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Parent Organization – PTSO

Officers and Parent Class Representatives

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  • Alakaʻi – Officers

    Jessica CambraPresident Jessica Cambra is a legal secretary at a Wailuku law firm. She and her husband Harold have three wonderful sons, Kody (KSM c/o 2019, ASU c/o 2023), Tyler (KSM c/o 2025), and Dylan (ELS c/o 2027). Jessica has served KSM in a variety of roles over the years, including PTSO President, PTSO Secretary, Ho‘olaule‘a Silent Auction Committee Co-Chair, and as a parent volunteer at various events. "KSM is a great school with dedicated teachers, staff, and parents. Being involved with PTSO gives me a chance to give back to our kula and Pauahi, for providing such quality educational experiences and opportunities to our boys. Mahalo nui loa for the chance to serve on the PTSO. I am excited for the start of the next school year!"

     

    Teana Kaho'ohanohanoVice President Teana Kaho‘ohanohano Maui native and Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Class of 2000 Alumna, Teana holds a Master's Degree in Public Health and Administration and over 12 years of experience as a Nursing Home Administrator in California and Hawai’i. She now serves her Maui Nui community as the Licensed Nursing Home Administrator for Hale Makua Health Services, overseeing all operations at the Kahului facility since 2017. Prior to returning to Maui, her two oldest children attended Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i Campus since Kindergarten, before the entire ‘ohana officially moved home in 2019. Teana's most proud to be the mother of 5 children, Kolt (KSM 2026), Melia (KSM 2030), Liliana (KS Paukūkalo), and twins, Hōlei and Kiele. In her free time she enjoys going to the beach, hiking, reading, dancing hula, and spending time with her ‘ohana. "Aloha! What an honor it is to serve as PTO representative for the Class of 2030. It is my passion to continue to give back to nā pua a Pauahi and am looking forward to the years ahead. Imua!"

     

    Chanel GuzmanSecretary Chanel Guzman is a faithful woman after God’s own heart, wife to a kind husband, a devoted mother of three wonderful children; Keali’i (Maui High 2014), Makena Sunset (KSM 2022) & Ka’ikena Surf (KSM 2028), 1st-grade religion education teacher, business owner, hula dancer, community volunteer, tea drinker, quote collector, content creator, book worm, lavender gardener, writer, and DIY enthusiast. "I love helping children learn & grow and have found great joy in volunteering at The Kamehameha Schools and with various athletic teams since my children were little. I believe all children need support and guidance from positive role models. I feel the time invested in these Keiki really shape them positively during their formative years inspiring them to want to serve others. We as a community can have such a great impact on them that they will remember even after they graduate and become industrious members of our community. I look forward to working together with the many parents and teachers who give of their time to fulfill Ke’Ali’i Pauahi’s legacy.

     

    U'ilani Walker-Baricuatro Treasurer U’ilani Walker-Baricuatro is a stay at home mom from Lahaina loves being involved. She has made a lot of good friends while volunteering and looks forward to making more. "Pauahi‘s gift to Hawaiian children has inspired me to volunteer more with KSMC PTSO because without her we wouldn‘t be here."

     
  • Papa Mālaaʻo - 2034 (K)

    Parent Representatives: Angelique Rogat and Nalanipo Sawyer

    Angelique Rogat Angelique Rogat "I am the proud mother of Kaimana (26), Beau (gr 2) and Waimea (K). For the last 20 years I’ve worked as a drafter/office manager at an engineering firm in the private sector. In my spare time I enjoy staying active, spending time and traveling with my family, crafts and playing Mah Jong. I am excited to serve as a member of the Kamehameha Maui PTSO, building friendships with the Classes of ’34 and ‘32 and the PTSO ‘Ohana. "Overall, just being more involved in my child’s school."

     

    Nalanipo Sawyer Nalanipo Sawyer "I’m a proud mom of 6 children: Kayla (KSM 2025), Kaheawai (KSM 2026), Kealohi (KSM 2028), Keolumana (KSM 2034), Kamana’io (4) and Ka’olani (2). Our ‘Ohana is so grateful for the opportunity that our children have been given. I’m looking forward to this new journey of being a parent representative and to a new school year."

     
  • Papa ʻEkahi - 2033 (1)

    Parent Representatives: Sesalie Akina, Wendy Duey and Maya Aquino

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    Wendy DueyWendy Duey is the proud mother of Kawelina, 6, (Class of 2033) and Ku‘u Sweetie, 3. She is married to husband, Kawika, who completes their family of four. For the last 20 years, she has worked as News Director for Pacific Media Group. She also serves as News Director for the company's Maui Now digital news platform. In her spare time, she loves hula, art, culture and time with family. We are so grateful for the opportunity Pauahi has shared with us and hope this time on the PTSO will help our family to give back and enrich the KSM community.

