Meet our Honolulu Designers
At C.S. Wo & Sons, we understand that a beautiful home is so much more than beautiful furniture.
Since 1909, our expert design team has masterfully drawn on texture, color, and yes, beautiful furniture, to create inspiring rooms and homes that speak to your lifestyle, vision, and personal style.
We start by getting to know you, your home, and your needs, then work with you to bring your dream to life.
Whether you’d like to recreate the look of a room that inspired you, or you’re looking for complete guidance from start to finish, we’ll help translate your vision into a beautiful reality.
Larry has an extensive and varied background in management; he brings with him over 40 years of experience in areas such as production, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, wholesale, and retail and operations. He has been with C. S. Wo & Sons for 25 years. In his spare time, Larry enjoys the great outdoors through travel, golfing, and fishing, and loves spending quality time with his family.
I promise to create a shopping experience that is memorable as well as enjoyable for all of our customers, while meeting and exceeding their expectations.
Karen has taken both design and business courses. She has spent time modeling in Los Angeles and Hawaii but has found her true niche as a Designer.
Karen has worked on numerous projects for architects, interior designers, and developers and is a repeat winner in the Parade of Homes for her interior design work.
Her interests include golf, hula, karaoke, baking, and gardening.
I strive to create eclectic settings, using a mix of different elements while allowing each element to retain its unique flavor.
Linda’s interest in design originated during her college years while working toward her Bachelor of Science in clothing, textiles, and fashion design. Having more than 20 years of interior design experience at C. S. Wo, she takes pride in applying good principles of design. In her free time, Linda enjoys workouts at the gym, yoga, scuba diving, cooking, and sewing.
Complete customer satisfaction is my ultimate goal in helping clients achieve a unique, individual look that is beautiful and comfortable.
Rosa is a well-traveled businesswoman who has conceptualized and designed trade fair booths for themed events and tabletops for parties. She has provided interior design services for staging both homes and condominiums. She is particularly interested in China’s history and culture and has an appreciation for antiquities and their fascinating past.
Good design is an expression that brings out desire to the recipient and satisfaction to the provider without compromising truth, functionality, and sensibility.
Sheila graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Advertising. She joined the Hilton International Career Development Institute and spent 18 years in hotel management, most recently with the Kahala Hotel. Sheila’s design projects have included units at Ko’olani, 1001 Wilder, Harbor Court, Hyatt Regency suites, and Sheraton Suites. Her interests include traveling, shopping, dining, movies, and quiet time.
I consider, first and foremost, the needs and desires of my individual clients. My greatest joy is fulfilling their dreams and providing excellent customer service.
Ross' background in furniture and interior design spans over 10 years; he has served as the Sales and Marketing Manager for a furniture line in California, with three years of furniture sales in Hawaii. He has also worked as an account executive in professional advertising. He has designed spaces in both California such as San Francisco, and Malibu; and for Hawaii properties in Kahala, Portlock, and Ala Moana. In his free time Ross paints, writes, and plays the ukulele; he also enjoys Hawaii's beautiful beaches through swimming and surfing.
My philosophy is to design spaces so the beauty inherent in each piece is displayed to its fullest.
Lisa is fascinated with the human capacity for creating art; she earned her degree in sociology, studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and is an accomplished photographer. She worked in law enforcement, caregiving, and photography before focusing her attention on creating art through interior design at Ashley Furniture. Since then, Lisa has undertaken several special projects for customers, including work at major condominiums such as Symphony Honolulu and Waikiki Landmark as well as a number of homes in Kailua, Kahala, and Hawaii Kai. Her extensive experience with these projects has allowed her to work alongside top designers. Her interests are varied, and include photography, videography, sailing, and working as a hospice volunteer.
It is my passion to give clients the ultimate customer experience. By giving my clients a personal tour through our beautiful showroom or going to my client's home for a private one-on-one design consultation, my goal is to create that perfect space that says 'wow!'
Jason was born in Australia, and studied business there; through his studies and hard work, he became the Maison Director for Louis Vuitton. Working with an international luxury fashion house for 20 years allowed Jason to travel the world extensively. Since coming to C.S. Wo & Sons, he has had the pleasure of assisting clients not only from Oahu, but from Maui and the Big Island. While he loves travelling, Jason also enjoys spending time at home through entertaining and cooking; he explores his artistic side through painting and mixed media arts.
My philosophy is to work with my client to create a unique and personal design that will enhance your life daily. Your home is your sanctuary and should reflect your personality.
Art and design are at the forefront of John's professional and personal life. His experience designing custom furniture has given him the opportunity to create the homes of his clients' dreams. While working for Tokoro Interiors, Inc. in Los Angeles, he specialized in residential interiors for clients in the film industry. His other projects included furniture design for television and movie sets. John was also tasked with launching a new venture of custom-designed furniture with Pictures Plus Hawaii; this unique opportunity allowed him to create innovative pieces using indigenous koa wood. Even on his days off, John pursues creative outlets; he enjoys using pastels, charcoal, and watercolor to create photo-realistic works of portraiture and still-life art.
Listening to and understanding the desires of my clients gives me a platform to create a living environment that exceeds their expectations.