HVCB Staff Directory
Corporate and Financial Services
Lani Kaui Project Manager, Community Enrichment Program and Sales Coordinator, Kauaʻi Visitors Bureau
Fun fact: Loves ice cream, dark chocolate and volleyball!
Christy Lagundino Office Assistant, Kauaʻi Visitors Bureau
Fun fact: Former Future Farmers of America (FFA) member.
Catherine Orlans Oʻahu Destination Manager, Oʻahu Visitors Bureau
Fun fact: Loves thrifting and sees it as an easy sustainable practice that gives back to our local community.
Taryn Pascua County Enrichment Program (CEP) Manager
Fun fact: Danced for a large part of her life and danced with the University of Hawaiʻi Rainbow Warrior Dance Team (Go Bows!)
Leanne Pletcher Director of Public Relations & Marketing, Maui Visitors & Convention Bureau
Fun fact: Leanne loves to share her Grandma’s Coffee Cake recipe and has been baking it for family and friends since she was a little girl.
Janet Kuwahara Senior Manager of Operations, Maui Visitors & Convention Bureau
Fun fact: Loves to travel and shop!!!
Sumithra Balraj Community Enrichment Program Project Manager, Maui Visitors & Convention Bureau
Fun fact: Born and raised in Penang, ventured into hospitality in Langkawi, made first international move to O‘ahu, currently reside in Maui, and never learned to swim despite living on islands most of my life.
Market Insights & Customer Relationship Management
Kainoa Daines Senior Director, Brand
Fun fact: Recognized as one of Hawaiʻi's best and brightest young business leaders with Pacific Business News' signature 40 Under 40 award in 2018.
Bill Kennedy Manager, Membership Services and Operations
Fun fact: Long time fan of University of Hawaiʻi Men's and Wahine Volleyball. Go Bows!
Armida York Manager, Membership Development and Engagement
Fun fact: Loves to watch sports and blogging about her dog.
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Digital Asset Management