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University Communications

Chris Aguinaldo

University Communications  
(808) 544-0879

  • Collaborates with university leadership and campus communicators on external messaging
  • Primary point of contact for external media and journalists
  • Coordinates university media releases and news media opportunities
  • Works with HPU social media and web communication teams

Lianne Yamamura

University Communications (808) 544-0299 
  • Collaborates with university leadership and campus communicators on internal messaging
  • Produces and distributes HPU Ohana Today e-newsletter for faculty, staff and students
  • Serves as editor for HPU Today, the university magazine
  • Works with HPU strategic communication team
Creative Services, University Relations


Rich Vermeesch

Creative Services
(808) 544-0262

  • Manage, coordinate and facilitate the production of printed materials for the university
  • Collaborate with and provide support for the university’s Creative Services team
Admissions, Advertising
Lisa Cabalis

Lisa Cabalis

(808) 543-8030

  • Develops, coordinates, and maintains university marketing and communications materials
  • Collaborates with HPU departments and graphic designers to create advertising and marketing collateral targeting prospective students
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with key advertising vendors and organizations