Community Service/Outreach

2018       Organizing Partner, 2nd Annual Cultural Animation Film Festival, Doris Duke Theatre, May 18-20

2018       Co-Organizer, Micronesian Women’s Summit, Burns Hall, East-West Center, April 21

2018      Presenter, Culturally Sustaining Education, Keonepoko Elementary School, Hawai‘i Island, February 7

2018      Resource Person assisting student with research on education-related legislative bills, Student Council Conference, Honolulu, January 26

2017      Co-organizer, Facilitator, and Presenter, Carrying Culture: Micronesia, Department of Education Professional Development Courses  with the Honolulu Museum of Art School, Kealakehe Intermediate School, Kailua-Kona, December 27-29

2017       Co-host with Gretchen Alther of the East-West Center’s Pacific Island Leadership Program (PILP), Pacific Islands Women’s Talk Story Circle, East-West Center, September 16

2017       Ways With Words: Communication Skills for College, Career, Life, 1-day class for the grant-funded Talent Search program for middle-school students, Maui College, Description: Using poetry as a starting point for personal expression, students will gain effective communication skills that will benefit them in college and careers. Explore art, film, and the music of Oceania through poetry and creative writing, July 17

2017       Co-organizer, Facilitator, and Presenter, Carrying Culture: Micronesia, Department of Education Professional Development Courses  with the Honolulu Museum of Art School, Maui College, June 17-19, and June 20-22 (two classes)

2017       Co-founder, 1st Annual Cultural Animation Film Festival, Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre, May 20-24, 2017, http://caff.twiddleproductions.com Closing Night Intro

2017       Community Engagement Panel Facilitator, Navigating Success Micronesian Student Summit, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, April 15

2017       Chairperson, Celebrate Micronesian Women Day, March 26

2017       Co-organizer & Presenter, Culturally Responsive Education & A Culturally Sustaining Learning Activity, Carrying Culture: Micronesia, Department of Education Professional Development Workshop, Honolulu Museum of Art School, March 24-26

2017       Cultures of Micronesia/Culturally Sustaining Education, Kalama Intermediate School Professional Development Workshop, Maui, April 12

2017       Culturally Sustaining Education for Pacific Islanders, Wailuku Elementary School Professional Development Workshop, Maui, January 19

2016       Presenter, Culturally Sustaining Education, Pu`u Kukui Elementary School, Maui, July 29

2016       Co-organizer & Presenter, Culturally Responsive Education & A Culturally Sustaining Learning Activity, Carrying Culture: Micronesia, Department of Education Professional Development Workshop, University of Hawai‘i-Hilo, July 5-7

2016       Co-organizer & Presenter, Culturally Responsive Education & A Culturally Sustaining Learning Activity, Carrying Culture: Micronesia, Department of Education Professional Development Workshop, Honolulu Museum of Art School, June 15-17

2016       Co-chairperson/Co-founder, Celebrate Micronesian Women Day, March 20

2016       Co-organizer & Presenter, Culturally Responsive Education & A Culturally Sustaining Learning Activity, Carrying Culture: Micronesia, Department of Education Professional Development Workshop, Honolulu Museum of Art School, March 17 and 19

2016       Culturally Sustaining Education for Micronesian Communities, Kalihi Elementary School Faculty/Staff Professional Development, January 13

2015       Co-Presenter, Micronesian Inspirations, Kaimuki High School’s Career & College Fair, April 10

2015       Co-organizer & Presenter, Carrying Culture: Micronesia, Department of Education Professional Development Workshop, Honolulu Museum of Art School, March 14-16

2014       Member, Planning Committee for the Honolulu Museum Carrying Culture: Micronesia Festival, September 2014-present

2014       Co-Presenter, Micronesian Perspectives, Central Middle School Professional Development Workshop, Honolulu; presentation on behalf of the Honolulu Museum of Art School, July 30

2014       Presenter, Carrying Culture: Micronesia, Department of Education Professional Development Workshop, Honolulu Museum of Art School, March 7

2013       Co-presenter, Micronesian Inspirations, Dole Intermediate School, September 25

2013       Panelist, CEEDs of Peace, Hawai‘i State Department of Education, September 21

2013       Volunteer Instructor, Basic Computer Skills, Pālolo ‘Ohana Learning Center, April

2013       Co-presenter, Micronesian Inspirations, Career Fair, Kaimukī High School, January 31

2012       Co-presenter, Using Technology to Implement Common Core State Standards, Responsive Education Summer Institute: Understanding Common Core State Standards, Kapi’olani Community College, June 9

2012       Member, Conference Planning Committee, Professional Development Summer Institute for DOE Paraprofessionals & Part-Time Teachers, Kapi’olani Community College, June 9

2012       Member, Planning Committee and Technical Support Lead, Micronesia Connects Conference for Micronesians in Higher Education, Kapi’olani Community College, April 14

2012       Co-host, UnConferenz Technology Conference, Kapi’olani Community College, February 25

2011       Guest Speaker, Protect Yourself in Cyberspace, Mililani High School, December 2

2010       Advisor, Pacific Islands Student Organization, Kapi‘olani Community College, January 2010-2012

2004       Volunteer, Partners in Development Foundation. Taught computer courses to PIDF staff on O‘ahu and Hawai‘i island and consulted on technology projects from 2004-2007

2003       Volunteer, Ala Wai Elementary School, Special Education Class (Ms. Noreen Goh).  I provided hardware and software support and in-service training. I made on-site visits twice a month, and helped select and install appropriate hardware and software.

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