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Dawn Naomi S. Chang

Ms. Chang is an expert on land issues and regulatory requirements. She served 14 years as Deputy Attorney General and counsel to various State Boards and Commissions such as the Land Board, Island Burial Councils, and Water Commission. Ms. Chang is a former social worker with Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center. She received her law degree from the Richardson School of Law, a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Hawai‘i, and a BA in sociology from the University of Hawai‘i. Ms. Chang is a member of the Hawai‘i State Bar Association and Native Hawaiian Bar Association. She also served on the boards of various community organizations such as KEY Project, Hawai‘i Historic Foundation, Camp Mokulē‘ia, Waimānalo Teen Project, Hawai‘i Youth Opera Chorus, Ho‘okano Family Land Trust, parent representative on the local school board for the Education Laboratory (formerly University Laboratory School), Planned Parenthood, and Pacific Islands Land Institute.

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Kanani Kealalio

Ms. Kealalio is the Administrative & Compliance Officer who manages Ku‘iwalu’s administrative affairs. She has extensive experience in the area of Transportation administration as she has served as executive assistant to the Director and Deputy Director of the State Department of Transportation and the Deputy Director of the City & County of Honolulu’s Department of Transportation Services. Based upon Ms. Kealalio’s experience, she also provides assistance on compliance requirements with federal, state, and county laws and regulations.