The longest serving Chairperson at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Trustee Apoliona was first elected to OHA in 1996, and was re-elected to her 4th, four-year-term as Trustee At-Large in 2008. She served the Hawaiian community at Alu Like for 19 years, six of them as the President and CEO before going to OHA. Apoliona has been a Director of Bank of Hawaii Corporation since 2004 and its subsidiary Bank of Hawaii since 1994. And as a member of Olomana, she is a recipient of the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts.
This series features interviews of Native Hawaiians on Top of their Game. For more interviews about successful Hawaiian role models pick up a free copy of the Ka Wai Ola, or subscribe to the free newspaper on-line at OHA DOT ORG. Featured Guest: S. Haunani Apoliona, MSW