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Head of School
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.
Erinn Abragar
Erinn Abragar
Secondary Digital Art / Digital Media / Publishing
At IPA since 2021
Catherine Almazan
Catherine Almazan
Secondary Art Teacher
At IPA since 2023
Warren Andrade
Warren Andrade
Secondary Art
At IPA since 2008

Leeward Community College

Pacific Martime Academy

Ka’i’inioku’upu’uwai Aranaydo
Ka’i’inioku’upu’uwai Aranaydo
Director of Advancement
At IPA since 2022
Mike Armstrong, Jr.
Mike Armstrong, Jr.
Director of Facilities
At IPA since 2007

BA in Public Administration - University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu

Rose Armstrong
Rose Armstrong
Enrollment Coordinator
At IPA since 2022
Ruth Ann Babas
Ruth Ann Babas
Elementary Music
At IPA since 2004

BM in Vocal Performance – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Jennifer Banquil
Jennifer Banquil
Director of Admissions
At IPA since 2022

BA in Psychology – University of Hawaii at West Oʻahu

AA in Liberal Arts – Leeward Community College

Derek Birkmire
Derek Birkmire
Secondary Science
At IPA since 2022

PhD in Chemistry - University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BS in Chemistry - University of Delaware

Rachel Brock
Rachel Brock
Grade 3 Teacher
At IPA since 2023
Seth Brownold
Seth Brownold
Secondary Physical Education
At IPA since 2018

MEd – New England College

BA in American Studies – Dickinson College

Midori Burton
Midori Burton
Secondary Math
At IPA since 2020

MEd in Secondary Education Curriculum Studies - University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

Jenna Butts
Jenna Butts
Secondary Design Technology
At IPA since 2022

BA in Secondary Education & English – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Marsha Castillo
Marsha Castillo
Advancement Coordinator – Parent & Alumni Relations
At IPA since 2023

MA in Organizational Change - Hawaiʻi Pacific University

BA in Broadcast Journalism - University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Aparna Cheerath
Aparna Cheerath
Secondary Science
At IPA since 2020
Shayna Chu
Shayna Chu
Technology Support Specialist
At IPA since 2020
Virginia “Tiny” Chuberko
Virginia “Tiny” Chuberko
Grade K Teacher's Aide
At IPA since 2008
Alyssa Chuberko
Alyssa Chuberko
Security & Facilities
At IPA since 2017
Steve Cleveland
Steve Cleveland
Secondary History
At IPA since 2015

BA in Criminal Justice – California State University, Sacramento

Credential in Social Studies – California State University, Sonoma

Teaching Certificate, Grade 6-12 Social Studies – State of Hawaiʻi

Katie Davis
Katie Davis
Elementary Art
At IPA since 2014

MEd in Elementary Education – Lehigh University

BA in Art – Lafayette College

BA in Economics & Business – Lafayette College

Megan Demesillo
Megan Demesillo
Supervisor of Technology
At IPA since 2008
Carl Domenic
Carl Domenic
Elementary PE
At IPA since 2022
Brandi Dul
Brandi Dul
Secondary Art/Theatre
At IPA since 2011

BFA – University of Texas, Austin

Jo Ann Eder
Jo Ann Eder
Grade 2 Teacher
At IPA since 2023
Melanie Erice
Melanie Erice
Secondary English
At IPA since 2021

BA in English - Creative Writing and Fine Arts - Graphic Design

Sheena Fajardo
Sheena Fajardo
Grade 2
At IPA since 2017

MEd in Montessori - Chaminade University of Honolulu

BA in Psychology - University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Christine Farias
Christine Farias
Middle School Counselor
At IPA since 2022

MA in Social Work – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BA in Psychology – University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa

