Na Makamae

Na Makamae: Paul, Tūtū and Me

January 27, 2020

Paul Chun is the Program Accountant/ Budget Analyst for all 13 teams of our Tūtū and Me Traveling Preschool. Affectionately called the “money man,” Paul is loved by all who encounter him.

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Na Makamae: Kasey, Ka Paʻalana

December 27, 2019

Kasey Galariada has been with our Ka Paʻalana Homeless Family Education Program for over 10 years.

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Na Makamae: Craig, Safety

November 26, 2019

Our Na Makamae for November is Craig Okutani, the Safety Manager for PIDF who is known for his diligence and humor.

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Na Makamae: Ross, Pili A Paʻa

October 30, 2019

Ross Pagat has been with our Pili a Paʻa program for 7 years and is known for his work ethic and aloha.

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Na Makamae: Dawn, Tūtū and Me

September 27, 2019

Dawn Taniyama works with our Tūtū and Me Traveling Preschool team in Kona, bringing her passion and drive to the community there for several years.

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Na Makamae: Aaron Mahi, Hui Nohona

June 28, 2019

Our Na Makamae for June is a face familiar to many: Aaron Mahi, a Hawaiian cultural specialist assistant with our Hui Nohona team.

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Na Makamae: Alana, Hui Hoʻomalu

May 30, 2019

Creative, hard-working, and humble — those are the words most often used to describe our Na Makamae for May: Alana Power, Community Liaison for Hui Hoʻomalu in West Hawaiʻi.

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Na Makamae: Cheri, Ka Paʻalana

April 30, 2019

The first thing you notice when you walk into a room with Cheri Richards is her loud, infectious laugh.

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Na Makamae: Kūʻike, Kupa ʻAina

March 29, 2019

Kūʻikeokalani “Kūʻike” Kamakea-Ohelo is a Waimānalo native and is the Project Director of our Kupa ʻAina Demonstration Natural Farming Project. He believes in connecting to the land, the importance of the greater ʻāina, and can always be heard saying: “you are what you eat.”

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Na Makamae: Terry, Ka Paʻalana

February 28, 2019

Terry Nakamura believes in authenticity. In his work, he genuinely respects the individuals that he works with and the families that he serves and encourages his staff to do the same.

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