Oliveira
Executive Vice President
Director, aio Digital

Jared I. Kuroiwa
VP, Data Strategy & Analytics
Director, aio Digital

Jessica Yuhara
VP, Marketing & Strategy
Director, aio Digital

Richard Darling
Director, Web/Mobile App Development

Aaron Namba
Director, R&D
Systems Architect

Lisa Miller, CPA
Senior Consultant

Makamae Kahawai
Account Manager, Digital Strategist

Ross Tanouye
Senior Software/Web Developer

Bryson Watabu
Software/Web Developer

Annie Kwok
Digital Producer


(Our sister company and creative/design studio)

Chase Conching
Creative Director

Kevin Goto
Art Director

Jairus Kiyonaga
Project Manager

Reina Robles

Clients we’ve worked with

Located on Bishop Street in the heart of downtown Honolulu, Upspring has worked with businesses of all sizes, across many different industries since our doors opened in 2008.

Pizza Hut Hawaii
Kamehameha Schools
HPM Building Supply
Rehab Hospital of the Pacific
University of Hawaii System of Schools
Ko'olina Resort
Pacific Guardian Life
Merrie Monarch Festival
Aloha United Way
Alan Wong's Restaurants
KTA Super Stores
Grove Farm
Civil Beat Hawaii
Nisei Veterans Legacy Center of Hawaii
Hawaii Food and Wine Festival
Pulama Lanai
L and L Hawaii
Love's Bakery
Kapalua Resorts
Hawaii Executive Conference 2018

Our Culture

As a member of the aio family of companies (aio Digital Group), our culture is firmly rooted in the power of Hawaii’s local values. We believe that these values are truly world-class, and that our people can and should celebrate and share them, both at home and abroad.

At aio, we believe that the real rewards of business are realized in the lives we lead, in the families we raise, and in the communities that nurture us.

Learn more about aio at www.aiohawaii.com

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