Experience

In addition to ten years of experience working as a server in the restaurant industry, I've also been serving my community in the following capacities.

Current Positions:

Guardian Ad Litem for kids in Foster Care (I investigate their situation, make recommendations to the judge regarding placement and service plan - casahawaii.org)

Committee Clerk, House Committee on Public Safety, Hawaiʻi State Legislature

Executive Assistant, Pono Hawaiʻi Initiative, a 501-(c)(4) nonprofit

Secretary, Hawaiʻi Reef and Ocean Coalition (HIROC)

Founding Member, The Common Good Coalition

Environmental Justice Chair, Young Progressives Demanding Action Hawaiʻi Chapter (YPDA Hawaiʻi)

Multiple positions with the Democratic Party of Hawaiʻi:

  • Region 9 Chair (House Districts 48, 49, 50, 51)
  • State Central Committee Rep for Senate District 24
  • Environmental Caucus Secretary
  • Oʻahu County Rules Committee Windward Representative

Past Positions:

District Chair, Democratic Party of Hawaiʻi

Legislative Aide, Hawaiʻi State Legislature (Office of Senator Laura Thielen)

Reading tutor, Kalihi-Kai Elementary School

English Tutor, Project SHINE (Students Helping in Naturalization of Elders)

Foster Care volunteer, Hawaiian Humane Society

Children's Care Coordinator, Hawai‘i Palms English School

Volunteer, UH Mānoa Study Abroad Program

Service Learning Volunteer, Leahi Hospital

 

Childhood extracurricular activities included:

Girl Scouts, Theater, Martial Arts, Gymnastics, and Hula.

 

I look forward to utilizing the skills and lessons I learned while serving you as the next Representative for State House District 49.