Faculty

Faculty & Staff Directory

You can reach out to any staff member through our school’s general email, info@kaohaoschool.org.

INTERIM DIRECTOR– Kristin Hanaoka
SCHOOL MAIN NUMBER – 266-7844
FAX NUMBER – 266-7848

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF:

  • Registrar – Ruth Maiwela 266-7844
  • Office Manager – Kim Way 266-7844
  • Health Aide – Lauren Brindock 266-7844

OTHER CERTIFICATED STAFF:

  • RTI – Larryn Lerma
  • Technology Coordinator – Darraghlynn Lee

CUSTODIAL STAFF:

  • Head Custodian – Jeff Mizuno 266-9647
  • Custodian –  Willie Okada 266-9647

SPECIALS:

  • SEL – Keri Powers
  • Library – Laura Darrow
  • Art – Kristi Petosa-Sigel
  • Technology  – Mandy Lemes
  • Papa ‘Ike Hawai’i – Kumu Lilinoe Sterling
  • Physical Education – Lindsey Lowe

SPECIAL EDUCATION and OTHER SERVICES:

Resource Teachers – Effie Egan, Heather Tyrrell,  Lynn Zinsius
Counselor – Keri Powers
Student Services Coordinator – Kim Corbin
Student Services Coordinator Clerk – Nadine Souza
Special Education Educational Assistants – Rene Palko,  Kailani Swoish, Doreen Yasukochi, VACANT
OG Reading – Margie Caliri
Speech Pathologist (assigned from District) – Julie Smith
Occupational Therapist (assigned from District) – Bethany Brown
James Miyashiro

FACULTY:

Kindergarten – Mimi Ishikawa and Shawna Ramos
First Grade – Shelly Ciano and Vicki Villegas
Second Grade – Mackenzie Doka and Barb VanDerKamp
Third Grade – Erin Bishop and  Maile McKay
Fourth Grade – Maria Gomes and Marissa Onaga
Fifth Grade – Larryn Lerma and Judy Farnham-Pao
Sixth Grade – Holly Kemsley and Parker Sawyer

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS (EAs):

Kindergarten – Mackenzie Slocum and Wailea Staudinger
First Grade – Kahea Kauhi and Haunani Soares-Haae
Second Grade – Jane Hinrichs and Heather Lawitzke
Third Grade – John De’Orio
Fourth Grade – Haku Durant
Fifth Grade – Kim Starr
Sixth Grade – Mari Phillips-Ligsay

All School Support – Rocky Sauer