Meet Our Team

Our student-led team comprises high school and college students from all over the island of Oʻahu in Hawaiʻi. Starting with only five original members, our team is ever-growing and continues to be as diverse as ever. Learn more about the diversity of our group:


Student Collaborators

Disclaimer: This number includes both active and inactive members. We started with only 5 members.


Philippine Languages

Our team consists of multilingual talents. Some of the languages represented are as follows: Filipino (Tagalog), Ilokano, Bisaya, Bikolano, Kapampangan, and Pangasinan. 


Hawaiʻi-Based Schools

The total of private and HIDOE Schools represented by the team combined


College Students

Total of student collaborators who are in college


HIDOE Schools Represented

Farrington, Kapolei, Waipahu, Roosevelt, Kalani, Moanalua, Mililani


Private Institutions

Punahou, Kamehameha, Maryknoll


Female members

We are proud to boast that this student-led initiative is also women-led!


Male members

Active members of the Filipino Curriculum Project

Raymart Billote, Waipahu High School/UH West Oʻahu (Co-director)

Allyza Espinosa, Roosevelt High School/Kapiolani Community College

Aiysis Mariano, Farrington High School

Jesselle Morales, Waipahu High School

Samantha Bulos, Roosevelt High School

Dylan Cablayan, Farrington High School

Francine Jimenez, Farrington High School

Vel Fernando, Farrington High School

Brix Kozuki, Punahou School

Melchi Goldfarb, Punahou School

Alexa Rivera, Waipahu High School

Kekoa Agpalsa, Kamehameha School

Jan-Vincent Cabang, Maryknoll School

Xander Torres, Maryknoll School

Ella Quemuel-Labrador, Maryknoll School

Leala Florendo, Kalani High School

Lilyanne Florendo, Kalani High School

Kate Bonoan, Maryknoll School

Alexis Molina, Mililani High School

Angela Mitchell, Moanalua High School

Congratulations to Our Class of 2023 Graduates!

Marissa Halagao, Punahou School

Mariah Iris Ramo, Waipahu High School

Lauren Watarida, Kapolei High School

Blaine Bacerra, Kapolei High School

Allyza Espinosa, Roosevelt High School

Landee Resuello, Kamehameha Schools

Become a Student Collaborator!

Are you a high school student in Hawaiʻi's public or private schools? 

If you're a high school student who wants to uplift under-represented ethnicities like Filipinos, 

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