• Fountain at Yerba Buena
  • San Francisco
  • Yerba Buena, San Francisco
  • Pohnpei

Professional Experience

2015-present Outreach Director, Center for Pacific Islands Studies, School of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa.
2015-present Cooperating Faculty, Doctorate in Professional Educational Practice, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
2015-present Affiliate Faculty, Indigenous Politics Program, Department of Political Science, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
2002-2015 Associate Professor of Information Technology & Coordinator, Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Technology, Kapi'olani Community College (hired as Instructor in 2002, tenured & promoted to Assistant Professor in 2007, promoted to Associate Professor in 2011)
2004-2005 Consultant/Grant Reviewer, Hewlett-Packard Technology for Teaching Grant Initiative, International Society for Technology in Education
2000-2001 Lecturer, Computers and Information Sciences, Chaminade University, Honolulu
1997-present Lecturer, Educational Technology/Learning Design and Technology Department, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa.
1997-2000 Academic Advisor, Outreach College, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
1993-1996 Junior Specialist (Academic Advisor), Office of Student Academic Services, College of Education, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
1991-1993 Computer Specialist II, Arts & Sciences Student Services Office, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Grants

2015 Grant Support, National Resource Centers Program grant and Foreign Language and Areas Studies Fellowships Program grant, US Department of Education. $228K per year for four years for the NRC grant, $177K per year for four years for the FLAS grant.
2015 Co-leader, UH Community Colleges Pasefika Passion Pipeline (3P) to recruit and retain Pacific Islanders in higher education, $125K
2013 Co-leader, UH Community Colleges Part Time Student Project: Peer Mentoring for Online HAW Language Class, $19K
2011 Project Lead, College Access Challenge Grant (Hawai'i P20), Distance Learning Student Technology Help Desk, $61K
2009 Project Lead, Improving and Expanding Distance Learning Across the UHCC System, Career and Technical Education Program Improvement Mini-Grants, $100K 2008 Project Lead, Distance Learning and Technology-Enhanced Learning, 2008-2011, $535K
2008 Co-leader, Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 Grant to Recruit, Support and Graduate More Male Educational Paraprofessionals, $19K
2005 Co-leader, Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 Grant for Recruitment and Retention of Women in Information Technology, $7K