Kaiwipuni "Punihei" Lipe
Interim Director of IHLRT; UH Mānoa Native Hawaiian Affairs Program Officer
Education
PhD Education Administration, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
MSCP Counseling Psychology, Chaminade University
BA Hawaiian Studies, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Kaiwipuni "Punihei" Lipe
Email: kaiwipun@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-2697
Fax: (808) 956- 4153
Address:

2500 Campus Road, Hawaiʻi Hall 202
Honolulu, HI 96822

Dr. Kaiwipunikauikawēkiu Punihei Lipe is the interim director of the Institute for Hawaiian Language Research and Translation (IHLRT) and also serves as the UH Mānoa Native Hawaiian Affairs Program Officer in the Office of the President. As the interim director of the IHLRT, she oversees operations of the Institute, works on strategic partnerships and development, and helps to connect the translated material to relevant stakeholders. As the Native Hawaiian Affairs Program Officer, she oversees strategic implementation of recommendations to help make UH Mānoa a Hawaiian place of learning. Dr Lipe sees the work that comes of out of IHLRT as a foundational element of her Native Hawaiian Affairs work.