Key Staff

Jeannette G. Koijane, MPH, is the Executive Director of Kōkua Mau.  She first worked with Kōkua Mau in 1999 under a grant from the Archstone Foundation.  She returned to the organization in 2006 as the coordinator in charge of the Speakers Bureau, outreach and special projects.  She looks forward to meeting and collaborating with people throughout our state to improve the quality of life for individuals and families living with serious illness and at the end of life.  Contact Jeannette.

Hope Young is the Advance Care Planning Coordinator for Kōkua Mau, providing community awareness and coordinates the Let’s Talk Story Program or the former speakers bureau. Hope joined Kōkua Mau in 2017 under a generous grant from the Stupski Foundation. She has worked in various capacities with seniors and the caregiving community for over 15 years. Hope enjoys being out in the community and sharing the importance of Advance Care Planning and hopes to someday normalize “The Conversation” to ensure that everyone’s end-of-life wishes are expressed and honored. Contact Hope.