Board of Directors

 
 

Jan E. Hanohano Dill,

Vice Chair

 
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Jan E. Hanohano Dill, Vice Chair, is a Native Hawaiian and has been involved in educational activities in the Native Hawaiian community for more than 24 years. He has spearheaded many successful new initiatives in the areas of preschool education through adult education. He has been involved in multiple grassroots efforts to promote the welfare of the Native Hawaiian community.

Current affiliations: Weinberg Fellow; advisory committee for the Henry & Dorothy Castle Memorial Fund; advisory board for the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources; President of Strategic Solutions, Inc.; President and former Chair of Partners in Development Foundation.
 


 

Rosanne K. Goo,

Secretary/Treasurer

 
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Rosanne K. Goo, Secretary and Treasurer, is a Native Hawaiian attorney with a private practice in Kāne‘ohe, Hawai‘i, specializing in trust and estate work which has been her primary area of focus for more than 25 years. It has been of particular professional interest to Rosie to help families work through their trust and estate issues without the need to resort to litigation. On Molokaʻi, she helps tend Maileola Farms.

Current affiliations: member of the Hawaii State Bar Association. 


 

‘Iokepa DeSantos,

Chairman of the Board

 
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‘Iokepa DeSantos, Chairman of the Board, joined the Board in 2013. As a Native Hawaiian, he has been involved in teaching the Hawaiian language and culture including songs and chants for over 23 years. He is part of a hula halau (group) that performs internationally. He has worked with Native Hawaiian and other at-risk youth in counseling settings and correctional environments. He has been serving as the Hawaiian Cultural Specialist for various programs serving in Native Hawaiian communities since 2007. He provides a strong cultural perspective to the Board.

Current affiliations: Hawaiian Cultural Specialist, Partners in Development Foundation; Hawaiian Language Consultant, Chanter, Musician for the renowned Halau Hula O Kawaili‘ula.