Council On Aging


Meets at least every other month for the purpose of advising the County Executive Office on Aging on needs of older persons, plans for helping older persons, programs that service older persons, and legislation and issues affecting older persons.

The COA meets on even months (February - April - June - August - October – December); on the second Tuesday of the even months. Meetings are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.. Currently, meetings are done Online only via BlueJeans.  (Meetings can be rescheduled.)

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  • Chase Traphagen (Kihei) 3/31/2024
  • Edwina Wilson-Snyder (Wailuku) 03/31/2025
  • Arleen Gerbig (Lahaina) 03/31/2025
  • Helen Tabura (Lanai City) 3/31/2026
  • Jim Diegel (Wailuku) 3/31/2026
  • Laura Vo (Kula) 3/31/2026
  • Leonardo Sequeira (Wailuku) 03/31/2026
  • Teana Kahoohanohano (Wailuku) 3/31/2026
  • John Tomoso (Kahului) 3/31/2027 – VICE CHAIR
  • Valerie Kalaniopio-Cook (Hana) 3/31/2027
  • Ed Romson (Kula) 3/31/2027  - CHAIR
  • Deldrine Manera (Kaunakakai) 03/31/2027
  • Elaine Slavinsky (Makawao) 03/31/2027
  • Shane Sinenci (Councilmember) 03/31/2027

Appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the County Council these 15 members including elected local officials; participants of or those eligible to participate in Older American Act programs; representatives of older persons, low income and minority persons; representatives from the general public; and providers of veterans' health care.

  1. Housing and Human Concerns, Department of

    Physical Address
    2200 Main Street,
    Suite 546
    Wailuku , HI 96793

    Fax: (808) 270-7165

  1. Office of the Mayor