Mr. Kahata has worked as a Fireman at DCA in year 1968. To continue his career, he attended a Fireman Course in Melbourne Australia in year 1973.

Leaving the limelight of serving the people, he worked at Seeto Kui Lae as Branch Manager from 1983 to 1990.

He also joined Riback Stevedoring as Car Ship Supervisor until the company has dissolved.

Serving for his community again, he  now works as an active Chairman of Hengali Congregation , Executive Member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church Parish Council and now as a new member of AIL Board.

Mr. Kahata is also a registered member of PNG Institute of Directors.