Board of Directors

Grace O'Dell

Jaime Pilanca
Vice President

Sharon Wyatt

Nancy Neville

Lance Blanchard

Les Charles
Active Founder

Mel Latham
Hula Advocate

Keanu La'a
Head Coach

Jason Fertig
Paddle Rep

Rosanna Isely
Paddle Rep

Paz Rondez
Hula Rep

Paddling Coaches

Keanu La'a
Head Coach

Dale Kerrigan

Jim Dimke

Lisa Phares

Alan Romero

Jaydee Joye (keikis)

Hula alaka'i (Instructors)

Marleen Bush
Kumu Hula

Heidi Woodward

Mel Latham

Jamie Pilanca

Serena Huerta

Jaydee Joye

Founders & Successors

Les & Judy Charles

Hal & Cindy Davenport

Julian & Shirley Avilla

Our Founders' Successors include:

David Avilla

Marleen Bush

Jaydee Joye

Heidi Woodward

Non-profit Organization Information

Contact Info


2020-12-21 IRS Letter 501(c)3 Re-instated.pdf

IRS Determination Letter

Ke Kai is an approved 501(c)3 non-profit public charity and our most recent determination letter is available.

2016-03-10 Ke Kai Bylaws (signed by the board).pdf

Bylaws, Approved March 6th 2016

It is good practice for a non-profit to periodically review and update its bylaws. Ke Kai has begun a bylaws revision for 2021. Please contact VP Jaime Pilanca for details.