On behalf of my colleagues on the Board of Directors of the Pauahi Foundation, I am pleased to announce that Pono Ma‘a KSK’82, director of Kamehameha Schools Resource Centers, has accepted our offer to take on the role of interim executive director of the Foundation.
Pono’s experience, demonstrated leadership ability and positive energy will be a strong fit to help lead Pauahi Foundation in continuing its direction and positive momentum. His task will be to lead, push forward, and continue the current strategic direction of the organization with the guidance and support of the board of directors.
In our discussions, Pono has expressed excitement about this interim position and the opportunity to contribute to the mission of the Pauahi Foundation. He recognizes that during this interim period, it is important to lead, motivate, communicate with, and manage the staff with continuity to help them succeed.
We are happy and fortunate to have found a leader of Pono’s quality and skills who was willing to take on this important job. Please join us in welcoming Pono to his new position, and in supporting him in the good work of the Foundation that lies ahead.
Caroline Peters Belsom KSK’66
Chair, Board of Directors