Member, At Large
Patricia Halagao is an Associate Professor in Curriculum Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Education. She also serves as the lead in developing educational initiatives for the proposed Obama Presidential Center. She was recently awarded the University of Hawaii Board of Regents Medal for Excellence in Teaching in 2012. Halagao is helping to coordinate education programming for the Hokulea’s worldwide voyage. She was previously a teacher in the Oakland Public Schools system.