Our board
The Pauahi Foundation board of directors oversees all the foundation's efforts. Made up of Kamehameha Schools’ trustees and chief operating officer, the board meets regularly to ensure that all work is aligned with KS’ educational mission and Strategic Plan 2020 goals, as well as Vision 2040.
 

Lance Keawe Wilhelm KSK’83

Chairman

Lance Keawe Wilhelm is the president and founder of The Wilhelm Group, a full-service development consultancy and construction management firm.

Leveraging his nearly 30 years of experience in construction and real estate industries, Wilhelm launched his firm to service and support private and public sector clients who are committed to improving Hawai‘i’s built environment in the infrastructure, hospitality, commercial and residential sectors.

Wilhelm is a board member for several non-profit organizations including the YMCA of Honolulu, Island Pacific Academy, and Hawai‘i Pacific University. Wilhelm is also actively engaged in labor relations, serving as trustee on a number of union trust funds.

Robert K.W.H. Nobriga KSK’91

Vice Chairman

Robert Nobriga is the president of Island Holdings, Inc., where he oversees a family of Hawai‘i companies engaged primarily in private equity and real estate investment, insurance products and services, and technology consulting. Prior to joining Island Holdings, Nobriga held several senior leadership roles in Hawai‘i primarily in the banking and health care sectors.

Nobriga served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of American Savings Bank, a subsidiary of HEI, Inc. He also served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Queen's Health Systems where his oversight included the Queen Emma Land Company and the financial investment portfolio (the endowment), the Queen's Development Corporation, and corporate functions of finance and information technology.

Prior to joining the executive team, Nobriga served as a trustee of the Queen’s board where he served as chairperson of its finance committee and as a member of its endowment and audit committees.

Elliot Mills

Director

Elliot Kawaiho‘olana Mills currently serves as the vice president of Hotel Operations for the Disneyland Resort and Aulani a Disney Resort and Spa.

He has worked in Hawai‘i’s travel industry for more than 25 years, holding executive and resort management positions on various islands with brands such as Marriott, Hyatt and Outrigger.

In addition to his duties at Aulani, Mills gives back to the local community through service as a board member for Hawai‘i Pacific Health, HMSA, Kapiolani Women and Children’s Hospital and the Hawai‘i Visitors and Convention Bureau.

Crystal Kauilani Rose KSK’75

Director

Crystal Kauilani Rose is a founding partner of the law firm Bays Lung Rose Holma, and has practiced real estate, trust, business and construction litigation for more than 35 years.

Rose is an expert in corporate governance and has served on the corporate boards of Central Pacific Bank, Hawaiian Airlines, Gentry Homes Ltd. and Hawaiian Electric Company.

She has also given back to the community in countless ways, including serving as a trustee of The Nature Conservancy; a board member for the Boys and Girls Club of Hawai‘i, Blue Planet Foundation and Child and Family Services; and a member of the advisory boards of Kamehameha Schools and Catholic Charities Hawai‘i.

Livingston “Jack” Wong

Director

Livingston “Jack” Wong is currently the chief executive officer for Kamehameha Schools.

Wong joined Kamehameha Schools in 1997, first serving as senior counsel from 1997-2000, then as director of the Endowment Legal Division from 2000-2013.

Prior to joining Kamehameha Schools, Wong represented international, national and local businesses, financial institutions and landowners, in the areas of real estate, finance, and business associations. Wong also previously served as an adjunct professor at Hawai‘i Pacific University, teaching courses in business law.

Wong is licensed to practice law in Hawai‘i and California. He is the past chair of the Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawai‘i State Bar Association and is currently the vice-chair of the Hawai‘i Council on Economic Education.