Wailani Robins
Founder, Executive Director

Hula, Hana Noʻeau (feather work, kapa kwiki, kapa, lei)

“Itʻs been an amazing learning and growth opportunity to work with Auntie Wailani. She is an educator and mentor. Her leadership is rooted in the Native Hawaiian worldview. She brings generational cultural knowledge, practices and awareness to everything she does.”

“My Mommy and Tūtū Nani to the keiki. She embraces everyone with aloha and has a clear vision for Kūlaniākea. She is a constant source of inspiration and ʻike and provides guidance to our organization.”

“She is the passionate poʻo of Kūlaniākea who works magic and love into everything she does. Her aloha for all of our ʻohana is evident in her hugs and smiles she greets everyone with.”

“As poʻo of Kūlaniākea, Wailani has brought her vision of Indigenous education to fruition with faith and belief in building strength through ʻike kupuna for generations to come.”