Academic Achievement Program (AAP)

The Academic Achievement Program (AAP) is designed to assist eligible students in completing their academic goals. It strives to provide a variety of services to undergraduate students, thus enabling them to attain success through persistence and graduation.

The AAP is part of the family of TRIO programs which are educational opportunity outreach programs designed to motivate and support eligible students. The AAP is a Student Support Services program targeted to serve and assist low-income, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities. Services provided by the AAP include: tutoring, mentoring, academic/personal advising, life skills workshops, cultural events, and a grant aid scholarship.

For more information about TRIO programs, visit the U.S. Department of Education website.

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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