Authority Members

Authority Selection Rules

Members of the Hawai’i Community Development Authority

Chairperson: John Whalen
Vice Chairperson: Mary Pat Waterhouse
Secretary: Shirley Swinney

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

  • At Large members
    • John Whalen (6-30-2019)
    • Mary Pat Waterhouse (6-30-2019)
    • Wei Fang (6-30-2018)
    • Beau Bassett (Cultural Specialist) (6-30-2019)
  • Ex-Officio members (same for all boards)
    • Ford Fuchigami (DOT)
    • Wesley Machida (B&F)
  • Non-Voting ex-officio members
    • Kathy Sokugawa (City DPP)
    • Jobie Masagatani (DHHL)
  • Community members (all three boards)
    • Donna Camvel (6-30-2021)
    • Michael Golojuch, Sr. (6-30-2018)
    • Phillip Hasha (6-30-2021)
    • Jo-Ann C. Leong (6-30-2021)
    • Amy Luersen (6-30-2019)
    • William Oh (6-30-2019)
    • Jason Okuhama (6-30-2021)
    • Shirley Swinney (6-20-2018)
    • Maeda Timson (6-30-2021)

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

  • At Large members (same for all boards)
    • John Whalen
    • Mary Pat Waterhouse
    • Wei Fang
    • Beau Bassett (Cultural Specialist)
  • Ex-Officio members (same for all boards)
    • Ford Fuchigami (DOT)
    • Wesley Machida (B&F)
  • Non-Voting ex-officio members
    • Kathy Sokugawa (City DPP)
  • Community members
    • Phillip Hasha
    • William Oh
    • Jason Okuhama

 

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

  • At Large members (same for all boards)
    • John Whalen
    • Mary Pat Waterhouse
    • Wei Fang
    • Beau Bassett (Cultural Specialist)
  • Ex-Officio members (same for all boards)
    • Ford Fuchigami (DOT)
    • Wesley Machida (B&F)
  • Non-Voting ex-officio members
    • Kathy Sokugawa (City DPP)
    • Jobie Masagatani (DHHL)
  • Community members
    • Maeda Timson
    • Michael Golojuch, Sr.
    • Shirley Swinney

 

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

  • At Large members (same for all boards)
    • John Whalen
    • Mary Pat Waterhouse
    • Wei Fang
    • Beau Bassett (Cultural Specialist)
  • Ex-Officio members (same for all boards)
    • Ford Fuchigami (DOT)
    • Wesley Machida (B&F)
  • Non-Voting ex-officio members
    • Kathy Sokugawa (City DPP)
  • Community members
    • Donna Camvel
    • Jo-Ann C. Leong
    • Amy Luersen

HCDA Executive Director
Jesse Souki