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.)

Agendas & Minutes

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  • Ed Romson (Kula) 3/31/2023
  • Judith Mikami (Kaunakakai) 03/31/2023
  • Elaine Slavinsky (Makawao) 03/31/2023
  • Yuki Lei Sugimura (Councilmember) 03/31/2023
  • Debra Cabebe (Kihei) 03/31/2024
  • 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
  • Michael Lilly (Kula) 3/31/2027
  • Valerie Kalaniopio-Cook (Hana) 3/31/2027
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.

Contact Information

Supporting Department: Housing and Human Concerns
Phone: (808) 270-7805
Fax: (808) 270-7165
Secondary Contact, Office of the Mayor: (808) 270-7855