Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff Directory

Gerald Teramae

Gerald Teramae

Head of School • gteramae @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Educational Administration – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
PD in Elementary Education – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
BA in Elementary Education – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
 
Gerald Teramae has been a teacher and school administrator in both the public and private schools. Gerald was an elementary school teacher at Maiʻli Elementary School, Kalihi Uka Elementary School and Honowai Elementary School. He was a school administrator at Waipahu Intermediate School, Nānākuli Intermediate and High School, Aliʻiolani Elementary School, Jarrett Middle School and Kalani High School. His most recent administrative position was at ʻIolani as Dean of Lower School.
At IPA since 2014

Elementary

Mike Armstrong, Jr.

Mike Armstrong, Jr.

Elementary Physical Education • marmstrong @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Public Administration – University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu

 

At IPA since 2007

Darci Asato-Garcia

Darci Asato-Garcia

Grade 3 • dasatogarcia @ ipahawaii.org

PD in Education – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BEd – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2007

Ruthe Babas

Ruth Ann Babas

Elementary Music • rbabas @ ipahawaii.org

BM in Vocal Performance – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2004

Tiny Chuberko

Virginia “Tiny” Chuberko

Grade K Teacher's Aide • tchuberko @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2008

Katie Davis

Katie Davis

Elementary Art • kdavis @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Elementary Education – Lehigh University
BA in Art – Lafayette College
BA in Economics & Business – Lafayette College

 

At IPA since 2014

Shannon Dube

Shannon Dube

Grade 2 • sdube @ ipahawaii.org

BEd in Elementary Education – Kings College
BA in Physical Education and Sports Studies – University of Alberta

 

At IPA since 2017

Sheena Fajardo

Sheena Fajardo

Grade 2 • sfajardo @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Montessori – Chaminade University of Honolulu
BA in Psychology – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2017

Sa'o Faulkner

Sa’ofetalai Faulkner

Grade 4 • sfaulkner @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Curriculum and Instruction – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
BEd in Elementary Education – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2018

Terry Fuller

Terry Fuller

Elementary Science • tfulle r@ ipahawaii.org

BEd – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2014

Samantha Hodes-Der

Samantha Hodes-Der

Elementary Counselor • shodesder @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Katherine Jones

Katherine Jones

Sustainability & Innovation Coordinator • kjones @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2018

Starr Kekoa

Grade K Teacher's Aide • skekoa @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2009

Momi Kuahiwinui

Momi Kuahiwinui

Grade K • mkuahiwinui @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Elementary Education – University of Phoenix
BA in Hawaiian Pacific Studies – University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu

 

At IPA since 2005

Lisa Lariscy

Lisa Lariscy

Elementary Curriculum Coordinator • llariscy @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Curriculum Studies:STEMS² – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
MA in Elementary Education – University of Phoenix

BS in Geology – University of South Alabama

 

At IPA since 2017

Seth Lee-Yee

Seth Lee-Yee

Grade 3 • sleeyee @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2017

Ashley Leon

Ashley Leon

Grade 1 • aleon @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Elementary Education – Trinity Western University

 

At IPA since 2012

Anuhea Newsome

Anuhea Mertens-Newsome

Grade 1 • anewsome @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Nicole Ogimi

Nicole Ogimi

Grade 4 • nogimi @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Elementary Education – Chaminade University

 

At IPA since 2018

Valeen Ohira

Valeen Ohira

Grade 1 Teacher Aide • vohira @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Fei Rao

Fei Rao

Elementary Mandarin Teacher • frao @ ipahawaii.org

MPA in Public Administration – University of Southern California

 

At IPA since 2017

U'ilani Reynolds

Uʻilani Reynolds

Elementary ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi • ureynolds @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Steve Ross

Steve Ross

Elementary Principal • sross @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Educational Leadership – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
MA in Educational Counseling – University of Phoenix
BA in Elementary Education – Central Connecticut State University

 

At IPA since 2011

Rebecca Rudder

Rebecca Rudder

Grade K • rrudder @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Reading – Auburn University

BS in Family and Consumer Sciences – Lipscomb University

 

