Authority Members

Authority Selection Rules

Members of the Hawai’i Community Development Authority

Chairperson: John Whalen
Vice Chairperson: Phillip Hasha
Secretary: Wei Fang

Full Authority = 17 members (15 voting, 2 non-voting)

At Large members (same for all boards)

  • John Whalen (6-30-2023)
  • Chason Ishii (6-30-2023)
  • Wei Fang (6-30-2022)
  • Vacant (Cultural Specialist) (6-30-2023)

Ex-Officio members (same for all boards)

  • Jade Butay (DOT)
  • Robert Yu (B&F)

Non-Voting ex-officio members

  • Kathy Sokugawa (City DPP)
  • William Aila (DHHL)

Community members (all three boards)

  • Donna Ann Camvel (6-30-2022)
  • Phillip Hasha (6-30-2021)
  • Jo-Ann C. Leong (6-30-2021)
  • Amy Luersen (6-30-2023)
  • Jason Okuhama (6-30-2021)
  • Kevin Sakoda (6-30-2023)
  • Shirley Swinney (6-20-22)
  • Maeda Timson (6-30-2021)
  • Mitchell Tynanes (6-30-2022)

 

Kaka’ako Authority= 10 members (9 voting, 1 non-voting)

At Large members

  • John Whalen
  • Chason Ishii
  • Wei Fang
  • Vacant (Cultural Specialist)

Ex-Officio members

  • Jade Butay (DOT)
  • Robert Yu (B&F)

Non-Voting ex-officio members

  • Kathy Sokugawa (City DPP)

Community members

  • Phillip Hasha
  • Jason Okuhama
  • Kevin Sakoda

 

Kalaeloa Authority= 11 members (9 voting, 2 non-voting)

At Large members

  • John Whalen
  • Chason Ishii
  • Wei Fang
  • Vacant (Cultural Specialist)

Ex-Officio members

  • Jade Butay (DOT)
  • Robert Yu (B&F)

Non-Voting ex-officio members

  • Kathy Sokugawa (City DPP)
  • William Aila (DHHL)

Community members

  • Shirley Swinney
  • Maeda Timson
  • Mitchell Tynanes

 

He’eia Authority= 10 members (9 voting, 1 non-voting)

At Large members

  • John Whalen
  • Chason Ishii
  • Wei Fang
  • Vacant (Cultural Specialist)

Ex-Officio members

  • Jade Butay (DOT)
  • Robert Yu (B&F)

Non-Voting ex-officio members

  • Kathy Sokugawa (City DPP)

Community members

  • Donna Ann Camvel
  • Jo-Ann C. Leong
  • Amy Luersen

 

HCDA  Executive Director
Aedward Los Banos