The Businessman/Entrepreneur, Our man of the Hour Mr. Kin Hui

Friday June 1, 2018

A man of great stature, power and wealth. A man whose philosophy in life is to give back to the community. He has a proven record of successfully establishing and managing real estate portfolios and related businesses. Our Man of the Hour is none other than Mr. Kin Hui, son of a structural engineer and architect.

Mr. Hui has been active in the acquisition, development and management of real properties in Southern California since the early 1990’s. He has been a founding partner and President of Pacific Design Group since 1997, a Managing Partner of Singpoli Investment, LLC since 1992 and the Managing Member of Singpoli Pacifica, LLC since 2007. He founded a charitable foundation devoted to helping disadvantaged children. He is a holder of a California General Contractor license and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Woodbury University with major in Interior Designs and minor in Business Administration.

As Co-Chairman and President of Toucan Interactive Corp. since April 22, 2016, he also serves as Chief Executive Officer at Singpoli Capital Corporation. He co-founded Singpoli Construction Inc. in 1992 and has been its President and Chief Executive Officer since. Owner and Manager of a group of companies commonly known as the Singpoli Group, Mr. Hui is a managing member of BDK with decades of experience with executive management, real estate development and investment which provide him with the qualifications and skills most needed in these spheres.

Singpoli Financial Service established in 2016 was to provide clients with one-stop services such as insurance, mortgage and private banking. Singpoli is divided into 3 words and its Chinese meaning for these are: “Sing” (integrity, sincerity and credibility), “Po” ( protection and preservation) and lastly “Li” (profitability). As a whole Singpoli stands for honesty, protecting the best interests of clients, investors and employees. Professionalism and Integrity make up the core of the business. Singpoli is avowed to be the honest solution for successful Transpacific real estate business.

Mr. Kin Hui has invested in 8sian Media, the first and largest Chinese/ Asian focused multichannel network across global social networks and video sites. With over 200 million video views, the advertising platform includes millions of video impressions in sites like YouTube, Amazon, ITunes, Netflix, Hulu, Viki, Google Play and DailyMotion. They also have the largest Asian- American targeted out of home (OOH) digital TV signage network with over 100 signed locations reaching more than 3 million viewers per month. Their business is to help out international content owners distribute and monetize content in China with the ability to reach 600 million smartphones and over 500 millions online video users.

They are in partnership with top television networks in China, including Hunan, SMG, Zhejiang, Anhui, CCTV and CNTV. With experts in social/video advertising, they take insights learned from one platform and use them to better target audiences on others. Understanding other countries’ culture and languages is also at the heart of what they do, which allows them to tailor their approach to unique markets across the world.

Mr. Kin Hui has created Evolution Management bringing new ideas to the region with his investments in restaurants. As a food enthusiast himself, he brought trendy Chinese restaurants and bars like Triple 8 China Bar & Grill in LA LIVE and Li Orient Asian Bar & Restaurant located at the US Bank Tower, which had its successful grand opening last February 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA. More future projects to look forward to are in the works, there’s phase 2 of DusitD2 Hotel Constance in Pasadena which will be opening by the end of summer and an entertainment center which will be bringing in more businesses plus employment in the West Covina area. A recent press conference was held at DusitD2 Hotel Constance for the 2nd Annual ASEAN FEST 2018 which was held last May 26, 2018 at the Puente Hills Mall in Azusa CA. First time festival participant, DusitD2 Hotel Constance conducted their first lucky draw for a staycation package in their lovely boutique hotel in Pasadena.

Among Mr. Kin Hui’s many activities and events, we remember this year’s Rose Parade wherein the Singpoli Float “Rising Above” won the Sweepstakes trophy at the 129th Tournament of Roses Parade as the most beautiful entry encompassing float design, floral presentation and entertainment. This is their 5th award winning float, winning 4 awards sponsoring floats every year since 2014. The “Rising Above” theme is about… “No matter how difficult life maybe, we can rise above and overcome adversity and make a difference”.

Aside from being a successful businessman/ entrepreneur, Mr. Kin Hui is very much involved in a lot of different charities. He’s the founder of Kin Hui Charity devoted to helping orphaned special needs children. Among other charities are a variety of regional nonprofits affiliated with prestigious local institutions, such as the Pasadena Symphony and Pops, Los Angeles Chinese American Museum and University of California, Irvine, indeed he has many accomplishments and awards. He has been honored by the Los Angeles County Chinese American Sheriff Advisory Committee and awarded the “World Elite Chinese Businessperson by the Overseas Chinese Business Exchange.

In 2016, Los Angeles Business Journal awarded him an “Asian Business Award” to acknowledge his COVER STORY contribution to the L.A. business community. In 2016 it was the “Congressional Leadership Award” from Congresswoman Judy Chu and in 2017, Singpoli Group, LLC. was honored as the 49th Assembly District’s 2017 Small Business of the Year in recognition of its long-standing support of the community. Aside from being “CEO of the Year” presented by the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership he currently serves as Honorary Chair of the Board of Trustees for ASEAN People’s Association of Los Angeles. Kin Hui received his honorific, ‘Dato’, in 2017 when he was awarded the Dato’ Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP) by His Royal Highness Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Sultan Abu Bakar, the Sultan of Pahang, Malaysia.

In October, American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Pasadena Branch presented to Kin Hui its “Corporate Award” to acknowledge his contribution to the local community. Mr. Kin Hui’s inspiration to reach out to the community and other cultures believes that it’s a great way to network, bring cultures together and through cooperation, these partnerships whether new or long standing will continue to enrich the community that he calls home, the Greater Los Angeles area.


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