E Komo Mai…

Aloha! Welcome to the Kapi`olani Community College Faculty Senate Homepage!

The Senate strongly believes in and practices shared governance and acknowledges the strength of the faculty voice and their collective wisdom in guiding the process. We honor those who came before us by continuing their principles of inclusivity and collaboration, and welcome our campus `ohana to share their voices. We can and we must work together to make our College – a place, a community that lives to proudly uphold Queen Kapi`olani’s motto, “Kulia I Ka Nu`u – Strive for the highest.” Please join us at our general meetings to share your mana`o – your insights, thoughts, and ideas.  Here is the meeting schedule for Fall 2022 to Spring 2023:

Fall 2022 – Spring 2023: AR Deadlines and Faculty Senate Meetings:

Meeting Date Agenda Available Executive Meeting Action Request Deadline
Monday, October 3, 2022
12:15 – 2:30 pm
Monday, September 26, 2022 Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Monday, September 19, 2022
Monday, November 7, 2022
12:15 – 2:30 pm
Monday, October 31, 2022 Wednesday, October 26, 2022 Monday, October 24, 2022
Monday, December 5, 2022
12:15 – 2:30 pm
Monday, November 28, 2022 Wednesday, November 23, 2022 Monday, November 21, 2022
Friday, January 13, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 Wednesday, January 11, 2023 N/A
Monday, February 6, 2023
12:15 – 2:30 pm
Monday, January 30, 2023 Wednesday, January 25, 2023 Monday, January 23, 2023
Monday, March 6, 2023
12:15 – 2:30 pm
Monday, February 27, 2023 Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Monday, February 20, 2023
Monday, April 3, 2023
12:15 – 2:30 pm
Monday, March 27, 2023 Wednesday, March 22, 2023 Monday, March 20, 2023
Monday, May 1, 2023
12:15 – 2:30 pm
Monday, April 24, 2023 Wednesday, April 19, 2023 Monday, April 17, 2023

We honor those in the present and those who will come after us by demonstrating our commitment to representing the Queen, and ensuring that our words and actions are pono (goodness, fair, just), transparent, and carried out with integrity and respect. We promise to listen and make decisions and recommendations that will enhance and advance our College and the campus community.

The Senate consists of 14 senators, elected to represent the voices and perspectives of their departments/programs/units. If you have any relevant concerns, issues, or requests, please contact your Senator today.

We look forward to hearing from you! Mahalo, The 2022-2023 Faculty Senate Team

Senators 2022-2023

Department Senator Email Address
 Arts and Humanities Kelli Nakamura, kellinak@hawaii.edu
 Business, Legal and Technology Richard Halverson, Chair richardh@hawaii.edu
 Culinary Arts John Santamaria manueljs@hawaii.edu
 Emergency Medical Services  Leaugeay Barnes  lcbarnes@hawaii.edu
 Health Sciences Shepherd Maingano maingano@hawaii.edu
 Hospitality Amy Shiroma als6@hawaii.edu
 Institutional Faculty Support Melissa Nakamura mchar@hawaii.edu
 Languages, Literature & Linguistics Carl Polley,  Secretary
 Library & CELTT Allyson Ota allyson@hawaii.edu
 Maida Kamber Center Stephen Harris, Vice Chair  snharris@hawaii.edu
 Math and Science Lisa Miller, Member-at-Large ljmiller@hawaii.edu
 Nursing Catherine Marin, Member-at-Large crmarin@hawaii.edu
 Social Sciences Philippe Gross grossphi@hawaii.edu
 Student Affairs Miki Crutchfield mikiac@hawaii.edu


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