Our Board
The Pauahi Foundation board of directors oversees all the foundation's efforts. Made up of Kamehameha Schools’ trustees and chief operating officer, the board meets regularly to ensure that all work is aligned with KS’ educational mission and Strategic Plan 2020 goals, as well as Vision 2040.
 

Lance Keawe Wilhelm KSK’83

Chairman

Lance Wilhelm is currently the managing principal for Irongate, overseeing its current and future development operations in Hawai‘i. Prior to joining Irongate, he held the position of senior vice president for Hawai‘i operations at Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.

Wilhelm is a board member for several non-profit organizations including the YMCA of Honolulu, Island Pacific Academy, and Hawai‘i Pacific University. Wilhelm is also actively engaged in labor relations, serving as trustee on a number of union trust funds.

Robert K.W.H. Nobriga KSK’91

Vice Chairman

Robert Nobriga is currently serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer at American Savings Bank, where he leads the treasury, financial planning and accounting teams. His teams work across the bank to support strategic initiatives and business growth.

Before he joined ASB, Nobriga was executive vice president and chief financial officer at Queen’s Health Systems. He oversaw The Queen Emma Land Company, The Queen’s Development Corporation, Endowment, Corporate Development, Corporate Planning, Finance, Treasury, Revenue Cycle, and Information Technology divisions.

Prior to joining the executive team, Nobriga served as a trustee of the Queen’s board where he served as chairperson of the Finance Committee and as a member of the Endowment and Audit Committees.

Micah Kāne KSK’87

Director

Micah A. Kāne is currently the president and chief operating officer of Hawai‘i Community Foundation (HCF) – a position held since 2016.  Previous, he served for seven years on HCF’s Board of Governors before transitioning into a management capacity.

Before serving with HCF, Kāne was the chief operating officer of Pacific Links Hawai‘i, responsible for the company’s Hawai‘i operations and future acquisitions in the islands.

Over the years Kāne has been recognized for various awards including the Salvation Army Partners in Community Service Award, Hawaiian Leader of the Year Award from the Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club, Ho‘oulu Leadership Award for Government, Environmental Council Award, Spirit of the Year Award from the Aloha United Way and the Housing Advocate of the Year Award from the Building Industry Association of Hawaii.

Elliot Mills

Director

Elliot Kawaiho‘olana Mills currently serves as the vice president of Hotel Operations for the Disneyland Resort and Aulani a Disney Resort and Spa.

He has worked in Hawai‘i’s travel industry for more than 25 years, holding executive and resort management positions on various islands with brands such as Marriott, Hyatt and Outrigger.

In addition to his duties at Aulani, Mills gives back to the local community through service as a board member for Hawai‘i Pacific Health, HMSA, Kapiolani Women and Children’s Hospital and the Hawai‘i Visitors and Convention Bureau.

Crystal Kauilani Rose KSK’75

Director

Crystal Kauilani Rose is a founding partner of the law firm Bays Lung Rose Holma, and has practiced real estate, trust, business and construction litigation for more than 35 years.

Rose is an expert in corporate governance and has served on the corporate boards of Central Pacific Bank, Hawaiian Airlines, Gentry Homes Ltd. and Hawaiian Electric Company.

She has also given back to the community in countless ways, including serving as a trustee of The Nature Conservancy; a board member for the Boys and Girls Club of Hawai‘i, Blue Planet Foundation and Child and Family Services; and a member of the advisory boards of Kamehameha Schools and Catholic Charities Hawai‘i.

Livingston “Jack” Wong

Director

Livingston “Jack” Wong is currently the chief executive officer for Kamehameha Schools.

Wong joined Kamehameha Schools in 1997, first serving as senior counsel from 1997-2000, then as director of the Endowment Legal Division from 2000-2013.

Prior to joining Kamehameha Schools, Wong represented international, national and local businesses, financial institutions and landowners, in the areas of real estate, finance, and business associations. Wong also previously served as an adjunct professor at Hawai‘i Pacific University, teaching courses in business law.

Wong is licensed to practice law in Hawai‘i and California. He is the past chair of the Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawai‘i State Bar Association and is currently the vice-chair of the Hawai‘i Council on Economic Education.