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Kamehameha Schools names finalists for Head of School

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kamehameha Schools Monday named three finalists in its search for Head of School for its Kapalama Campus.

The three finalists, all of who are originally from Hawaii are:

Lee Ann DeLima: Currently, the Headmaster of Kamehameha Schools' Maui Campus. DeLima received a Master's degree in Educational Administration from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, is a member of the National Education Association, and sits on the Native Hawaiian Education Council – Maui Association.

J. Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ôpua, PhD: Is a professor of Political Science at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Goodyear-Ka‘ôpua received a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is also co-founder of the Halau Ku Mana Public Charter School.

Earl T. Kim: Is the Superintendent of Schools of the Montgomery School District in New Jersey. He has been awarded the New Jersey Principal of the Year and School Leader Award and has a master's degree from Princeton University.

"We are pleased to announce that these three finalists selected represent the strong qualities we'd expect to encounter in such an important search," said CEO, Dee Jay Mailer. "We'll be conducting final interviews during October and will make a final decision in early November."

Interviews with finalists will include representatives from the Kapälama faculty, administration, students, and parents as well as alumni and the general community.

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