Experience with Improving Public Education

  • Served as a member of Board of Education
  • Served as a member of Hawaiʻi Teacher Standards Board
  • Served as Chair of the Career and Technical Education Coordinating Advisory Council for UH
  • Experience with Supporting Families out of Homelessness
  • Coordinated free legal clinics at homeless shelters
  • Provided therapeutic foster home to previously homeless teenagers
  • Provide affordable housing opportunities to families qualified for housing assistance

Experience with Solving Problems through Community Collaborations

  • Leveraged private funding to preserve public investment in arts in schools
  • Partnered with community organizations and state agencies to reduce bullying
  • Worked with small businesses and students to produce fundraiser for cancer research

Compensated Work Experiences in Hawaiʻi

  • Gannett Corporation (Honolulu Star-Bulletin): Newspaper Home-Delivery

  • Roberts Hawaiʻi: Car Washer, Reservationist, Beverage Server
  • Hilo Hattie, Pomare, Ltd: retail sales clerk
  • Chowder House (Ward Warehouse): Waitress
  • Monterey Bay Canners (Ward Center): Waitress
  • Volunteer Legal Services Hawaiʻi: Managing Attorney
  • AQuA Rentals, LLC (Affordable Quality Apartment Rentals, LLC): Property Management
  • State of Hawaiʻi, Board of Education: Board Member

Community Service

  • Volunteer with Red Cross of Hawaiʻi (as a youth)
  • Candy-Striper with Kapiʻolani Women and Children’s Hospital (as a youth)
  • Member of Safe Schools Community Advisory Committee for Department of Education
  • Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem for the First Circuit Family Court
  • Coordinator of youth leadership development program (New York)
  • Volunteer with Project Visitation of the Nā Keiki Law Center
  • Volunteer with Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi
  • Pro Bono Attorney for Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii
  • Board of Directors for Kūlia Nā Mamo
  • Board of Directors for Hawaiʻi People’s Fund