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Meet our Counselors and Advisors

Counseling, Advising and Support Services Center











Jeanne Batallones, Counselor
Majors: Liberal Arts, Undeclared majors
Other Groups: Transfer
Coordinator/Reporter: Bayanihan Club at UHH Co-Advisor





Saesha Bohol-Perez, Advisor
Majors: All Majors, Unclassified






Karen Crowell, Counselor
Agriculture, Architectural Engineering and CAD Technologies, Auto Body Repair and Painting, Automotive Mechanics, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Diesel Mechanics, Electrical Installation and Maintenance, Environmental Studies, Electronics,  Forest TEAM, Hospitality and Tourism and Machine Welding and Industrial Mechanics
Other Groups: Phi Theta Kappa
Coordinator/Reporter: Alpha Psi Epsilon Co-Advisor


Kenoalani Dela Cruz, Counselor
Majors: Fire Science, Nursing (RN and LPN), and Liberal Arts with a Nursing Emphasis
Other Groups: Phi Theta Kappa
Coordinator/Reporter: Department Chair, Alpha Psi Epsilon Lead Advisor





Grace Funai, Counselor
Majors: On Sabbatical Leave







Glenn-Dee Kuwaye, Counselor
Majors: Running Start and Early Admissions Students
Coordinator/Reporter: Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator







Shayna Fuerte, Counselor
Majors: Running Start and Early Admissions Students, RISE Program First Year Freshmen
Coordinator/Reporter: GEAR UP, RISE Program






Larissa Leslie, Counselor
Majors: Digital Media Arts, Early Childhood Education, Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences (Biological and Physical Science), International and English Second Language
Coordinator/Reporter: New Student Orientation





Kaleopono Quintana, Counselor
Majors: Accounting, Business Technology, Hawaiian Lifestyles, Hawaiian Studies, Information Technology, Liberal Arts, Marketing  
Coordinator/Reporter: Conflict Resolution




Randiann Tokeshi, Counselor
Majors: Liberal Arts
Other Groups: Student Life





Warren "Wailani" Walker, Counselor
Majors: Administration of Justice, Human Services, Liberal Arts, Substance Abuse Counseling


Mental Health and Personal Development Service

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Kate De Soto, Mental Health Therapist LCSW
Other Groups: Clinical services are available for any Hawai'i CC student.
Coordinator/Reporter: Mental Wellness and Personal Development Service

Career and Job Development Center

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Helen Nishimoto, Counselor
Coordinator/Reporter: Career and Job Development Center

Hāʻawi Kōkua Program for Students with Disabilities

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Mari Giel, Counselor
Majors: All majors for Students with Disabilities
Other Groups: Students with disabilities including Chapter 31 Veterans, and those exiting drug treatment and/or correctional facilities
Coordinator/Reporter: Hāʻawi Kōkua Program, Kōkua Technology Lab