DIOCESAN BOARD OF EDUCATION
Advancing the Mission, Vision, and Philosophy of Hawaii Catholic Schools
The diocese has a 13-member Board of Education which advises the superintendent and the bishop on policies and strategic direction of the Hawaii Catholic Schools. Our board represents all parts of the state with their diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Keith Yoshida
Vice President at Par Hawaii
CENTRAL OAHU VICARIATE

Bro. Edward Brink, SM
Chaminade University
MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Rev. Gary Colton
Pastor – Maria Lanakila Church, Retired
MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Marlene DeCosta
Director of Real Estate – Diocese of Honolulu MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Rev. Edmundo Barut, Jr.
Presbyteral Council

Celina Haigh
Principal – St. Catherine School
KAUAI VICARIATE

Rev. Dennis Koshko
Pastor – Holy Trinity Church
PRESBYTERAL COUNCIL

Christina Malins
Principal – Holy Family Catholic Academy
WEST HONOLULU VICARIATE

Gail Mitchell
Community Volunteer, Former Board President – Central Oregon Community College
MAUI/LANAI VICARIATE

Karen T. Nakamura
Community Volunteer, CEO Retired – Building Industry Association-Hawaii
MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Cindy Olaso
Principal – Our Lady of Good Council School
CENTRAL OAHU VICARIATE

Llewellyn Young, Ph.D.
Principal – St. Joseph Catholic School, Hilo
EAST HAWAII VICARIATE

Rev. Herman Gomes, SSCC
Pastor – St. Ann Church & Model Schools
PASTORS WITH SCHOOLS