Hawaii

Commissioner

Dr. Kathleen F. Berg
Dr. Kathleen F. Berg

Primary Point of Contact

Dr. Kathleen F. Berg
Curriculum Research & Development Group, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa
1229 Kuuna Street
Kailua, HI, 96734
kberg@hawaii.edu, ph 808.262.5008

Biography

Secondary Point of Contact

John Erickson
Complex Area Superintendent, Aiea-Moanalua-Radford
Hawaii Department of Education
john.erickson@k12.hi.us
1122 Mapunapuna Street
Suite 200
Honolulu, Hawaii 96819

School Liaison(s)

Air Force
Elaine Daly-Rath
School Liaison
HQ PACAF-JBPHH
elaine.daly-rath.1@us.af.mil ph 808.449.8881
Website: https://jbphh.greatlifehawaii.com/family/school-liaison-office

Army
Tamsin Keone
School Liaison
USAG Hawaii
tamsin.k.keone.naf@mail.mil ph 808.655.8326
Website: https://hawaii.armymwr.com/programs/school-support-services

Wendy Nakasone-Kalani
School Liaison
USAG Hawaii
wendy.k.nakasone-kalani.naf@mail.mil ph 808.655.8326
Website: https://hawaii.armymwr.com/programs/school-support-services

Marine Corps
Amy Solomon
MCB Hawaii School Liaison Program
amy.solomon@usmc.mil, ph 808.257.2019
Website: https://hawaii.usmc-mccs.org/marine-family-support/child-and-youth/school-liaison-program

Navy
Alejandra Sanchez
School Liaison
Barking Sands Pacific Missile Range Facility
alejandra.sanchez1@navy.mil ph 808.335.4453
Website: https://pmrf.greatlifehawaii.com/family/school-liaison-office

Cherise Castro
School Liaison
Pearl Harbor-Hickam Joint Base
nrhslo@navy.mil ph 808.473.0725
Website: https://jbphh.greatlifehawaii.com/family/school-liaison-office

Seal of Hawaii

Chief State School Officer

Keith Hayashi, State Superintendent, Hawaii Department of Education

Attorney

Holly Shikada, Attorney General, Department of the Attorney General

Military Family Education Liaison

Vacant

Military/DOD Representative

COL Steven McGunegle, USA Commander, US Army Garrison Hawaii
CAPT Anthony Pecoraro, USN Chief of Staff, Navy Region Hawaii
Col Monica Granding, USAF Commander, 647th Air Base Group, 15th Wing, and Deputy Commander, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
Col Angenene Robertson, Director, Manpower and Personnel, US Indo-Pacific Command
Col Jeremy Beaven, USMC Commanding Officer, Marine Corps Base Hawaii
CDR Jarod Toczko, USCG, Resources Division Officer, US Coast Guard District 14

State Council Members

Dr. Kathleen F. Berg, Curriculum Research & Development Group, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Governor David Ige, State of Hawaii
Keith Hayashi, State Superintendent, Hawaii Department of Education
Sean Tajima, Complex Area Superintendent, Campbell-Kapolei Complex,
Hawaii Department of Education
Robert Davis, Complex Area Superintendent, Mililani-Leilehua-Waialua Complex,
Hawaii Department of Education
John Erickson, Superintendent, Moanalua-Radford-Aiea Complex, Hawaii Department of Education
Raymond Fujino, Executive Director, Oahu Interscholastic Association
Lanelle Hibbs, Complex Area Superintendent, Kailua-Kalaheo Complex
Representative Justin Woodson, Hawaii House of Representatives
Senator Michelle Kidani, Hawaii State Senate
Wendy Nakasone-Kalani, School Liaison Officer, US Army Garrison Hawaii (*appointed by the Hawaii Education Liaison Officers Council)
Cherry Okahara, Military Liaison, Hawaii Department of Education

State Council Meeting

January 20, 2017
Agenda
December 8, 2017
Agenda
June 15, 2018
AgendaMinutes
September 10, 2018
Agenda
July 3, 2019
Agenda
October 2, 2019
Agenda
January 15, 2020
Agenda | Minutes
May 11, 2021
Agenda | Minutes
July 19, 2021
Agenda | Minutes
July 21, 2022
Agenda | Minutes
May 31, 2023
Agenda | Minutes
May 10, 2024
Agenda | Minutes

State Website

End of Year Report

Resources

State Profile