top of page


Our Approach

Kaua‘i Civil, LLC is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm, based on the island of Kaua‘i, offering services statewide, Providing both Civil Engineering and Landscape Architecture allows us to creatively collaborate to produce seamlessly designed sites.


We take pride in providing high quality services and excellent communication with our clients. We approach each project as an opportunity to serve the people of Hawai‘i and care for the ‘āina. Whether public, private, commercial, or residential, the Kaua‘i Civil team is dedicated to delivering projects of all scales with thoughtfulness, innovation, and integrity.

Our Team


Devin Swanson, PE

Owner + Project Manager

Devin was born on the island of Kauaʻi and raised in the town of Kīlauea. After finishing his studies at Kauaʻi Community College, he then transferred to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa to complete his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Following graduation, Devin remained in Honolulu where he worked as a Civil Engineer in private consulting. While he enjoyed his time and experience gained on Oahu, the magic of the garden isle was calling him back home, leading to the start of Kaua'i Civil, LLC in 2021.

Devin’s experience primarily includes the planning and design of water and wastewater systems, site development, and grading & drainage improvements. He has experience with public and private projects and has worked in every county in the state,

License #20043-C

Nicole headshots-12_edited.jpg

Nicole M. Swanson, ASLA

Owner + Project Manager

Nicole was born and raised in Kona, Hawai‘i. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in New York. Desiring to contribute to her home of Hawai‘i, Nicole began her landscape architecture career at PBR HAWAII & Associates in Honolulu, where she became an associate and enjoyed managing a variety of public and private projects across the state.  After starting a family, Nicole joined Kaua‘i Civil to lead their landscape architecture practice. In design, Nicole values the human-environment relationship and believes healthier landscapes make for healthier people and communities.

License #19680

bottom of page