     

    Maya AquinoMaya Aquino "Aloha ‘Ohana! My name is Maya Aquino and I am a proud wife and mom of 3 little boys (ages 1,4, and 6) and a 15 year old girl. I was born and raised in Wailuku, and our family currently lives in Kihei. I have a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology from UH Manoa with an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education. Besides my family, I am passionate about the arts. I was cast member and aerial performer in ‘Ulalena for several years and enjoy sharing the beauty of the arts with my children. I look forward to helping and learning as much as I can about Kamehameha Schools as a PTSO board member!"

     
  • Papa ʻElua – 2032 (2)

    Parent Representatives: Kawai Kaili and Sunny Cabello

    Kawai Kaili Kawai Kaili "Aloha! I am currently serving as the class of 2032 PTO representative this year! I am a KSM alumni (2006) and am always looking for ways to give back. I have a daughter in 1st grade and a daughter in third grade, as well as a 1-year old son. I work as an accountant at a local CPA firm in Wailuku and enjoy hanging with my family during my free time."

     

    Sunny Cabello Sunny Cabello "I am a proud mama of two boys Kekapu (KSM ’23) and Eli (KSM ’32), and hānai daughter Emma. In my free time, I hang out with my keiki and hubby (Alex) and we watch a variety of documentaries and superhero tv shows, and we sometimes go golfing. In real life, I’m an educator and student advocate. I enjoy working with ‘ohana and hope to contribute to our class this upcoming school year."

     
  • Papa ʻEkolu - 2031 (3)

    Parent Representatives: Tawyna Gaioiran and Monica Borge

    Tawyna GaioiranTawyna Gaioiran is an active parent to an only child, Jade, a busy bee as a care taker to her elderly parent, all the while trying to complete her second and third degree in Medical Assisting and Medical Billing Coding and runs what feels like a mini farm where everyone demands attention with 11 birds, a chicken, 4 dogs and a bunny. With the hustle and bustle of mom-duties, being busy with school, appointments, hula and gymnastics, and work, she enjoys those quiet moments after a long exhausting day, catching a breath and sneaking in cuddles/hugs/kisses from loved ones on the couch watching movies as well as those family outings - camping and hiking. She’s excited to be a part of this journey again as this is her third year in a row to serve on the PTSO board. She hopes to serve and give back to the KSM ‘ohana and to have an overall memorable experience throughout the year.

     

    Monica BorgeMonica Borge "I am mommy to KSM student Shawnhee Borge, c/o 2031. I am looking forward to supporting our students by presenting new ideas and advocating for their most meaningful and memorable educational experiences."

     
  • Papa ‘Ehā - 2030 (4)

    Parent Representatives: Liana Cuomo

    Liana CuomoLiana Cuomo "I am beyond grateful for all the opportunities that our school puts forth for our Keiki. With that being said it is a privilege to be able to volunteer and give back to our school. I hope to show my girls that serving our ʻohana, schools and community with gratitude and aloha is something that they continue to do throughout their lives. You can usually find me cheering my children on during competitions and games. And if I’m being completely honest, I’m frequently seen at TJ Max several times a week (don’t tell my hubby)! Maui really is the most beautiful place in the world and everyday feels like a vacation. I’m lucky to live on Maui and lucky that I get to raise my girls here. And most importantly I’m lucky to be a part of this amazing school ʻohana."

     
     
  • Papa ‘Elima - 2029 (5)

    Parent Representatives: Hoku Reyes and Joy Salvador

    Hoku ReyesHoku Reyes "Aloha ‘ohana! My name is Hoku Reyes and I am a proud mother of 5 children, Aleina (KSM 2020), Alisha (KSM 2023), Aliah (DOE 2028), and twin boys, Mason (KSM 2029) & Brody (DOE 2029). I work full time as a Credentialer at Maui Health Systems. My job is to make sure that each physician who medically treats you and your ‘ohana at Maui Health Systems is academically qualified, licensed, certified, knowledgeable, experienced and capable to care for you and your ‘ohana. I am also a licensed hairstylist. In my free time, I enjoy traveling, making memories with my family, and learning to care for myself inside and out. I truly believe that my ‘ohana has been very fortunate over these past years from Pauahi’s legacy. Each of my children were blessed through the legacy of the Princess in some way. From Pauahi Keiki Scholars, being able to attend day campus with financial aid, Summer School, Ho‘omaika‘ika‘i, & Mary Athertons Richard Scholarship. This will be my first time volunteering as a PTSO representative. I am honored, nervous and excited all at the same time. I am in hopes to meet and build new friendships during this journey but most of all, give back to Pauahi and the KSM ‘Ohana. I know my time of service will never amount to what KSM instills and has instilled in each of my children. However, we, as a family will be powered by Pauahi & will forever be indebted to her. Mahalo!"

