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EDUCATION

our goal

A skilled, fulfilled, globally engaged,

and thriving Hawaiʻi Island community.  

 

 

 

our strategy

Create learning pathways that build

connection to ʻāina, ‘ohana, communities,

and local-global servant leadership.

areas of focus

ʻĀINA ALOHA

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEARNING

WORKFORCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Our Team

Rachel Solemsaas

Chair

Dr. Rachel Solemsaas proudly serves as chancellor of Hawai‘i Community College since 2016. She is committed to positively impacting the world today so that she can provide a better future for the next generation and makes it her calling to eradicate the debilitating effects of poverty to families and children.

Julie Mowrer

Co-Chair

Julie Mowrer serves as the acting director of the Center for Community Engagement at UH Hilo. While her work strives to build capacity for community-engaged teaching at UH Hilo, her life-long passion is to create educational environments that truly nurture our keiki to discover their passions, talents and purpose so that school is an exciting world of discovery.

Tamia Mckeague

Co-Chair

Tamia McKeague, serves as a Project Manager for Kamehameha Schools, Hawai’i Island Regional team. She believes that by working collectively we can create nurturing and positive environments for our keiki to thrive in.

Learn More About Our Other Streams:

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HOUSING

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RESILIENCE HUBS

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ECONOMY

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FINANCIAL RESILIENCE

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HEALTH AND WELLbeing