Sa’ofetalai Faulkner
Sa’ofetalai Faulkner
Elementary Principal
At IPA since 2018

MEd in Curriculum and Instruction – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BEd in Elementary Education – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Ashley Faulkner
Ashley Faulkner
Facilities Worker
At IPA since 2023
Zachary Faulkner
Zachary Faulkner
Auxiliary Programs Supervisor
At IPA since 2023
Louisa Faulkner
Louisa Faulkner
School Health Aide
At IPA since 2023
Mark-Ashley Faulkner
Mark-Ashley Faulkner
Facilities Worker
At IPA since 2023
Ruby May Fernandez
Ruby May Fernandez
Student Activities Coordinator
At IPA since 2021
Molly Fromille
Molly Fromille
Secondary Mathematics
At IPA since 2022

MEd in Instructional Design – Western Governors University

BA in Mathematics Education – Western Governors University

BA in Student Ministry – Cedarville University

Raymond Fujino
Raymond Fujino
Director of Athletics
At IPA since 2024

Bachelor of Education
Certified Master of Athletic Administration (CMAA)
National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA)

Terry Fuller
Terry Fuller
Elementary Science
At IPA since 2014

BEd – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Federico “David” Gonzalez
Federico “David” Gonzalez
Secondary Music
At IPA since 2022

MA in Music Education – University of Southern California

BA in Music Education – University of Southern California

AA in Art – El Camino College

Alexandria Gouveia
Alexandria Gouveia
Grade 3 Teacher
At IPA since 2023
Susan Goya
Susan Goya
Dean of College Counseling
At IPA since 2021

BA in Social Sciences - University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu

Laura Angel Guzman
Laura Angel Guzman
Secondary Spanish
At IPA since 2005

MEd – University of Phoenix

BS in International Business – Brigham Young University, Hawaiʻi

Sutisien Harper
Sutisien Harper
Elementary Mandarin Teacher
At IPA since 2023
Richard Hata
Richard Hata
Elementary Digital Innovations Teacher
At IPA since 2020
Katherine Jones
Katherine Jones
Sustainability & Innovation Coordinator
At IPA since 2018
Starr Kekoa
Starr Kekoa
Grade K Teacher's Aide
At IPA since 2009
Micah Kerr
Micah Kerr
Secondary Humanities
At IPA since 2023
Momi Kuahiwinui
Momi Kuahiwinui
Grade K
At IPA since 2005

MEd in Elementary Education – University of Phoenix

BA in Hawaiian Pacific Studies – University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu

Davinia Lau
Davinia Lau
Secondary English Teacher
At IPA since 2020

MA in English – Indiana University

BS in Pre-Medicine – Hawaiʻi Pacific University

Professional Certificate in Secondary English Education – Hawaiʻi Pacific University

 

Mina Law
Mina Law
Secondary Japanese Language
At IPA since 2022

MEd in Secondary Education - Hawaiʻi Pacific University
BA in TESOL - Hawaiʻi Pacific University

Seth Lee-Yee
Seth Lee-Yee
Grade 3
At IPA since 2017
Ashley Leon
Ashley Leon
Grade 1
At IPA since 2012

BA in Elementary Education - Trinity Western University

Rodney Lum
Rodney Lum
High School Student Support Counselor
At IPA since 2023

MS in Counseling Psychology – Chaminade University of Honolulu

BA in Psychology – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Katie Metz
Katie Metz
Director of Auxiliary Programs
At IPA since 2023
Mitchell Miles
Mitchell Miles
Secondary ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi
At IPA since 2022

BA in Music – University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Tricia Murata
Tricia Murata
Marketing & Communications Officer
At IPA since 2016

PhD in Zoology - University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

BSc in Biology - University of Victoria, BC

Kent Nakata
Kent Nakata
Director of Technology
At IPA since 2017
Harriet Ngethe
Harriet Ngethe
Director of Human Resources
At IPA since 2022

MSA in Human Resources Administration – Central Michigan University

BBA in Human Resources Management – Tarleton State University

Jenny Nguyen
Jenny Nguyen
Accounts Receivable
At IPA since 2023
Jorge Ochoa
Jorge Ochoa
Secondary Vice Principal
At IPA since 2014

