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Cynthia Fernandez (“Cyndi”)



Elementary Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator



Po‘o Kula Office



Maui Campus



(808) 572-3161


About me

Aloha! My name is Cyndi Fernandez and I am the Elementary Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator.

I was born in California and moved to Maui when my island-born parents wanted to come home.

I attended Kihei and ʻIao School and graduated of Baldwin High School.

I earned a Bachelorʻs of Education degree and a Masterʻs in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Reading from the University of Hawaiʻi at

Mānoa .

I have been an educator for the past 26 years.

I began my teaching career as a student teacher at Hanahauoli School on ʻOahu and continued there as a Kindergarten Summer School teacher/interim director.

I was a reading teacher at Kalihi Waena Elementary for grades 3-6.

After college I moved back home to Maui and taught grades K and 1 at Kihei Elementary School and Kindergarten at Kahului School.

In 1996, I began teaching Kindergarten at Kamehameha Schools Maui (KSM) at the original campus in Pukalani.

I taught Kindergarten for 18 years here and this is my fourth year as the Elementary School Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator.

In 2011 I became a National Board Certified Teacher.

I live in Kahului with my husband, Thomas.

My son, Trey (KSM 2012) is an Engineer and works on Oahu.

My daughter, Kūlia (KSM 2017) attends Pacific University.

I enjoy traveling to new places, spending time with family and friends, DIY home projects and making jewelry.

Even though I am not a graduate of Kamehameha Schools, I am touched by Pauahiʻs legacy.

It has been an honor to teach our haumana and I am grateful to Pauahi for giving me the opportunity to serve our Native Hawaiian keiki.

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