Alumni and Friends




UNIVERSITY RELATIONS
NEW LOCATION
One Aloha Tower Drive, Ste. 3100, Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone (808) 687-7067 | Fax (808) 543-8079
Sam Moku
Sam Moku
Vice President for University Relations


Sam is responsible for managing a comprehensive, professional university relations operation, including community and government relations, fundraising programs and services, and a robust alumni relations program. Sam serves as a key advisor and thought partner to the president, trustees and colleagues and act as a representative internally and externally on the university’s behalf.
Chris
Christopher Butler
Director of Research and Relationship Management

Phone (808) 356-5215 | cbulter@hpu.edu

Chris is responsible for the day-to-day management of research needs and assists in the operation of the key systems and services supporting the University’s strategic fundraising initiatives.
Casey
Cassie R. Carter, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President of Development and Director of Campaigns

Phone (808) 544-0864 | crcarter@hpu.edu

Cassie leads the development and campaign operations for the University, including supervision of the fundraising, data and operations teams, corporate and foundation relations, donor and campaign stewardship and communications and the administrative functions of the division. She also serves as campaign director.
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Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Programs


The Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Programs leads annual giving and supports alumni relations programs. 
Kilei
Kilei Nelson
Assistant Director of Donor and Alumni Communications

Phone (808) 356-5210 | knelson@hpu.edu

Kilei leads University Relations’ development, alumni outreach, and graduation communication. She is the managing editor for HPU’s magazines and e-newsletters and oversees University Relations web pages, social media channels, and e-blasts. In addition to managing alumni and fundraising communication collateral, Kilei serves as a division representative on Staff Council and a staff representative on the Capital Campaign Priorities Shared Governance Committee.
Mangmang
Mangmang Qiu
Senior Director for Development and Global Initiatives

Phone (808) 356-5224 | mbrown@hpu.edu

Mangmang manages a portfolio of major and leadership donors as well as prominent international prospects. Working closely with university senior leadership, Mangmang focuses on intensifying retention of major gift donors while galvanizing new influential constituents to support key university initiatives, locally and globally. She also allocates 25% of her time to lead the China recruitment and related international admission strategies.
Kevin
Kevin Takamori
Director of Development for University Programs

Phone (808) 544-0806 | ktakamori@hpu.edu

Kevin focuses on raising funds and support for key university initiatives in Athletics, the College of Liberal Arts, and Scholarship programs.
Tara
Tara Wilson
Assistant Vice President, University Relations

Phone (808) 687-7051 | tkwilson@hpu.edu

Tara leads Alumni Relations and the development of an alumni program for the university. She manages a portfolio of university prospects and is responsible for all advancement events including the university’s biannual Commencement ceremonies.
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Assistant Director of Advancement Services


The Assistant Director of Advancement Services provides management oversight of the University Relations database and administers database requests throughout the University for fundraising. 
Daryn
Daryn Vorderbruegge
University Relations Coordinator

Phone (808) 687-7040 | dvorderbruegge@hpu.edu

Daryn supports logistics for the University Relations administrative office functions, receives all alumni inquiries, coordinates acknowledgement processes, and supports the planning, coordination, and implementation of university events.