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Congratulations to the University of Hawaiʻi’s 2018 tenure and promotion recipients.

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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Tenure
Allen, Sarah—Associate Professor, College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature
Cheng, Zhiqiang—Assistant Specialist, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Chun, Gregory—Associate Specialist, College of Social Sciences
Deng, Youping—Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Guidry, Michael—Assistant Specialist, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Helfer, Michael—Assistant Specialist, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Students
Hill, Yao—Assistant Specialist, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Lee, Lenora—Specialist, William S. Richardson School of Law
Magnier, Eugene—Specialist, Institute for Astronomy
Szymczak, Victoria—Associate Professor, William S. Richardson School of Law
Terawaki, Megan—Junior Specialist, Office of Undergraduate Education
Van Duser, Kyle—Assistant Specialist, Office of Undergraduate Education

Tenure with Automatic Promotion
Arista, Denise—Associate Professor, College of Arts and Humanities
Azimov, Dilmurat—Associate Professor, College of Engineering
Baranec, Christoph—Associate Researcher, Institute for Astronomy
Bousquet, Ludovic—Associate Professor, College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature
Buelow, Stephanie—Associate Professor, College of Education
Buskirk, Patricia—Associate Professor, College of Social Sciences
Crow, Susan—Associate Professor, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Das, Ashok—Associate Professor, College of Social Sciences
Francis, Oceana—Associate Professor, College of Engineering
Freeman, Andrea—Associate Professor, William S. Richardson School of Law
Gasiorek, Jessica—Associate Professor, College of Arts and Humanities
Griswold, Jennifer—Associate Professor, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Hynson, Nicole—Associate Professor, College of Natural Sciences
Kim, Jiyoung—Associate Professor, College of Social Sciences
Li, Depeng—Associate Professor, College of Natural Sciences
Masuda, Akihiko—Associate Professor, College of Social Sciences
Maunakea, Alika—Associate Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Mostafanezhad, Mary—Associate Professor, College of Social Sciences
Murphy, Kelly—Associate Professor, College of Education
Neuheimer, Anna—Associate Professor, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Padwe, Jonathan—Associate Professor, College of Social Sciences
Peng, Yun—Associate Professor, College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature
Porter, Megan—Associate Professor, College of Natural Sciences
Spangler, Shawn—Associate Professor, College of Arts and Humanities
Takagi, Daisuke—Associate Professor, College of Natural Sciences
Taylor, Jack—Associate Professor, College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature
Trimble, A. Zachary—Associate Professor, College of Engineering
Von Doetinchem de Rande, Philip—Associate Professor, College of Natural Sciences
Wang, Liang—Associate Professor, College of Social Sciences
Ziegler, Nicole—Associate Professor, College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature

Promotion
Ai, Jing—Professor, Shidler College of Business
Alicata, Daniel Andrew—Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Bolger, Dennis—Associate Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Burnett, Kimberly—Specialist, College of Social Sciences
Chang, Ann—Associate Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Chang, Erica Soonyoung—Librarian V, Library Services
Cheng, Zhiqiang—Associate Specialist, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Conway, Thomas—Associate Specialist, College of Education
Donachie, Stuart—Professor, College of Natural Sciences
Donahue, Megan—Researcher, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Dong, Yingfei—Professor, College of Engineering
Friday, James—Specialist, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Furuta, Stephanie—Associate Specialist, College of Education
Guidry, Michael—Associate Specialist, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Higa, Marguerite—Professor, College of Natural Sciences
Hill, Yao—Associate Specialist, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Hoomanawanui, Sherilyn—Professor, College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature
Ikeda, Reid—Associate Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Johansen, Morgen—Professor, College of Social Sciences
Jung, Boo Chun—Professor, Shidler College of Business
Kaneshiro, Bliss—Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Khanal, Samir—Professor, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Kumar, Jason—Professor, College of Natural Sciences
Le Saux, Olivier—Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Lemus, Judith—Specialist, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Lynham, John—Professor, College of Social Sciences
Magdalena, Federico—Associate Specialist, School of Pacific and Asian Studies
Manes, Michelle—Professor, College of Natural Sciences
Meyer, Carl—Associate Researcher, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Ndhlovu, Lishomwa—Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Nishimura, Stephanie—Associate Specialist, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Okoji, Leslie—Associate Specialist, College of Education
O’Neill, Tara—Professor, College of Education
Pap, Ruby—Associate Extension Agent, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Park, Song-Yi—Associate Specialist, University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center
Powell, Brian—Professor, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Rao, Kavita—Professor, College of Education
Ratliffe, Katherine—Professor, College of Education
Romaniello, Matthew—Professor, College of Arts and Humanities
Schafer, Amy—Professor, College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature
Sheehey, Patricia—Professor, College of Education
Sinclair, Gwen—Librarian V, Library Services
Sinnett, Scott—Professor, College of Social Sciences
Soon, Reni—Associate Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Sproat, Dana—Professor, William S. Richardson School of Law
Stickley, Christopher—Professor, College of Education
Sugimoto-Matsuda, Jeanelle—Associate Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Tarui, Nori—Professor, College of Social Sciences
Tata, Kalpana—Associate Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Thorne, Mark—Specialist, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Tseng, Chien-Wen—Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Wells, Jenny—Professor, College of Education
Zhang, Guohui—Associate Professor, College of Engineering
Zhang, Wei—Professor, College of Social Sciences