At IPA since 2006

Lisa Uesugi

Lisa Uesugi

Grade 5 • luesugi @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Elementary Education – Chaminade University
BFA in Art – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2016

Joseph Villaluz

Joseph Villaluz

Grade 5 • jvillaluz @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Elementary Education – San Francisco State University

BA in History / Minor Education – University of California at Santa Cruz

 

At IPA since 2017

Debbie Yoshino

Debbie Yoshino

Computer Science • dyoshino @ ipahawaii.org

MS in Computer Science – Stanford University
MBA in Finance – University of Hawaiʻi Shidler College of Business
BS in Math and Computational Sciences – Stanford University

 

At IPA since 2015

Secondary

Kapua Adams

Kapua Adams

Secondary ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi • kadams @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Warren Andrade

Warren Andrade

Secondary Art • wandrade @ ipahawaii.org

Leeward Community College
Pacific Martime Academy

At IPA since 2008

Mimi Aquino-Johnson

Mimi Aquino-Johnson

Secondary Japanese • mquinojohnson @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Doug Blackington

Doug Blackington

Secondary Physics/Chemistry • dblackington @ ipahawaii.org

MS in Curriculum and Instruction – National University
PD in Secondary Life and Physical Sciences – National University
BA in Biology – UC, Santa Cruz

 

At IPA since 2017

Laura Boles

Laura Boles

Secondary English • lboles @ ipahawaii.org

BA in English and Religious Studies – University of Toronto
MA in Teaching English – New York University

 

At IPA since 2018

Michelle Bradley

Michelle Bradley

Interim Secondary Principal • mbradley @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Interdisciplinary Studies: Science Education – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2006

Seth Brownold

Seth Brownold

Secondary Physical Education • sbrownold @ ipahawaii.org

MEd – New England College
BA in American Studies – Dickinson College

 

At IPA since 2018

Jenna Butts

Jenna Butts

Secondary Visual Arts • jbutts @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Stephanie Capen

Stephanie Capen

Secondary Curriculum Coordinator • scapen @ ipahawaii.org

PhD in Educational Foundations – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
MEd in Educational Foundations – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
BS in Physics – Eastern Nazarene College

 

At IPA since 2017

Dora Chilton

Dora Chilton

Secondary Design Technology; Science • dchilton @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Steve Cleveland

Steve Cleveland

Secondary History • scleveland @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Criminal Justice – California State University, Sacramento

Credential in Social Studies – California State University, Sonoma

 

At IPA since 2015

Brandi Dul

Brandi Dul

Secondary Art/Theatre • bdul @ ipahawaii.org

BFA – University of Texas, Austin

 

At IPA since 2011

Laura Angel Guzman

Laura Angel Guzman

Secondary Spanish • lguzman @ ipahawaii.org

MEd – University of Phoenix

BS in International Business – Brigham Young University, Hawaiʻi

 

At IPA since 2005

Nick Hall

Nick Hall

Secondary History • nhall @ ipahawaii.org

PhD in History – University of Southern California
MA in History – University of Southern California
MA in Interdisciplinary Humanities – New York University
BM in Music – UC Santa Barbara

 

At IPA since 2015

Jordan Hanson

Jordan Hanson

Secondary English • jhanson @ ipahawaii.org

MFA in Creative Writing with a Concentration in Creative Nonfiction – Sarah Lawrence College

BA in English and Women Studies – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2017

Ellie Healey

Ellie Healey

Secondary Music • ehealey @ ipahawaii.org

BS in Music Education – Michigan State University

 

At IPA since 2016

Justin Hong

Justin Hong

Secondary STEM • jhong @ ipahawaii.org

MBA – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BA in Psychology – Brigham Young University, Hawaiʻi

 

At IPA since 2019

Linas Kalvaitis

Linas Kalvaitis

Secondary Math; Secondary Theory of Knowledge • lkalvaitis @ ipahawaii.org

MS in Anthropology – University of New Mexico

BA in Mathematics – New England College

 

At IPA since 2018

Gerika Kaopua

Gerika Kaopua

Secondary Student Support Counselor • gkaopua @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Kathryn Keohohou

Katie Keohohou

Secondary Biology & Chemistry • kkeohohou @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Secondary Education – Hawai’i Pacific University

