Mabel De Silva, Poʻo


Areas of Expertise and Experience:

Hawaiian Culture, Community Outreach, Veteran’s Affairs

Philosophy on Life: 

Live each day with aloha for our ʻohana and the ʻāina.

Robert Yamada II


Areas of Expertise and Experience:

Program Administration, Construction Manager, Engineer/Inspector, Contract Management

Philosophy on Life: 

Go slow to go fast.

Kamuela Bannister


Areas of Expertise:

  • Grant Writing/Reporting/Budget Projection
  • Community Outreach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing
  • Event Planning
  • Fundraising/Giving Campaigns
  • Volunteer Management
  • Program Management
  • Motivating staff to reach their highest potential in terms of the quality of their work, meeting professional standards including timelines, budget goals, and logistics

Philosophy on Life:

  • Be the aloha you wish to see in this world  – Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi

Robert Shimamoto


Areas of Expertise and Experience: 

Veteran Affairs, Hawaiian Culture, Communication (stories)

Philosophy on Life: 

Live and let live. 

Not Pictured: 

Moana Ulu Ching, Director