Delegated Promotion
Terawaki, Megan—Assistant Specialist—Office of Undergraduate Education
Tschann, Mary—Assistant Researcher, John A. Burns School of Medicine

University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo

Tenure
Dela Cruz, Kurt—Junior Specialist, Division of Student Affairs
Goebel, Jonathon—Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Haraguchi, Mary Louise—Librarian III, Library
Mishina, Faith—Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Perroy, Ryan—Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences

Tenure and Promotion
Genz, Joseph—Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Sumida, Comfort—Assistant Specialist, Division of Student Affairs

Promotion
Awaya, Jonathan—Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Cooksey, Kathy—Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Hamad, Mazen—Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Higa-McMillan, Charmaine—Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Karides, Marina—Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Marusek, Sarah—Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Mishina, Faith—Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Mollegaard, Kirsten—Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Pacheco, Misty—Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Takamiya, Marianne—Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Yin, Jin—Professor, College of Arts and Sciences

Delegated Promotion
Morel, Rayna—Assistant Professor—College of Arts and Sciences
Reinicke, Justin—Assistant Specialist, College of Pharmacy

University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu

Tenure and Promotion
Furuto, Michael—Associate Professor, Humanities
Garcia, Alphie—Librarian III, Library Services
Hanaoka, Sharla—Associate Specialist, Academic Affairs/Distance Education and Humanities/Creative Media
Mironesco, Monique—Professor, Social Sciences Division
Widiasih, Esther—Associate Professor, Humanities

Promotion
Basham, Jennifer—Professor, Humanities
Rosenfeld, Alan—Professor, Humanities

Hawaiʻi Community College

Tenure and Promotion
Crowell, Karen Jean—Assistant Professor, CC, Counseling
Fujioka, Garrett—Assistant Professor, CC, Auto Repair/Paint
Giel, Mari—Assistant Professor, CC, Counseling and Guidance
Miguel, Luzviminda—Assistant Professor, CC, Nursing
Tsugawa, David—Assistant Professor, CC, English

Promotion
Chung, Anne Riki—Associate Professor, CC, Office Admin/Tech
Funai, Grace—Professor, CC, Counseling
Giordanengo, Samuel—Associate Professor, CC, History
Leslie, Larissa—Associate Professor, CC, Counseling and Guidance
Naguwa, Caroline—Professor, CC, English
Wilcox-Boucher, Claudia—Associate Professor, CC, Social Sciences

Delegated Promotion
Cantor, Stanley—Assistant Professor, CC, Vocational Technology

Honolulu Community College

Tenure and Promotion
Martin, Janina—Assistant Professor, CC, Human Development
Miller-Cabasug, Ina—Assistant Professor, CC, Career Counseling
Salvatierra, Bobby—Assistant Professor, CC, Diesel Tech

Promotion
Balbag-Gerard, Erica—Associate Professor, CC, Counseling
Egloria, Ross—Associate Professor, CC, Distance Education Coordinator
Hasegawa, Carol—Associate Professor, CC, Library
Kukulies, Emily—Professor, CC, Student Activities
Miho, Shanon—Professor, CC, Counseling
Sasaki, Stefanie—Associate Professor, CC, Library
Shaw, Jean—Professor, CC, Cooperative Education
Stearns, Jeff—Associate Professor, CC, English
Suda, Jolene—Associate Professor, CC, Learning Resources

Delegated Promotion
Fo, Guy—Assistant Professor, CC, Carpentry
Fukuoka, Steven—Assistant Professor, CC, Maintenance Repair
Levine, Sharleen—Assistant Professor, CC, American Studies
Paudyal, Bed—Assistant Professor, CC, English

