Join APACC, APASA, and RamEvents for an Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Keynote ft. Hina Wong-Kalu on Tuesday, April 4th! Don’t miss out on this incredible FREE event in the LSC Theatre at 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and NO ticket is necessary!
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Hinaleimoana hails from the boundary of Liliha and Puʻunui of Nuʻuanu, land of the Halauloa and Kulaʻikanaka winds and of the Lihau and Pōpōkapa Rains. She is a descendant of the line of Alapaʻinui and Kahu, of Paliokaweloa descending from Kawahinekoa and Kamoku and also traces roots to the families of Wong/Luke/Hu and Mathias.
Hinaleimoana has spent the last 30 years in various positions of leadership primarily connected with education and the Hawaiian community. She worked formally as an outreach worker within the transgender community and as a teacher of 13 years to K-12 students that attended Halau Lokahi Public Charter School. Hinaleimoana currently teaches kanaka in incarceration at Halawa Correctional Facility and Oahu Community Correctional Center. She is also the Cultural Advisor for the Howard Hughes Corporation Ward Village Development efforts in Kakaʻako/Kewalo in Kona, Oʻahu.