BA in Biology – University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2016

Shannon Kimura

Shanon Kimura

Technology Integration Specialist • skimura @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Philosophy – Claremont Graduate University

BA in Philosophy – Bethel College Indiana

 

At IPA since 2018

Kumi Kojima

Kumi Kojima

Secondary Japanese • kkojima @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Teaching a Second Language – Hawaiʻi Pacific University

BA in Education – Shizuoka University in Japan

 

At IPA since 2018

Jene Komine

Jené Komine

Secondary Art • jkomine @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Art – University of Hawaiʻi

 

At IPA since 2016

Alyssa Kuffel

Alyssa Kuffel

Secondary Science • akuffel @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Educational Leadership – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BS in Elementary Education – Minnesota State Mankato

 

At IPA since 2016

Andrew Marchetto-Ryan

Andrew Marchetto-Ryan

College, Career and Life Readiness Counselor • amarchettoryan @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Teaching – Duke University
BA in Math – Alvernia University
BS in Chemistry – Alvernia University
BS in Forensic Science – Alvernia University

 

At IPA since 2015

JE McEnerny

JE McEnerney

Secondary Mathematics • jemcenerney @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2018

Elissa Minamishin

Elissa Minamishin

Student Activities Coordinator • eminamishin @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Kinesiology – Occidental College

 

At IPA since 2015

Jorge Ochoa

Jorge Ochoa

Secondary Math • jochoa @ ipahawaii.org

JD – City University of New York School of Law

BA – Pace University

 

At IPA since 2014

Tommy Reyes-Huynh

Tommy Reyes-Huynh

Secondary Physical Education • treyeshuynh @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2007

Jillian Steele

Jillian Steele

Secondary Design Technology; Jewelry Making • jsteele @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Kendall Tacon

Kendall Tacon

Secondary Math; AP Computer Science • ktacon @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Greg Terhune

Greg Terhune

Director of Athletics • gterhune @ ipahawaii.org

MPA in Public Administration – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
BS in Recreation Management – Ferris State University
Alt. Certification in Career and Technical Education – Leeward Community College
RAA – Registered Athletic Administrator

 

At IPA since 2012

Tina Vanyo

Tina Vanyo

Secondary Math • tvanyo @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2018

Stan Vincent

Stan Vincent

Secondary Science • svincent @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Education Administration – Pepperdine University
BS in Biology – The Citadel

 

At IPA since 2005

Austin Wandasan

Austin Wandasan

Secondary Digital Art/Art • awandasan @ ipahawaii.org

BEd in Secondary Education – University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu

 

At IPA since 2018

Aiddy Weisbecker

Aiddy Weisbecker

Secondary Spanish • aweisbecker @ ipahawaii.org

MA – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2007

Owen Williams

Owen Williams

Secondary English; Secondary Humanities • owilliams @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Literature – Washington State University

BA in Theater Studies – Duke University

 

At IPA since 2018

Elizabeth Wrazien

Elizabeth Wrazien

Secondary English • swrazien @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Sabine Yamamura

Sabine Yamamura

Secondary History • syamamura @ ipahawaii.org

BA in English – Brigham Young University, Hawaiʻi

 

At IPA since 2006

Staff

Cipriano Acuna, Jr.

Cipriano Acuna, Jr.

Security & Facilities • cacuna @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2016

Michelle Bradley

Michelle Bradley

Interim Secondary Principal • mbradley @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Interdisciplinary Studies: Science Education – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2006

Amber Camacho

Amber Camacho

Administrative Assistant • acamacho @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2016

Stephanie Capen

Stephanie Capen

Secondary Curriculum Coordinator • scapen @ ipahawaii.org

PhD in Educational Foundations – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
MEd in Educational Foundations – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
BS in Physics – Eastern Nazarene College

 

At IPA since 2017

Zach Chuberko

Zach Chuberko

Security & Facilities • facilities @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2017

Lisa Dalida

Lisa Dalida

Accounts Receivable Manager • Ldalida @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2013

J'Lyn Davis

J’Lyn Davis

Receptionist • jdavis @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2016

Megan Demesillo

Megan Demesillo

Supervisor of Technology • mdemesillo @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2008

