Ms. Folina Faagai
Homestead Community Development Corporation (HCDC)
Ms. Faagai is a Native Hawaiian born and raised in Kaneohe on the island of Oahu. She is an enrolled member of the Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homestead Associations (SCHHA), a public policy analyst on Hawaiian trust lands, and is the Vice-Chair of the governing board of Hawaiian Lending & Investments (HLI). HLI is a Native CDFI delivering financial resources to Hawaiian trust land communities in the State of Hawai’i.
Ms. Faagai is employed as the Deputy Director of Economic Development for the nonprofit Homestead Community Development Corporation (HCDC).