President Rusty Estrella is a Hana High graduate, who served four years in the United States Air Force. He recently returned to Hana, where he now works for Hawaiian Telcom. He is honored to help shape and direct the lives of Hana’s youth.

Vice President Kauʻi Kanakaʻole is Executive Director of Ala Kukui cultural center and kumu hula of Halau o Nakaulakuhikuhi in Hana. She is a 1993 alumna of Hana School who received her bachelor’s degree in English, with a minor in Hawaiian studies, and teaching certificate from UH Hilo. Her family runs a nonprofit organization named for her grandmother, Edith Kanakaʻole Foundation, home of her family’s Halau o Kekuhi.

Secretary Kathleen Street is a former Public Health Nurse for the Hana District, and previously supervising nurse for the former Hana Medical Center. Her nursing degree is from Maui Community College and she received her BSN degree from the University of Hawaiʻi, Maui Outreach Program. After 31 years working for the State of Hawaiʻi, she recently retired.

Treasurer Stephan Reeve is a farmer in the Hana District. He holds degrees in soil science and cultural geography from UC Berkeley, and was formerly a basketball coach at Hana High School.

Kamaui Aiona is a Maui County firefighter and former garden director of ethnobotanical Kahanu Garden in Hana, part of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, and manager of Piʻilanihale Heiau, a 500-year-old Hawaiian temple in the property. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Hawaiian studies and natural sciences, and a master’s degree in botany.

Solomon Kahalewai Hoopai, beloved in Hana as “Uncle Bully,” is a master stone wall builder who has worked in the construction industry for years as a foundation specialist. When building stone walls, he “talks to the pohaku and they are happy because they have purpose.”

Roy O’Connor is president of Saroc Inc., a private investment firm, and former vice-president of Hana Ranch Partners. He sits on the boards of Montana Land Reliance (president), International Wildlife Film Festival, Blackfoot Chapter of Trout Unlimited, and the Appleseed Foundation.