Maciej Dul

Maciej Dul

Facilities • mdul @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2016

Judy Fukuzawa

Judy Fukuzawa

Accounts Payable Assistant • jfukuzawa @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Kui Hew-Len

Kui Hew Len

Health Aide • khewlen @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2018

Samantha Hodes-Der

Samantha Hodes-Der

Elementary Counselor • shodesder @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Cara Jones

Cara Jones

Registrar • cjones @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2016

Lawrence Kama

Lawrence Kama

Facilities • lkama @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2014

Gerika Kaopua

Gerika Kaopua

Secondary Student Support Counselor • gkaopua @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Shannon Kimura

Shanon Kimura

Technology Integration Specialist • skimura @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Philosophy – Claremont Graduate University

BA in Philosophy – Bethel College Indiana

 

At IPA since 2018

Be-Jay Kodama

Be-Jay Kodama

Director of Advancement • bkodama @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2018.

Lisa Lariscy

Lisa Lariscy

Elementary Curriculum Coordinator • llariscy @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Curriculum Studies:STEMS² – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
MA in Elementary Education – University of Phoenix

BS in Geology – University of South Alabama

 

At IPA since 2017

Tricia Murata

Tricia Murata

Creative Design Specialist • tmurata @ ipahawaii.org

PhD in Zoology – University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

BSc in Biology – University of Victoria, BC

 

At IPA since 2016

Kent Nakata

Kent Nakata

Director of Technology & Director of Facilities • knakata @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2017

Eileen Novak

Eileen Novak

Director of Admission, Director of Summer and After School Enrichment • enovak @ ipahawaii.org

AAS in Marketing – Hudson Valley Community College

 

At IPA since 2005

Evelyn Okimoto

Evelyn Okimoto

Secondary Office Assistant • eokimoto @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Anthropology – Lawrence University

 

At IPA since 2017

Camille Pinard

Camille Pinard

Human Resources Director • cpinard @ ipahawaii.org

MBA – Hawaiʻi Pacific University
MA in Organizational Change – Hawaiʻi Pacific University
BA in Political Science – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2018

Steve Ross

Steve Ross

Elementary Principal • sross @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Educational Leadership – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
MA in Educational Counseling – University of Phoenix
BA in Elementary Education – Central Connecticut State University

 

At IPA since 2011

Jeff Sumikawa

Jeff Sumitani

Technology Support • jsumitani @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2017

Shannon Vasilash

Shannon Vasilash

Executive Assistant to the Head of School / Administration Office Manager • svasilash @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2010

Ericka Vierra

Ericka Vierra

Technology Support Specialist • evierra @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Kerri Vincent

Kerri Vincent

Elementary Office Manager • kvincent @ ipahawaii.org

AS in Food Service Management – Kapiʻolani Community College

 

At IPA since 2004

Aja Woodman

Aja Woodman

Administrative Assistant of Admission • awoodman @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2017

All

Cipriano Acuna, Jr.

Cipriano Acuna, Jr.

Security & Facilities • cacuna @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2016

Kapua Adams

Kapua Adams

Secondary ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi • kadams @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Warren Andrade

Warren Andrade

Secondary Art • wandrade @ ipahawaii.org

Leeward Community College
Pacific Martime Academy

At IPA since 2008

Mimi Aquino-Johnson

Mimi Aquino-Johnson

Secondary Japanese • mquinojohnson @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Mike Armstrong, Jr.

Mike Armstrong, Jr.

Elementary Physical Education • marmstrong @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Public Administration – University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu

 

At IPA since 2007

Darci Asato-Garcia

Darci Asato-Garcia

Grade 3 • dasatogarcia @ ipahawaii.org

PD in Education – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BEd – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2007

Ruthe Babas

Ruth Ann Babas

Elementary Music • rbabas @ ipahawaii.org

BM in Vocal Performance – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2004

Doug Blackington

Doug Blackington

Secondary Physics/Chemistry • dblackington @ ipahawaii.org

MS in Curriculum and Instruction – National University
PD in Secondary Life and Physical Sciences – National University
BA in Biology – UC, Santa Cruz

