Director of Operations
Michael Keolamau Tengan
Teaching Assistant & Archaeology Assistant
President Vice-President Secretary Officer
Dr. Hokulani Holt Nanifay Paglinawan Nicole Hokoana Kalena Eaton
Dr. Hokulani Holt
Dr. Hokulani Holt has been the Kumu Hula for Pāʻū O Hi’iaka for over 35 years. She has devoted her professional and personal time to many aspects of Hawaiian culture throughout the islands. Hōkūlani was a founding member, a parent, and a Director of Pūnana Leo O Maui Hawaiian Language Preschool. She was the first Maui Site Coordinator for Nä Pua No’eau, The Center for Gifted and Talented Native Hawaiian Children, she was the Culture and Education Manager for the Kaho’olawe Island Reserve Commission and currently works at the UH Maui College, Director at Kahikina o Ka Lā. Hōkūlani is a cultural/lineal descendant of the Kaʻehu Bay area, aka Kauahea.
Nanifay Paglinawan has her Bachelorʻs Degree in Psychology and recently retired from Women Helping Women as a Counselor and Women and Childrenʻs Advocate for the past 40 years on the island of Maui. Paglinawan was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for her service and dedication to serving women and children of Maui County in the area of domestic violence.
Nicole Hokoana has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy. She has worked with youth on middle and high school campuses, with young adults at University of Hawai Maui College and with families at Child & Family Service. She served as a Program Director and Individual/Family Therapist at Child & Family Service for 4 years. She currently works at Maui Behavior Health Resources.
Kalena Eaton has a Bachelorʻs Degree in Family Resource Management and Masterʻs degree in Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. She has worked with youth of all ages as a Mentor Health Coordinator at the Department of Health, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Division and was the Director Services Specialist IV for the Queen Liliuokalani Childrenʻs Center. She is currently working at Maui Waena Intermediate School as a youth counselor.