JD – City University of New York School of Law

BA – Pace University

Nicole Ogimi
Nicole Ogimi
Grade 4
At IPA since 2018

MEd in Elementary Education – Chaminade University

Valeen Ohira
Valeen Ohira
Grade 1 Teacher Aide
At IPA since 2019
Travis Oki
Travis Oki
Senior Facilities Worker
At IPA since 2023
Evelyn Okimoto
Evelyn Okimoto
Secondary Office Manager
At IPA since 2017

BA in Anthropology – Lawrence University

Kacie Oyadomari
Kacie Oyadomari
Secondary Science Teacher
At IPA since 2022
Tommy Reyes-Huynh
Tommy Reyes-Huynh
Secondary Physical Education
At IPA since 2007
Uʻilani Reynolds
Uʻilani Reynolds
Elementary ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi
At IPA since 2019

MEdT in Elementary and Hawaiian Language Immersion Education – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

BAS in Hawaiian Language – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 

Michelle Richardson
Michelle Richardson
Grade 1
At IPA since 2022

BA in Elementary Education – University of Colorado at Denver

Praxis Certification in Elementary Education

Rebecca Rudder
Rebecca Rudder
Grade K
At IPA since 2006

MEd in Reading – Auburn University

BS in Family and Consumer Sciences – Lipscomb University

Carolyn Schaab
Carolyn Schaab
Secondary Science
At IPA since 2021

PhD in Engineering in Materials, Structural and Energy Engineering – University of the Ryukyus

MS in Civil Engineering – University of the Ryukyus

BS in Physics – James Madison University

Scott Schumaker
Scott Schumaker
Community Impact Advisor
At IPA since 2023
Renee Spencer
Renee Spencer
Elementary Counselor
At IPA since 2023
Jillian Steele
Jillian Steele
Secondary Design Technology; Jewelry Making
At IPA since 2019
Yoshiko Tokuda
Yoshiko Tokuda
Secondary Japanese
At IPA since 2021

 

 

Kelsey Uehira
Kelsey Uehira
Registrar & Student Information Systems Manager
At IPA since 2020

BA - University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

 

Lisa Uesugi
Lisa Uesugi
Grade 5
At IPA since 2016

BA in Elementary Education – Chaminade University

BFA in Art – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Tina Vanyo
Tina Vanyo
Secondary Math
At IPA since 2018

MA in Mathematics Education - University of North Carolina at Pembroke

BA in Education and Mathematics - State University of New York at Potsdam

 

Shannon Vasilash
Shannon Vasilash
Executive Assistant to the Head of School / Administration Office Manager
At IPA since 2010
Joseph Villaluz
Joseph Villaluz
Grade 5
At IPA since 2017

MA in Elementary Education – San Francisco State University

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

Kerri Vincent
Kerri Vincent
Elementary Office Manager
At IPA since 2004

AS in Food Service Management – Kapiʻolani Community College

Aiddy Weisbecker
Aiddy Weisbecker
Secondary Spanish
At IPA since 2007

MA – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Devon Widmer
Devon Widmer
Secondary Design Technology
At IPA since 2022

PhD in Physical Chemistry – UCLA

MS in Chemistry – UCLA

BS in Chemistry and BA in English Literature – Denison University

Owen Williams
Owen Williams
Secondary English; Secondary Humanities
At IPA since 2018

MA in Literature – Washington State University

BA in Theater Studies – Duke University

Kyle Willmann
Kyle Willmann
Secondary Mathematics
At IPA since 2022
Elizabeth Wrazien
Elizabeth Wrazien
Secondary English
At IPA since 2019

BA – University of Scranton

Masters in Teaching – Saint Martin's University

Sabine Yamamura
Sabine Yamamura
Secondary History
At IPA since 2006

BA in English – Brigham Young University, Hawaiʻi

Gavin Yukitomo
Gavin Yukitomo
Director of Finance
At IPA since 2023