Counseling Office Team Directory

<b>Lori Chiasson</b>
Lori ChiassonOffice Assistant
(808) 984-3598

Academic Counselors

<b>Wayne Aguiran</b>
Wayne AguiranCounselor
(808) 984-3327
Office: Ho’okipa Counseling Dept.

Primary Function:

  • Accounting (ACC)
  • Applied Business & Information Technology (ABIT)
  • Business Careers I-III (BUSC)
  • Business Technology (BTEC)
  • Hospitality & Tourism (HOST)
<b>Maggie Bruck</b>
Maggie BruckCounselor
(808) 984-3560
Office: Ho’okipa Counseling Dept.

Primary Function:

  • Dental (DENT)
  • Nursing (NURS)
  • Pharmacy Technician (PHARM)
  • Pre-Radiologic Technology (Kapi’olani Community College)
  • Pre-Emergency Medical Technician (Kapi’olani Community College

High School Liaison:

    Seabury High School
<b>Linda Fujitani</b>
Linda FujitaniCounselor
(808) 984-3226
Office: Ka Lama 216

Primary Function:

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources (AG)
  • Auto Body Repair and Painting (ABRP)
  • Fashion Technology (FT)
  • Sustainable Construction Technology (SUSC)
  • Degree-in-Three (D-3)
  • Running Start & Early Admit

High School Liaison:

    King Kekaulike High School
<b>Paula Heiskell</b>
Paula HeiskellCounselor (quarter-time)
(808) 984-3495
Office: Ho’okipa Counseling Dept.

Primary Function:

  • Liberal Arts (LBRT)
  • Human Services
<b>Kulamanu Ishihara</b>
Kulamanu IshiharaCounselor
Office: Ho’okipa Counseling Dept.
(808) 984-3272

Primary Function:

  • Administration of Justice (AJ)
  • Automotive Technology (AMT)
  • Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET)
  • Culinary Arts (CULN)

Disability Services:
Note Takers

High School & Education Center Liaison:

  • Maui Preparatory Academy
  • Hana High & Elementary School
  • Hana Education Center
<b>Michele Katsutani</b>
Michele KatsutaniCounselor
(808) 984-3325
Office: Ho’okipa Counseling Dept.

Primary Function:

  • Hawaiian Studies (HWST)
  • Liberal Arts (LBRT)
  • Human Services (HSER)
  • Early Childhood Education (ECED)

High School & Education Center Liaison:

  • Kamehameha School – Maui Campus
  • St. Anthony High School
  • Lahaina Education Center
<b>C. Ku`ulei Nakahashi</b>
C. Ku`ulei NakahashiCounselor
(808) 984-3247
Office: Ho’okipa Counseling Dept.

Primary Function:

  • Hawaiian Studies (HWST)
  • Liberal Arts (LBRT)
  • Human Services (HSER)
  • Early Childhood Education (ECED)

Education Center Liaison:
Institute of Hawaiian Music

<b>Susan Nartatez</b>
Susan NartatezCounselor
(808) 553-4490 ext. 3
Fax: (808) 553-4495

Lana‘i Education Center
329 7th Street
P.O. Box 630648

Lana’i City, HI 96763
Phone: (808) 565-7266
Fax: (808) 565-7269

Molokai Center:
P.O. Box 440
Kaunakakai, HI 96748

High School & Education Center Liaison:

  • Lānaʻi High & Elementary School
  • Molokai High School
  • UHM College of Education
<b>Eri Nomura</b>
Eri NomuraCounselor
(808) 984-3497
Office: Ho’okipa Counseling Dept.

Primary Function:

  • Liberal Arts (LBRT)
  • Sustainable Science Management (SSM)

Windward Community College:
Veterinary Assisting (VETA) Program Liaison

High School Liaison: Maui High School

<b>Shane Payba</b>
Shane PaybaCounselor
(808) 984-3496
Office: Ka Lama 116

Primary Function:
Liberal Arts (LBRT)

Disability Services: New Student Intakes & Accommodations

High School Liaison:

  • HP Baldwin High School
  • Lahainaluna High School
<b>Cheryl Rietz</b>
Cheryl RietzCareer and Transfer Counselor (half-time)
(808) 984-3495
Office: Ho’okipa Counseling Dept.

Primary Function : Career and Transfer counseling

Personal Support Counselors

<b>Aris Banaag</b>
Aris BanaagPersonal Support Counselor
(808) 984-3278
Office: Annex Rm 12

Primary Function: Personal Support Counseling

<b>Alan Maeda</b>
Alan MaedaPersonal Support Counselor (quarter-time)
(808) 984-3278
Office: Annex Rm 12

Primary Function: Personal Support Counseling