 

At IPA since 2017

Laura Boles

Laura Boles

Secondary English • lboles @ ipahawaii.org

BA in English and Religious Studies – University of Toronto
MA in Teaching English – New York University

 

At IPA since 2018

Michelle Bradley

Michelle Bradley

Interim Secondary Principal • mbradley @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Interdisciplinary Studies: Science Education – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2006

Seth Brownold

Seth Brownold

Secondary Physical Education • sbrownold @ ipahawaii.org

MEd – New England College
BA in American Studies – Dickinson College

 

At IPA since 2018

Jenna Butts

Jenna Butts

Secondary Visual Arts • jbutts @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Amber Camacho

Amber Camacho

Administrative Assistant • acamacho @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2016

Stephanie Capen

Stephanie Capen

Secondary Curriculum Coordinator • scapen @ ipahawaii.org

PhD in Educational Foundations – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
MEd in Educational Foundations – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
BS in Physics – Eastern Nazarene College

 

At IPA since 2017

Dora Chilton

Dora Chilton

Secondary Design Technology; Science • dchilton @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Tiny Chuberko

Virginia “Tiny” Chuberko

Grade K Teacher's Aide • tchuberko @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2008

Zach Chuberko

Zach Chuberko

Security & Facilities • facilities @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2017

Steve Cleveland

Steve Cleveland

Secondary History • scleveland @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Criminal Justice – California State University, Sacramento

Credential in Social Studies – California State University, Sonoma

 

At IPA since 2015

Lisa Dalida

Lisa Dalida

Accounts Receivable Manager • Ldalida @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2013

Katie Davis

Katie Davis

Elementary Art • kdavis @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Elementary Education – Lehigh University
BA in Art – Lafayette College
BA in Economics & Business – Lafayette College

 

At IPA since 2014

J'Lyn Davis

J’Lyn Davis

Receptionist • jdavis @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2016

Megan Demesillo

Megan Demesillo

Supervisor of Technology • mdemesillo @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2008

Shannon Dube

Shannon Dube

Grade 2 • sdube @ ipahawaii.org

BEd in Elementary Education – Kings College
BA in Physical Education and Sports Studies – University of Alberta

 

At IPA since 2017

Brandi Dul

Brandi Dul

Secondary Art/Theatre • bdul @ ipahawaii.org

BFA – University of Texas, Austin

 

At IPA since 2011

Maciej Dul

Maciej Dul

Facilities • mdul @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2016

Sheena Fajardo

Sheena Fajardo

Grade 2 • sfajardo @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Montessori – Chaminade University of Honolulu
BA in Psychology – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2017

Sa'o Faulkner

Sa’ofetalai Faulkner

Grade 4 • sfaulkner @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Curriculum and Instruction – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
BEd in Elementary Education – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2018

Judy Fukuzawa

Judy Fukuzawa

Accounts Payable Assistant • jfukuzawa @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Terry Fuller

Terry Fuller

Elementary Science • tfulle r@ ipahawaii.org

BEd – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2014

Laura Angel Guzman

Laura Angel Guzman

Secondary Spanish • lguzman @ ipahawaii.org

MEd – University of Phoenix

BS in International Business – Brigham Young University, Hawaiʻi

 

At IPA since 2005

Nick Hall

Nick Hall

Secondary History • nhall @ ipahawaii.org

PhD in History – University of Southern California
MA in History – University of Southern California
MA in Interdisciplinary Humanities – New York University
BM in Music – UC Santa Barbara

 

At IPA since 2015

Jordan Hanson

Jordan Hanson

Secondary English • jhanson @ ipahawaii.org

MFA in Creative Writing with a Concentration in Creative Nonfiction – Sarah Lawrence College

BA in English and Women Studies – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2017

Ellie Healey

Ellie Healey

Secondary Music • ehealey @ ipahawaii.org

BS in Music Education – Michigan State University

 

At IPA since 2016

Kui Hew-Len

Kui Hew Len

Health Aide • khewlen @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2018

Samantha Hodes-Der

Samantha Hodes-Der

Elementary Counselor • shodesder @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Justin Hong

