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New Outdoor Learning Spaces
With the incredible help of T. J. Kalaniopio and Brad Samura from HPA Maintenance, alumni Alex Woodbury '96, owner of Kamuela Hardwoods, along with the entire class of 2021, three new outside learning spaces have been completed and are ready for use!

Our Office

Andrew Kelsey, Director of College Counseling

Andrew Kelsey has been at HPA for 18 years. Mr. Kelsey received his B.A. in English from Vanderbilt University, his M.A. in English from the University of Mississippi, and completed graduate work in Asian Studies and Political Economics at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

Mr. Kelsey is a Past President of the Hawaii Association for College Admissions Counseling (HACAC) and has served on the Government Relations Committee for the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). He currently chairs the Hawai'i ACT Advisory Board. Mr. Kelsey has completed advanced college counseling programs at Harvard University, UC--San Diego, Santa Clara University, and Lewis and Clark College.

He lives in Waimea with his wife, Elizabeth, and his 4-year-old son, Dylan. Mr. Kelsey can be reached at or 808-881-4055.

Cindy Montgomery, Associate Director of College Counseling

Cindy Montgomery joined HPA in 2006. Cindy earned her B.A. from the University of Rhode Island and holds M.A. degrees in Japanese Studies and Sociology from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa.

Mrs. Montgomery is a Past President of the Hawai'i Association for College Admission Counseling (HACAC) and currently sits on the HACAC Executive Board as the Development Chair. She also serves on the Current Issues and Future Trends Committee for the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). In addition to her college counseling roles, Mrs. Montgomery supports our residential programs as a dorm parent in Robertson Hall. She resides with her husband, Mark, and son, Zachary (HPA '27) in the HPA faculty cottages. Mrs. Montgomery can be reached at or 808-881-4062.

Jane Quayle, College Counseling Assistant

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