HDHA's 2020-2021

Officers & Board of Trustees


President:  Gerraine Hignite, RDH, BS
President Elect:  Ellie Kelley-Miyashiro, RDH, BS
Immediate Past President:  Lisa Forbes, RDH
Vice President:  Britney Tumaneng, RDH, BS
Treasurer:  Gayle Chang, RDH, BEd
Secretary:  Dawn Hillary Pascual, RDH, BS

Trustee-at-Large:  Adrienne Ragasa, RDH, BS
Trustee-at-Large:  Kyoko Tomita, RDH, BS
West Hawaii Trustee:  Joycelyn Swan, RDH, BS
Maui Trustee:  Chelsea Ramos, RDH, AS

1st Delegate to ADHA:  Marianne Timmerman, RDH, BS
2nd Delegate to ADHA:  Gerraine Hignite, RDH, BS
Alternate Delegate:  Ellie Kelley-Miyashiro, RDH, BS
SADHA Representative:  Ashley Yamachika (UHDH at Manoa)

Hawaii HYPAC:
, RDH, BS (Chair)
, RDH, BS (Treasurer)

The VOICE Newsletter Editor: Rachelle Cortel, RDH, BS

Historian: Sierra Spruce, RDH



About Us

Keeping Your Smile Healthy!


Dental hygienists are licensed, dedicated professionals who focus on prevention of oral diseases. We are clinicians, educators, researchers, patient advocates, administrators and entrepreneurs. We work in dental practices, public health and industry settings. Meet the HDHA leadership team. 

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