HAIS Staff



Philip J. Bossert, PhD
Acting Executive Director
pbossert@hais.us | 808.973.1539
"Much education today is monumentally ineffective.  We are stuffing their heads full of the products of earlier innovators rather than teaching them how to innovate" -  John W. Gardner 


Deanna D'Olier
Director of Programs & Services 
ddolier@hais.us | 808.973.1533
"The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows"
- Sydney J. Harris


Megan Polak 
Assistant Director of Programs and Communications 
mpolak@hais.us | 808.973.1543

"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." -Aristotle 



Colleen Green 
Director of Accreditation and Licensing
cgreen@hais.us | 808.973.1532
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." -- Nelson Mandela




Myrna Medeiros
Business Manager 
mmedeiros@hais.us | 808.973.1534
"Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned" -Mark Twain


Kelley Rahn
Office Manager & Administrative Assistant
krahn@hais.us | 808.973.1540
“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” – e.e. cummings


Photo Credit: Marc Schechter Photography 

Hawai'i Association of Independent Schools
200 N. Vineyard Blvd., Suite 401
Honolulu, HI 96817
T. 808.973.1540
F. 808.973.1545
E. info@hais.us

The HAIS office is located in Suite 401 (Building A) of the Aloha United Way Building. We are located at the corner of Vineyard Blvd. and Aala St., next to the Foster Botanical Garden. Please check in with the security guard, located in the lobby, and tell him you are going to the 4th Floor. 

Parking Instructions:
Guest Parking - The guest parking entrance is located on Aala St. You will see a wide ramp entrance leading up to the open-air guest parking. After entering the ramp, guest parking stalls are located on the left-hand side. You may park in any available guest parking stall for up to 2 hours. 

Metered Parking - There is plenty of metered parking, for up to 2 hours, on both sides of Aala St. Be sure to have change available. 

Free Parking - There is free street parking available along N. Vineyard Blvd., in front of the Foster Botanical Garden, between 8:30am-3:30pm.