     

    Joy SalvadorJoy Salvador "Aloha mai kākou,‘O Joy Salvador ko‘u inoa, no Maui mai au, noho mākou i Waikapū, ‘o wau ko Kalapana māmā. I am Joy Salvador, I am from Maui, we live in Waikapū, I am Kalapana‘s mom. I am humbled and honored to represent papa 2029 as parent representative SY 2021-22. Our ‘ohana is forever grateful for the opportunity to be a part of the legacy of our great princess, and look forward to serving our keiki and collective ‘ohana in this capacity. In these times I hope to offer the bridge for all of us to help our keiki grow in their pilina as they have suffered much from the separation. As the world changes I hope to be fluid and respond with aloha at all times keeping the keiki and their best interest the priority. When allowed, I will want to gather and bond so look forward to a few "uncomfortable workshops" but they will always be ‘ike filled and no worry bum bye pau and we all be the closest class KSM has seen. Lastly, I am FUN and I want to support our class in their last year of elementary and make sure they leave this season of their lives with aloha wale nō! I also recognize that we as parents should celebrate ourselves for what we have gone through and what we will go through together...I mua Kamehameha ‘29! "He lei poina ‘ole ke keiki", Na Joy Salvador, Ko Kalapana Māmā"

     
  • 2028 (6)

    Parent Representatives: Michele Navarro Ishiki and Annalisa Bernard Lee

    Michele Navarro IshikiMichele Navarro Ishiki "Serving as a PTSO Board Member is a privilege, and my way of giving back for the gift of education our children were blessed with so generously, from Pauahi. I have served at several capacities with Kamehameha Schools. I served as the Ho‘olaule‘a Chair in 2012 for the c/o 2014 at KS Kapālama for our son Joshua. ATP (what is PTSO on Maui) Class Rep for our daughter Jayed and the c/o 2018 at KS Kapālama. I’m excited to serve on our Maui Campus for our son Jadon (Kamakana) and our Class of 2028 ‘ohana. I’m eager to represent the class of 2028 because of the bond we have all built together. My husband Jared and I look forward to the opportunity to be of service. It’s our way of giving back to our beloved Pauahi."

     

    Annalisa Bernard LeeAnnalisa Bernard Lee "My husband Chad and I are looking forward to meeting each of you and working with other ‘ohana to support our keiki and serve Pauahi's legacy. This year, our daughter, Kilihe‘a will be in the fifth grade. Throughout the years we enjoyed being co-chairs for her class's social committee and Ho‘olaule‘a. We continue to be grateful for the opportunity to be of service to our beloved school as PTSO co-representatives. Aloha, The Lee's."

     
  • ʻAʻaliʻi Kū Makani - 2027 (7)

    Parent Representatives: Amber Banaay and Shannon Heid

    Amber BanaayAmber Banaay "Aloha Everyone!... I am a stay-at-home wife and mother of 3. Two boys who attend KSM (Malakai & Judiah Banaay), and a daughter (Neriah Banaay) who attends Pā‘ia School in the Hawaiian Immersion program. I have been a KSM parent since ‘09, served on the Ho‘olaule‘a basket committee that year, and within that time I have seen lots of changes come to the school… With all my nā keiki in school now, I wanted to give back and volunteer my time to serve as a PTSO rep to be involved with what was going on with my boys, assist and be acquainted with the KSM haumāna, their ‘ohana, and general community, as well as, be a part of those changes; especially during these COVID times. I hope to be able to continue to volunteer, as it was both an honor and with great joy to serve as a PTSO rep for c/o ‘27 for school year ‘20-‘21. I love to craft anything and everything, dance hula, and go to ‘Iao to relax... "

     

    Shannon HeidShannon Heid "As a mother it is important to support, advocate and be a role model. With a background in renewable energy, sales and marketing, I look forward to getting to know and working with the class of 2027 and their ‘ohana. The importance of community engagement is critical in the education process. I am honored to serve on the PTSO board and contribute to Kamehameha Schools. I look forward to working together towards Hawaii’s bright future."