Justin Hong

Secondary STEM • jhong @ ipahawaii.org

MBA – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BA in Psychology – Brigham Young University, Hawaiʻi

 

At IPA since 2019

Cara Jones

Cara Jones

Registrar • cjones @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2016

Katherine Jones

Katherine Jones

Sustainability & Innovation Coordinator • kjones @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2018

Linas Kalvaitis

Linas Kalvaitis

Secondary Math; Secondary Theory of Knowledge • lkalvaitis @ ipahawaii.org

MS in Anthropology – University of New Mexico

BA in Mathematics – New England College

 

At IPA since 2018

Lawrence Kama

Lawrence Kama

Facilities • lkama @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2014

Gerika Kaopua

Gerika Kaopua

Secondary Student Support Counselor • gkaopua @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Starr Kekoa

Grade K Teacher's Aide • skekoa @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2009

Kathryn Keohohou

Katie Keohohou

Secondary Biology & Chemistry • kkeohohou @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Secondary Education – Hawai’i Pacific University

BA in Biology – University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2016

Shannon Kimura

Shanon Kimura

Technology Integration Specialist • skimura @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Philosophy – Claremont Graduate University

BA in Philosophy – Bethel College Indiana

 

At IPA since 2018

Be-Jay Kodama

Be-Jay Kodama

Director of Advancement • bkodama @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2018.

Kumi Kojima

Kumi Kojima

Secondary Japanese • kkojima @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Teaching a Second Language – Hawaiʻi Pacific University

BA in Education – Shizuoka University in Japan

 

At IPA since 2018

Jene Komine

Jené Komine

Secondary Art • jkomine @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Art – University of Hawaiʻi

 

At IPA since 2016

Momi Kuahiwinui

Momi Kuahiwinui

Grade K • mkuahiwinui @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Elementary Education – University of Phoenix
BA in Hawaiian Pacific Studies – University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu

 

At IPA since 2005

Alyssa Kuffel

Alyssa Kuffel

Secondary Science • akuffel @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Educational Leadership – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BS in Elementary Education – Minnesota State Mankato

 

At IPA since 2016

Lisa Lariscy

Lisa Lariscy

Elementary Curriculum Coordinator • llariscy @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Curriculum Studies:STEMS² – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
MA in Elementary Education – University of Phoenix

BS in Geology – University of South Alabama

 

At IPA since 2017

Seth Lee-Yee

Seth Lee-Yee

Grade 3 • sleeyee @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2017

Ashley Leon

Ashley Leon

Grade 1 • aleon @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Elementary Education – Trinity Western University

 

At IPA since 2012

Andrew Marchetto-Ryan

Andrew Marchetto-Ryan

College, Career and Life Readiness Counselor • amarchettoryan @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Teaching – Duke University
BA in Math – Alvernia University
BS in Chemistry – Alvernia University
BS in Forensic Science – Alvernia University

 

At IPA since 2015

JE McEnerny

JE McEnerney

Secondary Mathematics • jemcenerney @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2018

Anuhea Newsome

Anuhea Mertens-Newsome

Grade 1 • anewsome @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Elissa Minamishin

Elissa Minamishin

Student Activities Coordinator • eminamishin @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Kinesiology – Occidental College

 

At IPA since 2015

Tricia Murata

Tricia Murata

Creative Design Specialist • tmurata @ ipahawaii.org

PhD in Zoology – University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

BSc in Biology – University of Victoria, BC

 

At IPA since 2016

Kent Nakata

Kent Nakata

Director of Technology & Director of Facilities • knakata @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2017

Eileen Novak

Eileen Novak

Director of Admission, Director of Summer and After School Enrichment • enovak @ ipahawaii.org

AAS in Marketing – Hudson Valley Community College

 

At IPA since 2005

Jorge Ochoa

Jorge Ochoa

Secondary Math • jochoa @ ipahawaii.org

JD – City University of New York School of Law

BA – Pace University

 

At IPA since 2014

Nicole Ogimi

Nicole Ogimi

Grade 4 • nogimi @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Elementary Education – Chaminade University

 

At IPA since 2018

Valeen Ohira

Valeen Ohira

Grade 1 Teacher Aide • vohira @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Evelyn Okimoto