Kapiʻolani Community College

Tenure
Cook, Amy—Assistant Professor, CC, Career Counseling
Kawaguchi, Tiffany—Assistant Professor, CC, Repiratory Therapy
Sellers, Kawehi—Assistant Professor, CC, Visitor Industry

Tenure and Promotion
Ferguson, Janice—Assistant Professor, CC, Nursing
Hanai, Aaron—Assistant Professor, CC, Physical Science
Santamaria, Manuel—Assistant Professor, CC, Food Service
Shin, Michelle—Assistant Professor, CC, General Education
Thomas, Anna—Assistant Professor, CC, Library
Tsai, Michael—Assistant Professor, CC, English

Promotion
Abara, Florentino—Professor, CC, Business Education
Chau, Aaron—Professor, CC, Food Service
Chong, Martin—Professor, CC, Allied Health
Cook, Amy—Associate Professor, CC, Career Counseling
Dorado, Mae—Associate Professor, CC, Medical Assisting
Fowler, Sharon—Associate Professor, CC, Career Counseling
Itomitsu, Grant—Associate Professor, CC, Food Service
Kawaguchi, Tiffany—Associate Professor, CC, Occupational Therapy Assisting
Kingdon, David—Associate Professor, CC, EMS
Lum, Anne—Professor, CC, Music
Manning, MacKenzie—Associate Professor, CC, Biological Science
Naito, Karl—Associate Professor, CC, Computer Center
Nakoa, Elizabeth—Professor, CC, Art
Silva, Anthony—Associate Professor, CC, ESL
Yamashiro, Amy—Associate Professor, CC, Biological Science
Yen, Liang-Mei—Professor, CC, Honda International Center

Delegated Promotion
Cepeda, Karla—Assistant Professor, CC, Nursing
Yrizarry, Lisa—Assistant Professor, CC, Career Counseling

Kauaʻi Community College

Tenure and Promotion
Millard, Erin—Assistant Professor, CC, Mathematics

Promotion
Chun, Dennis—Associate Professor, CC, Hawaiian Studies
Drent, Gigi Thu—Professor, CC, Mathematics
Kalk, Jonathan—Professor, CC, Mathematics
Napoleon, Tammie—Professor, CC, Nursing

Leeward Community College

Tenure
Leddy, Patrick—Associate Professor, CC, Special Programs

Tenure and Promotion
Aguilera, Kelsie—Assistant Professor, CC, Anthropology
Castillo, William—Assistant Professor, CC, Outreach Waiʻanae
Igarashi, Michelle—Assistant Professor, CC, English
MacDonald, Alyssa—Assistant Professor, CC, Biological Science
Mahi, Michele—Assistant Professor, CC, Speech
Nakamitsu, Kazuko—Assistant Professor, CC, Asian Pacific Language
Ogg, James—Assistant Professor, CC, Mathematics
Won, Frances—Assistant Professor, CC, English

Promotion
Adler, Corey—Associate Professor, CC, Sociology
Fujioka-Imai, Kathryn—Professor, CC, English
Inake, Rachael—Associate Professor, CC, Educational Media Center
Kawano, Warren—Associate Professor, CC, Business Education
Loo, Tiana—Associate Professor, CC, Career Counseling
Losch, Tracie—Professor, CC, Hawaiian Studies
Martel, Roberta—Professor, CC, Social Science
Polo, Blanca—Professor, CC, Data Processing
Shimabukuro Lee, Jan—Professor, CC, Career Counseling
Thompson, Erin—Professor, CC, Career Counseling

Maui College

Tenure
Aguiran, Wayne—Assistant Professor, CC, Counseling

Tenure and Promotion
Bhattacharya, Debasis—Assistant Professor, CC, Business Education
Botkin, Timothy—Assistant Professor, CC, Natural Science
Rutherford, Clifford—Assistant Professor, CC, Vocational Technology

Promotion
Azman, Rosiana—Professor, CC, Psychology
Liu, Liping—Associate Professor, CC, Business Education
Louie, Dean—Associate Professor, CC, Food Service

Windward Community College

Tenure and Promotion
Badua, Audrey—Assistant Professor, CC, Speech
Hanson, Deacon—Assistant Professor, CC, Business and Accounting
Webster, Jenny—Assistant Professor, CC, English

Promotion
French, Kathleen—Professor, CC, Sociology
Kershaw, Mariko—Associate Professor, CC, Library
Moore, Peter—Associate Professor, CC, Hawaiian Studies
Palacat Jr., Francis—Professor, CC, Psychology
Uyetake, Jane—Professor, CC, Career and Comm Education

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