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The WCC Counseling & Advising staff provides assistance with decision-making in the exploration of your educational, career, and personal goals. We collaborate with you to support learning, develop educational plans, and provide referrals to resources and tools during your time at Windward.

Office: Hale Kako‘o 118
Phone: 808-235-7413 (to make an appointment with a counselor)

Counselors are here to assist with:

Assigned Counselors

You are assigned a counselor (by last name alpha) to assist throughout your education journey at Windward CC. To schedule an appointment with your counselor, call 808-235-7413, email your counselor directly, or follow the steps below to view your counselor’s availability and schedule the appointment online:

  1. Log into STAR Balance
  2. Click “Advising Services” on the left hand side
  3. Click your assigned counselor
  4. Select date and time that your assigned counselor is available
  5. Fill out form and then click submit
  6. Check your UH email account for your appointment confirmation from STAR

Change of Assigned Counselor

To request a change of your assigned counselor please complete the form below:

WCC Change of Assigned Counselor Request Form

Meet Our Counselors

Kaahu Alo

Kaahu Alo
Counselor; Student Life Coordinator
Alpha: D, E, L, S
Hale ʻĀkoakoa 232A

Bernadette Garrett portrait

Bernadette (Māhiehie) Garrett
Hawai‘iloa Wailau Ola Transfer Counselor
Hale Koko‘o 120

Jennifer Kaneakalau
Paipai o Ko‘olau Counselor
Hale Kako‘o 135

Desrae Kahale

Desrae Kahale
Mental Health Counselor
Hale Kakoʻo 101

Heipua Ka‘ōpua

Heipua Ka‘ōpua
Alpha: A, B, C, K
Hale ʻĀkoakoa 205

Ku‘ulei Miranda

Chelsea (Kuʻulei) Miranda
Native Hawaiian Counselor
Alpha: F, H, I J
Hale ʻĀkoakoa 206

Ha‘aheo (Justin) Pagan

Justin (Ha‘aheo) Pagan
Career & Transfer Counselor
Alpha: O, P, Q, R
Hale Kako‘o 127

Alysa Tomasa

Alysa Tomasa
First Year Experience Counselor
Alpha: G, M, V, T
Hale ʻĀkoakoa 212A