POMAIKA'I KEAWE LYMAN

Pōmaika'i is a Hawaiian Music Artist, Educator, Administrator, Event Producer, and former Mrs. Hawai'i (2016).  She is a graduate of Punahou School (ʻ99) and received her Bachelorʻs Degree in Economics from Brigham Young University (ʻ03) in Provo, Utah.  She is a mother of four children between the ages of 12 and 16.  Pōmaika'i has enjoyed working with youth as a teacher and administrator within her church and in private and public educational institutions, including Hawaiian-focused charter and language immersion schools.  She works closely with non-profit organizations such as Mana Maoli, Estria Foundation, and the Genoa Keawe Foundation, and continually seeks opportunities that allow her to pursue her passion of serving and empowering community, especially children and youth.  As the descendant of a Hawaiian music legend, Pomaika'i continues to pave her own career path while perpetuating a legacy of music and aloha left by her grandmother, Genoa Keawe.