David Keola is the HSHK Administrative Officer. He oversees the overall fiscal/administrative operations of the school. He graduated from Nanakuli High and Intermediate School in 1983. Shortly after graduating from high school he participated in the College Opportunities Program here at the University of Hawaii and enrolled at the university in the Fall of 1983. In 1989 he graduated from the university with a BBA in Accounting. In 1990 he was hired as a fiscal officer at the School of Earth Science and Technology (SOEST). There he managed the fiscal operations of the Oceanography Department and Marine Geochemistry and Geology Division for seventeen years. In 2007, he accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer here at Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge.