Faulkner is the chief executive of Historic Hawai‘i Foundation and oversees all aspects of its preservation programs, strategic planning, business lines and operational matters. Prior to joining HHF, Ms. Faulkner was a Senior City Planner for the City & County of Denver, where she managed complex and controversial comprehensive planning, promulgation of land use and urban design regulations, and development proposals. She holds a Master of Arts in Urban and Environmental Policy from Tufts University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
Nandoskar oversees our educational programs, including organizing seminars, workshops, lecture series, tours, advocacy campaigns and communications. She manages HHF’s social media program and facilitates traditional media and outreach, including site-specific campaigns and educational initiatives. Nandoskar holds a Bachelors degree in Literature from the State University of New York at Purchase.
Iwata is responsible for administration and operations programs. She provides oversight of HHF’s information technology, data management, administrative planning and management, and coordination of volunteers. Iwata has over twenty years of experience in administration, bookkeeping, customer service, sales, event planning and culinary arts. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian Studies from Carleton College and is fluent in Japanese. She graduated from Punahou School.
Uyehara supports the operations, fundraising and development functions, including support for member services and special events. She graduated from University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa with a Bachelors in Ethnic Studies and is enrolled in the Master of Arts program in Urban and Regional Planning at UH. She also has studied Sign Language Interpreting at California State University, Fresno.