University of Hawai‘i
at Mānoa

Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies

2645 Dole Street Honolulu, HI 96822 Fax(808) 973-0988

Office

KAMA 208A

Contact

Email

rochelle@hawaii.edu

Phone

808-956-0588

ROCHELLE KAʻALOA

Assistant Specialist

Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies

About

Rochelle Piʻilani Hussey Kaʻaloa is a faculty assistant specialist at Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies and is currently the Hawaiian Studies Master’s Program Graduate Chair.  In her position she additionally provides Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge information technology consulting around distance education, the school knowledge well (digital repository), and technology assistance and integration projects. She holds a Master’s degree in educational technology and has over 15 years experience as an educator working and researching in the areas of indigenous education, distance education, and instructional design.   Her current research agenda is in Native Hawaiian education, particularly in the area of access and use of technology by Native Hawaiian teachers and students.  Her doctoral research focuses on working closely with higher education faculty and staff to support the integration of emerging technology for teaching and learning in higher education.