A Temporary Commission was appointed by the Hawaiʻi State Legislature in 2018 to oversee the planning and implementation of FESTPAC 2020. The 9-member Commission includes:

FESTPAC COMMISSIONERS

Senator J. Kalani English


Chair, Senate President’s designee

Representative Richard Onishi


House Speaker’s designee

Monte McComber


Governor’s designee

Misty Kelaʻi


City & County of Honolulu Mayor’s designee

Mehana Hind


Office of Hawaiian Affairs CEO’s designee

Mike McCartney


Director, Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism

Kalani Kaʻanāʻanā


Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority President & CEO’s designee

Māpuana de Silva


Community Member, Governor-appointed

Snowbird Bento


Community Member, Governor-appointed

FESTPAC LEADERSHIP

Vicky Holt Takamine


FESTPAC 2020 Director

Michael Pili Pang


Director of Administration

Jay Rojas


Finance Director

PLANNING COMMITTEE

Kahōkū Lindsey-Asing


ʻAha Pūkoʻa: Hawaiʻi Youth Ambassador Program Director

Countdown to FESTPAC 2020 Opening Day