Peter Apo

Trustee Aide: Ani Pang
Trustee Staffer: Makana Chai, J.D.

Education:
University of Oregon
Mid-Pacific Institute

Professional Experience:
Director of Culture and Education Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association (2002-2006)
Director of Waikiki Development City & County of Honolulu (1999-2001)
Special Assistant on Hawaiian Affairs to Governor Ben Cayetano (1996-1998)
Director of Culture & The Arts, City & County of Honolulu (1994-1996)
Hawai`i State House of Representatives (1982-1994)
Trustee, Office of Hawaiian Affairs (1980-1982)
Teacher, Wai`anae High School (1978-1982)
Director, Wai`anae Hawaiian Heritage Cultural Center (1976-1978)
Boards and Commissions Service:
Historic Hawai`i Foundation, BOD
Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association, BOD
Hawai`i Visitors & Convention Bureau, BOD
Chaminade University, Board of Regents
Pacific Islanders in Communication, Chair, BOD
Hawai`i Alliance for Arts Education, BOD
University of Hawai`i School of Travel Industry Management Advisors
The Royal Order of Kamehameha
Hawai`i Tourism Authority Hawaiian Advisory Council

Community Activities:
Friends of ‘Iolani Palace, BOD (2005-2007)
Commissioner, Hawai`i State Foundation on Culture & the Arts (2002-2003)
Queen Lili`uokalani Trust Advisory Council (2001-2003)
Chair, Protect Kaho`olawe ‘Ohana (1977-1978)
Chair, Hui Wa`a Canoe Racing Association (1978-1982)

Awards:
Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce, ‘O`o Award for Lifetime Achievement (2008)
Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association Award for Leadership and Distinguished Service (2008)
Ola Hawai`i Kahili Award for Excellence in Cultural Curriculum Development (2008)
Hawai‘i Music Award, My Back Pages, Best Folk Album (2006)
 

Na Hoku Hanohano Music Award, Apo & Beazley, Most Promising New Artist (1998)

1980-1982, 2010-present
Vice-Chair, Committee on Beneficiary Advocacy and Empowerment
O‘ahu
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