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Meet our Counselors and Advisors

Counseling, Advising and Support Services Center

Jeanne Batallones, Counselor
Email: jbatallo@hawaii.edu
Majors: Liberal Arts, Undeclared majors
Other Groups: Transfer
Coordinator/Reporter: Bayanihan Club at UHH Co-Advisor

Saesha Bohol-Perez, Student Activites Specialist
Email: saeshabp@hawaii.edu
Majors: N/A
Other Groups: Student Life

Karen Crowell, Counselor
Email: kcrowell@hawaii.edu
Majors: Agriculture, Architectual Engineering and CAD Technologies, Auto Body Repair and Painting, Automotive Mechanics, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Diesel Mechanics, Electrical Installation and Maintenance, Electronics, Machine Welding and Industrial Mechanics 
Other Groups: Phi Theta Kappa
Coordinator/Reporter: Alpha Psi Epsilon Co-Advisor

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Kenoalani Dela Cruz, Counselor
Email: noa@hawaii.edu
Majors: Fire Science, Nursing (RN and LPN), Liberal Arts Exploratory Health Sciences
Other Groups: Phi Theta Kappa
Coordinator/Reporter: Department Chair, Alpha Psi Epsilon Lead Advisor

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Grace Funai, Counselor
Email: gfunai@hawaii.edu
Majors: Accounting, Business Technology, Hospitality and Tourism, Information Technology, Liberal Arts Exploratory Business, Marketing

 

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Glenn-Dee Kuwaye, Counselor
Email: gkuwaye@hawaii.edu
Majors: Running Start and Early Admissions Students
Coordinator/Reporter: Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator

 

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Larissa Leslie, Counselor
Email: larissa8@hawaii.edu
Majors: Early Childhood Education, Environmental Sciences, Forest TEAM, Global Studies, Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences (Biological and Physical Science), International and English Second Language
Coordinator/Reporter: MySuccess, New Student Orientation

Kealaka`i Matsumoto, Early College Specialist
Email: ktm3@hawaii.edu
Majors: Running Start and Early Admissions Students

Craig Mitchell, Academic Advisor
Email: craigm2@hawaii.edu
Majors: All Majors, Unclassified

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Kaleopono Quintana, Counselor
Email: kaleopon@hawaii.edu
Majors: Administration of Justice, Creative Media, Digital Media Arts, Hawaiian Studies, Human Services, Liberal Arts, Substance Abuse Counseling
Coordinator/Reporter: Conflict Resolution

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Randiann Tokeshi, Counselor
Email: rtokeshi@hawaii.edu
Majors: Liberal Arts
Coordinator/Reporter: Student Life

Warren "Wailani" Walker, Counselor (Pālamanui)
Email: warrenwa@hawaii.edu
Majors: All majors at Pālamanui

Mental Health and Personal Development Service 

Kate De Soto, Mental Health Therapist LCSW
Email: kdesoto@hawaii.edu
Other Groups: Clinical services are available for any Hawai`i CC student
Coordinator/Reporter: Mental Health and Personal Development Service

Career and Job Development Center

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Helen Nishimoto, Counselor
Email: hschoneb@hawaii.edu
Coordinator/Reporter: Career and Job Development Center

Hāʻawi Kōkua Program for Students with Disabilities

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Mari Giel, Counselor
Email: marigiel@hawaii.edu
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