Evelyn Okimoto

Secondary Office Assistant • eokimoto @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Anthropology – Lawrence University

 

At IPA since 2017

Camille Pinard

Camille Pinard

Human Resources Director • cpinard @ ipahawaii.org

MBA – Hawaiʻi Pacific University
MA in Organizational Change – Hawaiʻi Pacific University
BA in Political Science – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2018

Fei Rao

Fei Rao

Elementary Mandarin Teacher • frao @ ipahawaii.org

MPA in Public Administration – University of Southern California

 

At IPA since 2017

Tommy Reyes-Huynh

Tommy Reyes-Huynh

Secondary Physical Education • treyeshuynh @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2007

U'ilani Reynolds

Uʻilani Reynolds

Elementary ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi • ureynolds @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Steve Ross

Steve Ross

Elementary Principal • sross @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Educational Leadership – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
MA in Educational Counseling – University of Phoenix
BA in Elementary Education – Central Connecticut State University

 

At IPA since 2011

Rebecca Rudder

Rebecca Rudder

Grade K • rrudder @ ipahawaii.org

MEd in Reading – Auburn University

BS in Family and Consumer Sciences – Lipscomb University

 

At IPA since 2006

Jillian Steele

Jillian Steele

Secondary Design Technology; Jewelry Making • jsteele @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Jeff Sumikawa

Jeff Sumitani

Technology Support • jsumitani @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2017

Kendall Tacon

Kendall Tacon

Secondary Math; AP Computer Science • ktacon @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Greg Terhune

Greg Terhune

Director of Athletics • gterhune @ ipahawaii.org

MPA in Public Administration – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
BS in Recreation Management – Ferris State University
Alt. Certification in Career and Technical Education – Leeward Community College
RAA – Registered Athletic Administrator

 

At IPA since 2012

Lisa Uesugi

Lisa Uesugi

Grade 5 • luesugi @ ipahawaii.org

BA in Elementary Education – Chaminade University
BFA in Art – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2016

Tina Vanyo

Tina Vanyo

Secondary Math • tvanyo @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2018

Shannon Vasilash

Shannon Vasilash

Executive Assistant to the Head of School / Administration Office Manager • svasilash @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2010

Ericka Vierra

Ericka Vierra

Technology Support Specialist • evierra @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Joseph Villaluz

Joseph Villaluz

Grade 5 • jvillaluz @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Elementary Education – San Francisco State University

BA in History / Minor Education – University of California at Santa Cruz

 

At IPA since 2017

Stan Vincent

Stan Vincent

Secondary Science • svincent @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Education Administration – Pepperdine University
BS in Biology – The Citadel

 

At IPA since 2005

Kerri Vincent

Kerri Vincent

Elementary Office Manager • kvincent @ ipahawaii.org

AS in Food Service Management – Kapiʻolani Community College

 

At IPA since 2004

Austin Wandasan

Austin Wandasan

Secondary Digital Art/Art • awandasan @ ipahawaii.org

BEd in Secondary Education – University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu

 

At IPA since 2018

Aiddy Weisbecker

Aiddy Weisbecker

Secondary Spanish • aweisbecker @ ipahawaii.org

MA – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

At IPA since 2007

Owen Williams

Owen Williams

Secondary English; Secondary Humanities • owilliams @ ipahawaii.org

MA in Literature – Washington State University

BA in Theater Studies – Duke University

 

At IPA since 2018

Aja Woodman

Aja Woodman

Administrative Assistant of Admission • awoodman @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2017

Elizabeth Wrazien

Elizabeth Wrazien

Secondary English • swrazien @ ipahawaii.org

At IPA since 2019

Sabine Yamamura

Sabine Yamamura

Secondary History • syamamura @ ipahawaii.org

BA in English – Brigham Young University, Hawaiʻi

 

At IPA since 2006

Debbie Yoshino

Debbie Yoshino

Computer Science • dyoshino @ ipahawaii.org

MS in Computer Science – Stanford University
MBA in Finance – University of Hawaiʻi Shidler College of Business
BS in Math and Computational Sciences – Stanford University

 

At IPA since 2015