Staff Profiles

Meet our staff below!


Brian J. Walther, SRA, AI-RRS

Brian J. Walther, SRA, AI-RRS, is a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He was awarded the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute. The SRA designation, the Appraisal Institute's most prestigious for its members who practice primarily residential appraisal, is held by real estate solutions providers who are experienced in the analysis and valuation of residential real property. Brian is also the first appraiser in Hawaii to be awarded the AI-RRS designation by the Appraisal Institute. The AI-RRS designation is held by appraisers who are experienced in residential appraisal review. Brian is an active member of the Hawaii Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and served as the 2018 president and regional representative. He previously served the chapter as vice president, alternate regional representative, secretary/treasurer/finance chair, director, chair of the candidate guidance committee, and nominating committee member. Brian is the current chairperson of the State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Real Estate Appraiser Advisory Committee. He was appointed to the committee in 2013 and previously served as vice-chairperson (2015 to 2018). Brian was also appointed by the State of Hawaii to serve as a consultant for the Regulated Industries Complaints Office (2010 to present). Brian is a State of Hawaii Certified Residential Appraiser* and is certified by HUD to do FHA appraisals and by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to do VA appraisals. 

*CRA # 863, Expires 12/31/2019

Brian J. Walther, SRA, AI-RRS  

900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 1060

Honolulu, HI 96813-3722

Phone: (808) 524-3222

Fax: (808) 536-3446

E-mail: bw@uyetake.com


Kathy Ann Oshiro

Kathy Oshiro has done everything at our company.  She started more than 25 years ago as a bookkeeper, then became office manager; and has been a full-time certified appraiser since 2002.  Her dedication to our company and the appraisal profession is the strength of the company.  She is a State of Hawaii Certified Residential Appraiser* and is certified by HUD to do FHA appraisals and by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to do VA appraisals.

*CRA # 638, Expires 12/31/2019

Kathy Ann Oshiro  

900 Fort Street Mall

Suite 1060

Honolulu, HI 96813-3722

Phone: (808) 524-3222

Fax: (808) 536-3446

E-mail: ks@uyetake.com


Dustin Suekawa

Born and raised in Honolulu, Dustin Suekawa is a graduate of Santa Clara University located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California.  He is also a licensed real estate agent with Century 21 iProperties Hawaii and member of the Honolulu Board of Realtors, Hawaii Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors.  During his free time, Dustin is a volunteer member with the Ginowan Okinawan Club and helps at various events and fundraisers.  Before joining Uyetake, Uyetake & Associates, he accumulated more than seven years of experience working in both public and private school settings helping students build strong foundations for the future.  Dustin is a State of Hawaii Certified Residential Appraiser.*  

*CRA #1221, Expires 12/31/2019

Dustin Suekawa  

900 Fort Street Mall

Suite 1060

Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: (808) 524-3222

Fax: (808) 536-3446

E-mail: ds@uyetake.com


Sydney M. Kimura

Sydney M. Kimura was born and raised in Honolulu.  She graduated from ‘Iolani School in 2015 and then attended the University of Northern Colorado where she graduated in May of 2019 with a mathematics degree, emphasis in applied statistics.  At the University of Northern Colorado, Sydney was a scholar-athlete and an athletic scholarship recipient on the swimming and diving team for four years.  She was on the Dean’s Honor Roll during the 2015-2016 school year and the WAC Division-I Conference All Academic Honors List from 2016 to 2019.  Sydney was also part of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.  On the weekends she spends her time teaching swim lessons to children at the Oahu Club.  In her free time she enjoys working out and spending time with her family.









Tammy M. Walther

Tammy M. Walther offers a unique background with experience in both residential and commercial real estate appraising.  Tammy is a State of Hawaii Certified General Appraiser* and previously worked for John Child & Company assisting on the appraisal of various commercial properties on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island.  Tammy was born and raised in Honolulu.  She is a graduate of Punahou School and Northwestern University. 

*CGA # 843, Expires 12/31/2019

Tammy M. Walther  

900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 1060

Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: (808) 524-3222

Fax: (808) 536-3446

E-mail: admin@uyetake.com




Diane M. Uyetake

Diane M. Uyetake is the executive assistant of our company.  Diane graduated from the University of Hawaii with a master's degree in education and taught at Punahou School for 16 years.

Diane M. Uyetake 

900 Fort Street Mall

Suite 1060

Honolulu, HI 96813-3722

Phone: (808) 524-3222

Fax: (808) 536-3446


Sidney S. Uyetake, SRA

Sidney S. Uyetake has been appraising residential properties in Honolulu for the past 42 years and was the eighth appraiser to be certified by the State of Hawaii. He is a graduate of the University of Hawaii with a degree in Real Estate. The University of Hawaii College of Business awarded him Outstanding Senior in Real Estate in 1975. He is a member of the Appraisal Institute and was awarded the SRA Designation in 1981. The SRA designation, the Institute's most prestigious for its members who practice primarily residential appraisal, is held by real estate solutions providers who are experienced in the analysis and valuation of residential real property.  He is a State of Hawaii Certified Residential Appraiser* and is certified by HUD to do FHA appraisals. Many lenders have put him on a "preferred" or "premier" list of approved appraisers.

*CRA # 008, Expires 12/31/2019

Sidney S. Uyetake, SRA  

900 Fort Street Mall

Suite 1060

Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: (808) 524-3222

Fax: (808) 536-3446

E-mail: ss@uyetake.com