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Kaimuki-Waialae Branch

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Meet Our People

The goals of a movement like the Y has always been to enrich the lives of those in our community. ​Meet our Board of Managers and Key staff that make up the Y at Kaimuki-Waialae.

Kaimuki Y Board of Managers

Deanne L. Haugaard
Sen. Les Ihara, Jr.
Michael Lau
Nicole Matsumoto
Jason M. Minami
Dora Nakafuji
Phyllis Oliver
Wes Pei
Joseph Tripp
Liann Unebasami
Sharene Urakami-Oyama
Ryker Wada

Kaimuki Y Leadership Staff


Ananda Chou, Branch Executive Director

Ananda Chou has been strengthening communities in Hawaii for the past 13 years with the YMCA of Honolulu. Ananda began her career with the Y as a Fitness attendant. She has since won many hats in the Y including Welcome Center Clerk, Office Manager, Donor Relations Coordinator, Membership and Marketing Director, and Executive Director of the Atherton YMCA Branch. She currently serves as Executive Director for the Kaimuki YMCA Branch and loves working for the Y where she has the opportunity to make a difference every day.

Bryan Murphy, Youth Program Director

Cat Field, Senior Program Director: Membership, Healthy Lifestyles, Aquatics

Rachel Morrison, Aquatics Director