• 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


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