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(808) 839-1789
Katy ChenExecutive Director
Jennifer SchackFund Development Coordinator
Janel Tai
Office Manager
Position Vacant
Office Assistant
Virginia LordProject Coordinator

Child Care Training(808) 833-6866
Brenda WatanabeProfessional Development Manager
Gina Sayers
Training Program Specialist

Child Care Registry

Cynthia BallardRegistry Specialist    (808) 791-2126
Vina Delima
Registry Specialist    (808) 839-1791

Oahu Trainers: To contact trainers, please email or call Oahu Coordinator
Janelle Akuna
Cindy (Cynthia) Ballard
Louisa Butler
Genee DeMelloDale FaulknerLani Julian
Julie Kalakau
Joanne Kam
Ann Tom

Child Care Referral Program
(808) 839-1988
Jordana FerreiraOahu Coordinator
Deedra MillerFCC Recruiter
Raquel ClarkResource & Referral Specialist
Ava KuhnResource & Referral Specialist
MaryLou dePondicchelloRespite Program Specialist

USDA Child Care Food Program(808) 839-1990
Yolanda TiltonFood Program Manager
Mei Qing Ou
Food Program Mgr II
Mary Ann ChangFood Program Specialist
Audrey PasionFood Program Specialist
Brandie ShinFood Program Assistant

Preschool Open Doors
(808) 791-2130
Toll-Free for Neighbor Islands
Jim EberlePreschool Open Doors Program Manager
Fioni La
Preschool Open Doors Program Specialist II
Sharon HolubPreschool Open Doors Program Specialist I
Eric KanoPreschool Open Doors Program Specialist I
Nathan PattiePreschool Open Doors Program Specialist I
Joyce SweetPreschool Open Doors Administrator

PATCH West Hawaii

West Hawaii
(808) 322-3500
David OkumuraAssociate Director
Rochelle HallFCC Program Representative (R&R, Food Program)
Kathryn FosterProgram Specialist (Registry, FCC Recruiter)

West Hawaii Trainers
: To contact trainers, please email or call Island Coordinator

Stacy Brown
Gail Judd
Debra Low

PATCH East Hawaii

East Hawaii
(808) 961-3169
Shanna De Lima-Suganuma
East Hawaii Coordinator
Vicki DavisEast Hawaii Resource & Referral Specialist
Meshell BarronFCC Program Representative (FCC Recruiter, Food Program)
Jowett Chew-Marumoto
Program Specialist (QCP, Registry)

East Hawaii Trainers: To contact trainers, please email or call Island Coordinator
Jowett Chew-Marumoto
Leslie Estep


(808) 246-0622
Cathy ShanksKauai Coordinator
Natalia PerryFCC Program Representative (QCP, Food Program, FCC Recruiter)
Lorraine ShimauchiProgram Specialist (Registry)

Kauai Trainers
: To contact trainers, please email or call Island
Anna Peters
Frank Ranger
Lorraine Shimauchi


(808) 242-9232
Position Vacant
Maui Coordinator
Danae CabrerosProgram Representative
Rosemary ZazuFCC Recruiter (QCP, FCC Recruiter)
Leia SnyderProgram Specialist (Registry)

Maui Trainers
: To contact trainers, please email or call Island Coordinator

Leia Snyder

Kathy McDonald
Kanani Kan Hai

Traci Hisatake

Lanai & Molokai                    1-800-498-4145

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