ABOUT US

Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa was established in August, 2003, as a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the value and dignity of every individual who was exiled to the Kalaupapa peninsula beginning in 1866.

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PO Box 1111
Kalaupapa, HI 96742

info.kalaupapa@gmail.com

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ABOUT US

Ka ‘Ohana Leadership

Members of the ‘Ohana Leadership Team participate in a workshop about the history of the movement to save Hale Mohalu.
Photo: ©DeGray Vanderbilt

2019 Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa Board of Directors

 

Clarence “Boogie” Kahilihiwa, President

Pauline Ahulau Chow, Vice President

Charmaine Woodward, Secretary

Kalei Dagulo, Treasurer

Sister Davilyn Ah Chick, Director

Lopaka Ho‘opi‘i  Director

Gloria Marks, Director

Jason Umemoto, Director

DeGray Vanderbilt, Director

Patria Weston-Lee, Director

 

Valerie Monson, Executive Director

 

In Memory of our Great Visionaries

Bernard K. Punikai‘a, Chairman of the Board (2004-2009)

Kuulei Bell, First President (2004-2009)

 

 

Previous Members

of the Board Directors

 

Kalaupapa residents

 

Winifred Harada (2004-2007)

Nellie McCarthy (2007)

Makia Malo (2004-2012)

Kalaupapa residents

 

Winifred Harada (2004-2007)

Nellie McCarthy (2007)

Makia Malo (2004-2012)

 

Family Members & Friends

 

Patrick Boland (2004-2013)

Glenn Harada (2004-2014)

Mark Ellis (2010-2017)

Senator J. Kalani English (2004-2010)

Ka`iulani Hess (2004-2017)

Sol Kaho`ohalahala (2004-2015)

Sister Alicia Damien Lau (2004-2014)

Colette Machado (2004-2017)

Aulani Shiu (2015-2018)

Some of the Board Members of Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa and consultants from Islander Institute after two-day Strategic Planning workshop at Kalaupapa.
Photo: ©DeGray Vanderbilt

Working Committees of Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa

The Kalaupapa Memorial Committee

 

Jason Umemoto, Facilitator; Monica Bacon, Hitoshi Hida, Ka`iulani Hess, Lopaka Ho`opi`i, Kahu Kaleo Patterson, Kehaulani Lum, Kawika McKeague, Anwei Law, Henry Law, Pi`olani Motta, Don Stastny, Jim Stone, DeGray Vanderbilt

 

Governance Committee

 

Sister Davilyn Ah Chick, Patrick Boland, Glenn Harada, Wally Inglis, Tom Pierce, Attorney

 

Kalaupapa Docents

 

Napua Akamu, Lorna Catalani, Haunani Hess, Lopaka Ho`opi`I, Marci Lyons, Kehaulani Lum, DeGray Vanderbilt

 

Leadership Team

 

Pua Akamu, Anne Apo, Monica Bacon, Colin Brede, Lehua Carvalho, Lorna Catalani, Momilani Cheeks, Ka`iulani Hess, Colette Higgins, Wally Inglis, Noelani Kauahikaua, Kalapana Kollars, Marci Lyons, Kehaulani Lum, Maco Waialeale, Mapuana Yuen…and the Board of Directors of

Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa

Our Consultants

 

Kawika McKeague, Jim Stone, Cody Winchester, architects & planners, G70

Guy Nakashima, fundraising consultant, Grant Works Hawai‘i

Tessa Munekiyo Ng, planning and compliance specialist, Munekiyo & Hiraga

Tom Pierce, Attorney-at-Law

Kalaupapa resident Winnie Harada shares her mana‘o at the inaugural workshop of Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa. Mrs. Harada was later elected as first Vice President of Ka ‘Ohana.

Photo: ©Wayne Levin