Human Resources

Contact Human Resources

(808) 932-7626

hrhilo@hawaii.edu

(808) 932-7663

Auxiliary Services Building, room 106

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Mailing address: 200 West Kāwili St., Hilo, HI 96720

Lorena Kauhi

Lorena Kauhi

Director, Human Resources

(808) 932-7626

lorenadk@hawaii.edu

(808) 932-7663

Auxiliary Services Building, room 106

Alison Akamine

Alison S. Akamine

Human Resources Specialist

(808) 932-7626

akaminea@hawaii.edu

(808) 932-7663

Auxiliary Services Building, room 106

Ali can assist you with matters in these areas:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Administrative Affairs Division (A-M)
  • Executives
  • Coaches
  • Position Control- Civil Service, APT, Executive/Management, Faculty
  • Immigration
  • Workers Compensation - Backup

Alana Ortiz

Alana Ortiz

Human Resources Specialist

(808) 932-7626

alortiz@hawaii.edu

Auxiliary Services Building, room 106

Alana can assist you with matters in these areas:

  • College of Pharmacy
  • Administrative Affairs Division (N-Z)
  • Overload Appointments
  • Workers Compensation
  • Temporary Disability Benefits (TDB)
  • Leave System
  • Family Leave
  • Leave Share

Nicol Botelho

Nicol K. Botelho

Human Resources Assistant

(808) 932-7626

nbotelho@hawaii.edu

(808) 932-7663

Auxiliary Services Building, room 106

Nicol can assist you with matters in these areas:

  • Student Affairs Division
  • Ka Hala ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani - College of Hawaiian Language
  • College of Natural and Health Sciences, including School of Nursing
  • Athletics (APT and Casual Hires)

Brandi Paulo

Brandi Paulo

Human Resources Assistant

(808) 932-7626

bpaulo@hawaii.edu

(808) 932-7663

Auxiliary Services Building, room 106

Brandi can assist you with matters in these areas:

  • College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management
  • College of Business and Economics
  • Library
  • Center for Community Engagement
  • English Language Institute
  • Civil Service
  • Overtime and temporary assignments

Annette Sugimoto

Annette Sugimoto continues to volunteer her time for our office. She can assist you with matters in these areas:

  • Graduate Assistants
  • Employee Retirement System (ERS) inquiries
  • Immigration