     
  • Papa Pili – 2026 (8)

    Parent Representatives: Kim Tanaka and Risa Yarborough

    Kim TanakaKim Tanaka "I served on the PTSO board for my older son, Chaysen (Class of 2025), and am excited to serve this year for my younger son, Brennan (Class of 2026). I believe it is blessing that my sons attend KSM and I am grateful to be able to give back in this way. In addition to our two boys, my husband Scott and I have a daughter, Keelyn, who attends Pu‘u Kukui Elementary with me, where I am honored to be the Vice Principal. I look forward to synergizing with all of our KSM ‘ohana to provide the very best experience that our keiki deserve."

     

    Risa YarboroughRisa Yarborough "This will be my daughter's 2nd year at Kamehameha Schools and the PTSO will be an opportunity for me to learn more about the school and also to create new relationships with other parents. I hope to lead by example for my children to show them the importance of being informed and contributing to any ‘ohana we are blessed to be a part of."

     
  • Papa Lauaʻe – 2025 (9)

    Parent Representatives: Roylynn Pacheco and Melissa Dumlao

    Roylynn PachecoRoylynn Pacheco "I'm grateful to have the opportunity to give back to our school that has done such a wonderful job guiding and nurturing our children. I'm excited to build closer relationships with the 2025 parents and I look forward to having a hand in making it a wonderful last year of Middle School for our Keiki."

     

    Melissa DumlaoMelissa Dumlao "Our family is very fortunate to benefit so much from Pauahi’s legacy and to be part of the KSM community. Serving on the board is a small way of showing my appreciation. This is my first year as a PTSO representative and I am excited to get to know our class of 2025 and their families better, as well as the other grade level representatives."   

     
  • Papa Makaloa – 2024 (10)

    Parent Representatives: Michelle Takahama and Hoku Laanui

    Michelle Takahama Michelle Takahama "I am the mother of 4. My twins Ava and Bennett Takahama attend Kamehameha Schools. I have 2 other daughters, one of whom is a KS 2013 graduate. I volunteer because I feel we all need to do our part in our community. It’s our responsibility to teach our children to give back by the example we set."

     

    Hoku Laanui Hoku Laanui "Aloha kakou! I’m Hoku & this will be my first time serving as a Class Rep for KSM Papa Makaloa. It is an honor & privilege to have this opportunity to serve such an amazing school. I am a mama of 5 keiki. 1 of which I am a Makuahine hanai to that attends KSM. In the future we are hoping to get our other children to attend this amazing school as well. I have grown up dancing hula as well as spent most of my life as a professional Polynesian entertainer. I have attended Pu’ukohola’s Ho’oku’ikahi festival a few times and gain much amazing experiences immersing myself in our beautiful Hawaiian culture. Our ohana enjoys paddling canoe & going to the beach. Ohana is everything to us & I’m excited to be apart of the KSM ohana. It will be my pleasure and honor to kokua our Makua & haumana this SY. Its been a rough year and a half for these keiki. I am looking forward to getting to know everyone, creating amazing memories for our haumana, Makua & the community. See you all soon. Lets have a phenomenal year & persevere through the hurdles."

     
  • Papa Kou - 2023 (11)

    Parent Representatives: Sienna Yoshida and Sammy Andres Mau

    Sienna YoshidaSienna Yoshida "Hi! I’m the Mother of two (2) KS Maui boys: Buster (Class of 2023) and Sonny (Class of 2027) Karlen. In addition to home life, I run a successful financial planning business in Wailuku. PTSO has been a labor of love since both the boys started Kindergarten. As an Alumni of Kamehameha, it is my pleasure to give back and show my gratitude. Over the years, our class has participated and accomplished so many activities together that have brought us closer: Open Houses, Holiday parties, Teacher Appreciation weeks, Socials, Graduations, Community Service, Banquets, Ho‘olaule‘a, Class Fundraisers, and more! We’ve got a few more years before our Papa Kou is graduated and off to the next chapter in their life. My hope is to make balance of their high school years the best they can be! We have such a great class and it’s been a pleasure getting to know them all. I mua Kamehameha."

     
  • Papa Olonā – 2022 (12)

    Parent Representatives: Sharolyn Pali, Kuulei Mashino and Amanda Mori

    Sharolyn PaliSharolyn Pali is an English teacher at KSM Middle School. A memorable experience for her was co-chairing Ho‘olaule‘a 2011 Entertainment with her son Tu‘imana, KSM '12. As a Student Co-Chair, Tu‘imana was responsible for securing the Ho‘olaule‘a Entertainment line-up. Sharolyn has served for 21 years on the board as a class representative for c/o 2012 since 2000, as PTSO Treasurer in 2001, Secretary in 2002, President in 2003, a Teacher-Rep since 2004, and the last 5 years, came full circle as class representative again, for the Class of 2022 and serving as 2020 Ho‘olaule‘a Entertainment Co-Chair. "I serve on the PTSO Board because I enjoy people and the opportunity to provide service alongside others. I hope to open the lines of communication as a class representative and reach out to all families within our grade level as well as build relationships with others.”

