Jade Butay

Jade Butay

Member, Ex-Officio


Jade Butay serves as a member, ex-officio, of the Board of Directors for the Board of Water Supply (BWS). He is Director for the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), a role he assumed as of November 1, 2017. 

Prior to this, Butay served as Deputy Director of Administration for HDOT, a role he had held since January 2015, and the Deputy Director at the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR). Butay also served as Deputy Director of Adminstration for HDOT from 2011 to 2013. Before working in State government, Butay served in various leadership positions in the private sector.

Butay received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Hawaii and Masters in Business Administration from Babson College.