The Alaka’i program is a peer mentoring program that gives new AAP students (freshman & first year transfers) the opportunity to build a relationship with an experienced upper classman, receive additional academic support, and make the transition into college a little easier.

For more detailed information about the AAP peer mentoring program & how to get involved, visit our Alaka’i Program page at For other questions or concerns, feel free to contact the Program Advisor/Events Coordinator at (808) 735-4835.

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Academic Achievement Program (AAP)

Contact Information

For inquiries please contact:

Doreen Wales
Director of Academic Achievement Program
(808) 735-4881

Alyssa Calasicas
Program Advisor/Tutor Coordinator
(808) 739-8305



Fa'amamata Tufele
Program Advisor/Events Coordinator
(808) 735-4835

Nitaya Camacho
Program Advisor/Administrative Coordinator
(808) 735-4770