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Office: Hale Kako‘o 118
Phone: 808-235-7413

The WCC Counseling and Advising department is comprised of college counselors, faculty and support staff who work to support students’ personal and academic growth and development. We provide academic, career and personal counseling to assist students with decision-making in the exploration of their educational, career, and personal goals.

We collaborate with students to support learning, develop educational plans, provide referrals to resources and tools during their time at Windward. While most counselors are generalists, some counselors oversee certain programs and/or specialize in certain areas. We strive to create a supportive environment through intentional interactions with our diverse student body.

Counselors are here to assist students with:

To schedule an appointment with your counselor, call the main office, 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

Assigned Counselors

Students are assigned a counselor to work with throughout their time at Windward Community College.

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

Sarah Akina

Sarah Akina
Counselor; Paipai o Ko‘olau Project Director
Hale Kakoʻo 109

Kaahu Alo

Kaahu Alo
Counselor; Student Life Coordinator
Hale ʻĀkoakoa 232

Jodi Asato Portrait

Jodi Asato
Counselor, Student Disabilities Office
Hale Koko‘o 105

Evelyn Bartley

Evelyn Bartley
Counselor, Early College
Hale Alaka‘i 130

Patricia Chong

Patricia Chong
Hale ʻĀkoakoa 208

Koren Fiefia Portrait

Koren Fiefia
Director, Educational Talent Search
Hale ʻĀkoakoa 210

Bernadette Garrett portrait

Bernadette Garrett
Transfer Counselor, Wailau Ola (Hawaiʻiloa)
Hale Koko‘o 120

Desrae Kahale

Desrae Kahale
Mental Health Counselor
Hale Kakoʻo 101

Jennifer Kaneakalau
Counselor, Puʻuhonua
Hale Alaka‘i 130

Heipua Ka‘ōpua

Heipua Ka‘ōpua
Hale ʻĀkoakoa 205

Serena Lakalaka

Serena Lakalaka
Counselor, TRiO SSS
Hale Kakoʻo 116

Cyndy Masatsugu

Cyndy Masatsugu
Outreach Counselor
Hale ʻĀkoakoa 210

Ku‘ulei Miranda

Kuʻulei Miranda
Counselor, Native Hawaiian Services
Hale ʻĀkoakoa 206

Jacquelin Noa-Cameron

Jacqueline Noa-Cameron
Counselor, Puʻuhonua
Hale Alaka‘i 130

Ha‘aheo (Justin) Pagan

Justin (Ha‘aheo) Pagan
Career & Transfer Counselor
Hale ʻĀkoakoa 207

Alysa Tomasa

Alysa Tomasa
TRiO Upward Bound, Director
Hale Kakoʻo 134

Sharon Tsutsui Portrait

Sharon Tsutsui
Counselor, Early College
Hale Alaka‘i 130