Ualani is the Ho'okahua/Campus Life business manager and has been with Brigham Young University–Hawaii for over twenty-five years. She has worked in the Student Life division, Campus Safety & Security, and the English department. She enjoys serving and working with students, faculty, and staff. She is a second-generation Seasider. Her mother was the first graduate from New Zealand, her father graduated and retired after 30+ years of service. She was born in New Zealand and raised in Laie, Hawaii. She is of Tahitian and Maori descent. She has four children and nine grandchildren. She enjoys traveling, reading, playing board games, and spending time with her family.