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Advisory Councils

Native Advisory Council

The Native Advisory Council (NAC) is comprised of renowned Native Hawaiian leaders. The NAC provides guidance on the cultural competence of the Center’s goal, objectives and interventions. The members also facilitate the dissemination of information to native networks.


S. Haunani Apoliona, MSW
Trustee at Large
Office of Hawaiian Affairs

J. Kūhiō Asam, MD
Executive Director
Lunalilo Home and Trust

J. Keawe‘aimoku Kaholokula, PhD
Chair, Department of Native Hawaiian Health
John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai`i

Shawn Malia Kana‘iaupuni, PhD
Director, Public Education Support Division
Kamehameha Schools