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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS FACULTY AND STAFF

Anela Akana
Anela Akana
Communications Lead, Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Center
Email: anelaa@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-429-9117
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Rosie Alegado
Director, Ulana ʻIke Center of Excellence; Associate Professor, Dept of Oceanography; C-MORE; Sustainability Faculty
Email: rosie.alegado@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-6859
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Pelika Andrade
Pelika Andrade
Education and Community Engagement Specialist
Email: pelikaok@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 960-8001
Udi Butler
Udi Mandel Butler
Climate Action Program Manager, Hawaiʻi Climate Commission
Email: udi@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7031
Una Ching
Una Ching
Human Resource Specialist
Email: uching@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-2874
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Brooke Cleveland
Assistant Volunteer Program Coordinator, Hanauma Bay
Email: brookehc@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 397-5840
Fax: (808) 395-0468
Wesley Crile
Wesley Crile
Coastal Dune Restoration Specialist
Email: wcrile@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 359-3689
Heather Dudock
Heather Dudock
Assistant Communications Leader; Multimedia Specialist
Email: hdudock@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-2415
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Dolan Eversole
Dolan Eversole
Coastal Processes Specialist
Email: eversole@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-9780
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Nick Kawelakai Farrant
Nick Kawelakai Farrant
Coastal Community Resilience Specialist
Email: nfarrant@hawaii.edu
Bradley (Kai) Fox
Bradley (Kai) Fox
Project and Partner Coordinator, Center for Sustainable Aquaculture and Coastal Resources; Aquaculture Extension Specialist
Email: bradleyf@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 291-2623
Oceana P Francis
Professor, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Sustainability Faculty
Email: oceanaf@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-6555
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Shellie Habel
Shellie Habel
Research Coastal Geologist; Peter Rappa Fellow 2017
Email: skey@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 798-6967
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Katy Hintzen
Katy Hintzen
Coastal Resilience Specialist; Project and Partner Coordinator, Ulana 'Ike Center of Excellence
Email: hintzen@hawaii.edu
Dennis Hwang
Coastal Hazard Mitigation Specialist
Email: djh@opgilaw.com
Phone: (808) 544-8608
Fax: (808) 531-8628
Gavin Iwai
Gavin Iwai
Hanauma Bay Outreach Coordinator
Email: giwai@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 397-5840
Fax: (808) 395-0468
Sara Kahanamoku
Sara Kahanamoku
Junior Researcher, Ulana ʻIke Center of Excellence
Email: sskahana@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7031
Cherie Kauahi
Cherie Kauahi
Aquaculture Extension Specialist
Email: ckauahi@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 430-8207
Cindy Knapman
Communications Leader
Email: lknapman@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7410
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Jonathan Lance
Jonathan Lance
Climate Justice Specialist, Hawaiʻi Climate Commission
Email: jlance@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-425-3950
Melanie Lander
Melanie Lander
Community Planning & Design Extension Specialist; Peter Rappa Fellow 2016
Email: mlander@hawaii.edu
Elyse Larson
Élyse Larsen
Administrative Services Manager
Email: elysehan@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-3010
Scott Laursen
Scott Laursen
Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Center Climate Adaptation Extension Specialist
Email: slaursen@hawaii.edu
Phone: (307) 699-0123
Rachel CF Lentz
Science Writer; Communications Specialist
Email: rlentz@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-2415
Beth Lenz
Beth Lenz
Assistant Director for Diversity and Community Engagement; Knauss Fellow 2020
Email: ealenz@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-4284
Fax: (808) 956-3014
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Darren Lerner
Director
Email: lerner@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7031
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Kaiwipuni "Punihei" Lipe
Kaiwipuni "Punihei" Lipe
Interim Director of IHLRT; UH Mānoa Native Hawaiian Affairs Program Officer
Email: kaiwipun@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-2697
Fax: (808) 956- 4153
Morgan Mamizuka
Volunteer Program Coordinator, Hanauma Bay Education Program
Email: mamizuka@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 394-1374
Fax: (808) 395-0468
Lisa Medeiros
Program Management Specialist
Email: heindl@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7031
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Wendy Meguro
Director, Center for Smart Building and Community Design; Associate Professor, School of Architecture; Sustainability Faculty
Email: meguro@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-6859
Fax: (808) 956-3014
eileen nalley
Eileen Nalley
Fisheries Extension Specialist
Email: enalley@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-3349
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Craig Nelson
Associate Researcher, Dept of Oceanography; C-MORE; Sustainability Faculty
Email: craig.nelson@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-6859
Fax: (808) 956-0581
Kevin Nishimura
Kevin Nishimura
Administrative Officer
Email: kpnishim@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-3009
Fax: (808) 956-3014
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Darren Okimoto
Associate Director; Extension Leader
Email: okimotod@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7031
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Tara Owens
Tara Owens
Coastal Processes Extension Specialist
Email: taram@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 463-3868
Fax: (808) 270-1775
KristinPada
Kristin Pada
Program Management Specialist
Email: kmpada@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7032
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Ruby Pap
Coastal Land Use Extension Specialist
Email: rpap@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 241-4183
Fax: (808) 241-6699
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Eileen Peppard
Project and Partnership Coordinator, Center for Smart Building and Community Design; Sustainability Specialist
Email: epeppard@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-2861
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Hal Richman
Information Technology Specialist
Email: hrichman@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7031
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Michael J Roberts
Associate Professor, Dept of Economics; Sustainability Faculty
Email: mjrobert@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-6859
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Brad Romine
Bradley M. Romine
Coastal Resilience Extension Specialist; Deputy Director - Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Center (PI-CASC) university consortium
Email: romine@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-3013
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Anne Nanea Rosa
Marine Education Specialist
Email: annerosa@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7031
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Kanesa Seraphin
Kanesa Duncan Seraphin
Assistant Director for Education; Director, Center for Marine Science Education
Email: kanesa@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 225-1753
Fax: (808) 956-9486
Thor Seraphin
Thor Seraphin
Multimedia Specialist
Email: thors@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 635-3213
Melanie Swick
Melanie Swick
Maui Nui Climate Change and Community Specialist, Hawaiʻi Climate Commission
Email: swickm@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7031
Emma Tovar
Emma Tovar
Education Specialist, Hanauma Bay Education Program
Email: emtovar@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 397-5840
Bill Unruh
Bill Unruh
Climate Outreach Leader, Hawaiʻi Climate Commission
Email: unruh@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 583-0797
Jennifer VanderVeur
Jennifer VanderVeur
Climate Grants Manager, Hawaiʻi Climate Commission
Email: veur@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-583-0795
Mehana Vaughan
Associate Professor, NREM; Sustainability Faculty
Email: mehana@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-6859
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Maya Walton
Assistant Director for Research and Fellowships; Knauss Fellow 2014
Email: waltonm@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-6992
Fax: (808) 956-3014
Amy Wirts
Amy Wirts
Coastal Lands Program Coordinator
Email: awirts@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-7031
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