Board of Directors

diagram of HCAP Tri-Partite Board StructureThe HCAP Board of Directors is the governing body of the organization, responsible for oversight of all affairs of HCAP. The composition of HCAP’s Board of Directors consists of a tripartite membership – one-third of the members represent the public sector, one-third of the members represent the private sector, and one-third of the members represent the resident sector.

This unique Board structure allows all voices in the community to be represented, in order to help HCAP deliver the best programs and services possible to the communities we serve.

2015-2016 Board of Directors


Garrick L.H. Goo – Chairperson
Pauni Nagaseu-Escue – Vice Chairperson
Representative Isaac W. Choy – Secretary/Treasurer


Frank Lopez – Office of the Governor
Terrence Aratani – Office of Senator Brian T. Taniguchi
Mark L. Forman – Office of Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland
Blake Oshiro- Office of Representative Calvin Say
Colleen Minami – Office of Representative Marcus Oshiro
Judge Kevin A. Souza – Hawaii State Judiciary
Rep. Isaac W. Choy – Mayor’s Representative


Kiani Cockett – Central District Advisory Council
Julianna Moefu-Kaleopa – Central District Advisory Council
Pauni Nagaseu-Escue - Kalihi-Palama District Advisory Council
Rebecca Allen - Leahi District Advisory Council
Justin Pequeno – Leeward District Council
Renee Kiaha-Pakele – Windward District Advisory Council
Tricia Kirn – Head Start Policy Council


Garrick L.H. Goo – Attorney at Law, LLC
Phyllis Ida – P-3 Windward Grant
Judy Hirashima – Hawaiian Electric Company
Samuel Moku – Hawaii Pacific University
Alan Shinn – Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
William Shiroma – Bank of Hawaii
Elmer Kaai – Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce