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Moloka`i Team

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Paula Toki Araullo Tanemura Morelli, PhD., Executive Director
Director of MCAPP since August 2013, Paula is a third-generation descendant of Filipino and Japanese immigrants, raised on the Hawaiian Islands of Moloka`i and `Oahu. In August 2016, she retired from University of Hawai`i, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, as chair of the PhD Program, and Behavioral Mental Health specialization. Her practice and research focus on preventing trauma and improving community-based programs through strengths enhancing evaluation approaches (SEER https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEubejt8oUg).

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Kealoha Kevin Hooper, Program Coordinator
Raised on the island of Molokai in Kalamaula Homestead after High School resided in Portland Oregon to work on his studies in Business/Arts. Recently returned home to give back to his community and pursue his career in social work. 
Co-Chair Grassroots benefit Committee, Board Member of Molokai relay for life.  In addition to his current position he is a current certified HCCI (Hawaii Caring Community Initiative) trainer in suicide prevention. 

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Andrea Titi Adolpho Hernandez, Prevention Educator
Daughter of Carl Healani Adolpho and Elladine Puaalakai Sylva. Currently the Program/Office Manager for Child & Family Services on Molokai and a Community Organizer for Consuelo Foundation. She is a certified sexual assault crisis advocate and a member of MoSART (Molokai Sexual Assault Response Team).  She is also a board member for Na Puuwa'i-Native Hawaiian Healthcare System. Andrea is also involved with the State Department of Health Rape Prevention Education Program, CAN (Community Action Network) as team leader.  She credits her character and values to having a strong ohana.

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Richard Alboroto, Evaluation Coordinator
Richard Alboroto is a PhD in Social Welfare student at the University of Hawaii Manoa. Born and raised in the Philippines. His research interests are on child welfare, child maltreatment, child sexual prevention, and Filipino family caregivers. He is currently a graduate assistant at Consuelo Foundation in Honolulu. He received his baccalaureate degree in Social Work from Brigham Young University- Laie, Hawaii. He later received his masters degree in Social Work from Brigham Young University- Provo, Utah with concentration in research.

edwina Edwina Lokelani GreenleafUniversity of Hawai`i, MSW Graduate Intern
Edwina was born and raised on Moloka`i, and is passionate about the wellbeing of the island and its people. She is an alumni of Moloka’i Adult Education Center, and received her BA in Psychology from the University of Hawaii, Hilo Distance Education Program. Edwina is currently employed at Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. as a Case Manger III. She serves as the Molokai Representative to the National Association of Social Workers, Hawaii Chapter, Board of Directors.
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Dawn Mahi, Consuelo Foundation Honolulu, Program Officer
Raised in Kailua, Kāne'ohe and Washington State, Dawn Mahi believes in the endless potential for communities to manifest true health and abundance on their own terms.  Although she supports from afar as Consuelo Foundation Program Officer at the Honolulu office, she is fully committed and honored to be apart of the MCSAPP team.  Her experience is in public health, cultural studies, community development and liminality; she has a Bachelor's Degree from the Evergreen State College and spends as much time with kūpuna as she can.