     

    Kuulei Mashino Kuulei Mashino “Aloha e KSM ‘Ohana, My name is Ku‘ulei Mashino, I am a returning parent to Kamehameha Maui Campus. (Kees Mashino, KSM ‘06) and Jai Mashino ‘2022. I‘ve owned and operated a small business for the last 14 years, which has allowed me the flexibility to be able to do the things I enjoy such as volunteering, and being a part of our school community, as well as spending time with family. In 2016, I served as Ho‘olaule‘a Country Store Chair (alongside four other members of our Papa ‘Olonā ‘ohana), 2017 served as Ho‘olaule‘a Non-Food Chair, Ho‘olaule‘a Po‘o in 2018, 2019 and 2020. Additionally, I served as PTSO grade level co-representative for the following school years: 2018-19, 2019-20, and 2020-21. As a rep, I participated on the Social Committee, and shared responsibilities as Grant Committee Chair, PTSO By-laws and Teacher/Staff Appreciation committees. Various duties included organizing activities and fundraising for papa ‘Olonā and our kula, and most recently, organizing the PTSO Pū‘olo Aloha (care packages) for our KSM ‘ohana. Being a member of our PTSO has been a fun and rewarding experience, and I‘m blessed to have worked with so many great representatives and leaders who truly care about our haumāna and who share a common goal. I look forward to the next school year and would like to continue to be of service to our school and community by serving as a grade 12 PTSO representative. “When you‘re a part of PTSO, you develop lifelong friendships which become your extended ‘ohana”. Mahalo piha!”

     

    Amanda MoriAmanda Mori is the mother of 2 KSM students. Her eldest entered in Kindergarten as C/O 2022 and her youngest recently entered 6th Grade as C/O 2027. She truly enjoys giving back in appreciation of all that Pauahi’s legacy offers her children and she strongly support the KS mission & vision to create educational opportunities in perpetuity to improve capability and well-being. Amanda is a forever-learner, working to complete a degree in Applied Business & Information Technology, and enjoys being of service. She has cherished memories over the many years volunteering time at KSM as field trip chaperone, book fair cashier, class booth man power helper, class basket Co-Chair, Ho’olaule’a C/O 2022 Co-Chair (1 year), and PTSO C/O 2022 Representative (2 years). She believes in teaching by example and that it is important to give back whenever possible. With a background in hospitality, construction/facilities management, and real estate, she is accustomed to multi-tasking, caring for others, and making meaningful connections. Imua!

     

Volunteering

Volunteer hours and efforts contribute to the success of many programs here at Kamehameha Schools Maui (KSM) ranging from a parent assisting in a classroom to school events.

Join the dedicated parents, family and friends, and contribute to KSM students’ school experience.

In order to maintain a safe learning environment for students, staff and ʻohana, KS Volunteers are asked to complete the following steps each school year:

  • KS Volunteer Application
  • Background Check may be requested based on the type of activity or participation frequency.
  • Volunteer Training
  • TB Clearance if anticipating contact with students for more than 30 days cumulative in a year

After submitting the volunteer application to your campus’ administrative office or kumu, you will receive an email from the KSM Volunteer Program Coordinator with instructions on how to complete the process.

As soon as you receive the emails, please complete your portion in a timely manner to accelerate the process. The background check takes the longest. Allow up to 2 weeks to complete the clearance process.

Required Volunteer Clearance based on Activity

Volunteer Activity 

Volunteer Application 

Volunteer Training: “Ensuring a Safe Learning Environment” 

Criminal Background

TB Clearance 

Volunteers for one-time educational activities specified by School Administration. 

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Youth Volunteers (under age 18). 

Youth Application 

X

 

Program Specific 

Volunteering in K-12 educational activities for less than < 30 days, cumulative in a 12-month period. 

X

X

X

 

Any educational activities where volunteer may have interactions with students that are unsupervised by a KS employee. 

X

X

X

 

Overnight Stays 

X

X

X

 

Preschool Educational Activities 

X

X

X

X

Volunteering in K-12 educational activities for more than > 30 days, cumulative in a 12-month period. 

X

X

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X

For any questions, regarding the volunteer process, contact KSM Volunteer Program Coordinator:

Vaiana Nakamitsu
vanakami@ksbe.edu
808-573-7107


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A message from the parent community coordinator

Lokelani Patrick
Parent Community Coordinator
 

Aloha e nā makua o Kamehameha Maui!

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