Born and raised on Maui, Kaimana has an innate love for the island and spent her youth running through the mountains and swimming in the ocean. A fluent Hawaiian language speaker, Kaimana attended Hawaiian language immersion school until high school, and graduated from Seabury Hall. A DI volleyball scholarship took her to Washington, DC where she attended The George Washington University and double-majored in International Affairs and Geography.
After working in the non-profit and luxury travel industries for a number of years, Kaimana is excited to use her gifts of empowering others and building relationship as the Blue Zones Project Central Maui Engagement Lead.
Kaimana is the product of a home dedicated to Hawaiian values and community. She strives to fulfill the responsibilities bestowed upon her by her ancestors, family, and community with aloha (love), haʻahaʻa (humility), and ʻike pono (knowledge).
Kaimana and her husband Aaron have two young children. They love the beach, playing sports and spending time together as a family. An active community volunteer, Kaimana is a strong advocate for causes related to children, education, and the environment.