We uplift lāhui.
Headquartered in Kapolei, CNHA is a Native Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) certified by the U.S. Treasury department and a HUD-Certified Housing Counseling agency. We provide access to capital, financial education and individualized financial counseling services with a focus on low and moderate-income families. CNHA serves as a National Intermediary, providing grants and loans targeting underserved communities in Hawaiʻi.
Meet the people behind CNHA’s work on community development
The Executive Board & Directors
Kapolei Community Development Corporation (President)
Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation (Vice President)
Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo (Treasurer)
Ulu Aʻe Learning Center (Secretary)
Kula No Nā Poʻe Hawaiʻi
Hawaiian Community Lending
Andrew Ah Po
Kānaka Maoli O Kaleponi, Inc
Rob Van Tassell
Catholic Charities Hawaiʻi
The Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief of Staff
Senior Advisor to CEO
Daniel Ikaika Ito
Communications & Media Manager
Destination Stewardship Director
Nadine Hokulani Pomroy
Community Programs Director
Member Services Director
KūHana Business Program Manager
Trades Program Manager
Maui Program Coordinator
Community Outreach Coordinator
Communications & Media
Kawena Lei Apao
Designer & Special Projects Manager
Digital Media Strategist
Sr. Director of Operations
EFA Program Manager
Loan Fund Director
Working together to serve our community.
As a driver of change and solutions, CNHA knows that the collective impact is greater when communities come together and find ways to complement the work that we do. CNHA and The Hawaiian Trades Academy appreciates all of its sponsors, partners, and industry professionals who helped support the delivery of our training programs.
MAHALO NUI LOA!
What We Do
Rent & Mortgage Relief
We can help you find the resources you need for your ʻohana to thrive -from mortage to utilities and assistance programs.
Kilohana is a collaborative of complementary change agents committed to fulfilling HTA’s vision and specific directives.
Our community programs work with members of our community to develop the skills and resources needed to thrive.
Join Our Community
Become a CNHA member to get the opportunity to join other kānaka in lifting, empowering and inspiring our lāhui.
Join our mission and help us provide powerful support for our community to develop and thrive.