MORNING SESSION I
10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Talk Story: How to Be a Social Change Agent
We’ll discuss how you can become an engaged citizen in Hawaii, and what it takes to be an effective and ethical leader. Learn from these community leaders about making a positive difference in Hawaii.
Micah Kane, CEO, Hawaii Community Foundation
Micah Kane is the CEO and President of the Hawaii Community Foundation, the state’s largest and oldest foundation that works with individuals, families, foundations, government agencies, and organizations to transform lives and improve our communities. His previous work experience includes being the Chairman of the Hawaiian Homes Commission & the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands. Micah currently serves as a Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Kamehameha Schools and is a corporate Board of Director with the Hawaiian Electric Company.
Corbett Kalama, VP of Real Estate Investments & Community Affairs, Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Corbett Kalama is the Vice President of Real Estate Investments and Community Affairs with the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. Prior to joining the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Corbett spent 31 years with First Hawaiian Bank. In his role as an executive vice president he was responsible for the bank’s Oahu region, managing the institution’s more than 30 branches on the island. Corbett serves on the boards of several local organizations including the Pacific & Asian Affairs Council, Hawaii Nature Center, Friends of Hawaii Charities, UH-Hilo Small Business Advisory Board, Polynesian Voyaging Society, Pacific Islands in Communication and the Hawaii Institute for Public Affairs. Additionally, he serves as Trustee for the Kamehameha Schools.
Tammi Oyadomari-Chun, Academic Program Officer, University of Hawaii Community Colleges
Tammi leads statewide initiatives that enable more students to achieve their educational and career goals. Oyadomari-Chun has held key positions in the government and non-profit sectors including Assistant Superintendent for the Office of Strategy, Innovation and Performance at the State of Hawaii Department of Education, Vice President for Programs at Hawaii Community Foundation, Policy Analyst for the Office of the Governor and Executive Director for Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education. Oyadomari-Chun is the Chair of the Aloha United Way Education Impact Council and on the board of Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders. She earned an educational doctorate from the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education, a master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government, and a bachelor’s degree from Pomona College.
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