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Hawaii Community Foundation
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The work of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation is carried out by a highly motivated team of talented individuals.

Executive Office
Micah Kāne - President & Chief Executive Officer
Nella Kauwenaole – Executive Assistant to the President & Chief Executive Officer
Kawehi Yim – Executive Assistant
Tom Kelly – Vice President of Knowledge, Evaluation and Learning
Jamee Kunichika - Vice President of Special Projects and Operational Support

Finance, Administration & Information Solutions
Wally Chin - Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Lynn Shimono – Controller
Robert Abad – Senior Accountant
Carla Pang – Senior Accountant – Operating Fund
Linda Takehara – Accounting Assistant
Tess Dela Rama – Front Office Administrator
Gloria Romuar – Administrative Support Coordinator
Luis Pascual Jr. – Systems Architect
Cheryl Kaneshiro – Knowledge Management Specialist

Communications
Lynelle Marble – Senior Director of Communications
Jana Alamillo – Executive Assistant, Communications
L. Chips DaMate – Senior Communications Officer
Catherine Howland – Associate Director of Communications
Joanne Watase-Yang – Communications Officer
Chris Archambault – Senior Web Solutions Architect

Community Grants & Investments
Amy Luersen – Senior Vice President of Community Grants & Investments
Michelle Kauhane - Vice President of Community Grants and Investments
Jaime Hinaga, Executive Assistant to the SVP of Community Grants & Investments
Pam Funai – Program Director, Community Grants & Investments
Tom Matsuda – Program Director, Community Grants & Investments
Ophelia Bitanga-Isreal – Program Officer, Community Grants & Investments
Larissa Kick – Senior Program Officer, Community Grants & Investments
Mary-Joy Llaguno – Program Assistant, Community Grants & Investments
Elise Von Dohlen – Program Officer, Community Grants & Investments
Susan Maltezo – Senior Grants Manager, Community Grants & Investments
Lisha Kimura – Program Associate, Community Grants & Investments
Christel Wuerfel – Program Associate, Community Grants & Investments
Iolani Castro – Program Assistant, Community Grants & Investments
Kayla Mae Abalos – Program Assistant, Community Grants & Investments

Engagement, Culture, & Donor Experience
Kate Lloyd – Senior Vice President of Engagement, Culture & Donor Experience
Miya Zialcita – Executive Assistant
Martha Hanson – Director, Donor Relations
Ethan Wung – Development Data Manager
Kevin Rapp – Donor Relations Officer
Leo Amador – Donor Relations Assistant
Jaedine Ehia – Senior Scholarship Associate
Tara Shibuya – Senior Scholarship Officer
George Seymour – Scholarship Associate
Ken Hasegawa – Senior Scholarship Administrator
Lydia Clements – Vice President of Foundation and Corporate Partnerships
Diane Chadwick – Director of Community Philanthropy - Hawai‘i Island
Malu Debus– Philanthropy Officer - Hawai‘i Island
Chelsey Chow – Philanthropy Officer - Hawai‘i Island
Inger Tully – Senior Philanthropy Officer - Maui County
Hannah Werth – Senior Philanthropy Associate - Maui County
Darcie Yukimura – Director of Community Philanthropy - Kaua‘i
Uri Martos – Philanthropy Officer - Kaua‘i

Development & General Counsel
Tina Santos – Executive Assistant to the SVP of Development & General Counsel
Myles Shibata – Vice President of Development
Kawena Beaupre – Senior Director of Gifts & Compliance; Associate General Counsel
Jen-L Lyman - Director of Philanthropic Partnerships
Eric La’a – Senior Development Officer
Courtney Ikeda – Development Services Manager
Ipo Ehia – Gifts & Compliance Associate

Strategies, Initiatives & Networks
Chris Van Bergeijk – Senior Vice President of Strategies, Initiatives & Network
Lisa Rodrigues – Executive Assistant to the SVP of Strategies, Initiatives & Networks
Piikea Miller – Program Director, Strategies, Initiatives & Networks
Dana Okano – Program Director, Strategies, Initiatives & Networks
Jolie Wanger - Program Officer, Strategies, Initiatives & Networks
Justina Acevedo-Cross, Program Director, Strategies, Initiatives & Networks 
Robbie Kane – Director of Programs · Omidyar Initiatives - Strategies, Initiatives & Networks
Natalie Millon – Senior Program Assistant · Omidyar Initiatives - Strategies, Initiatives & Networks
Amani Love - Program Associate, Strategies, Initiatives & Networks