Ualani has been with Brigham Young University-Hawaii for twenty-five years. She is the Executive Assistant in the Office of the Student Life Vice President, and has worked in the Safety & Security office, 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, and her father graduated and retired after 30+ years of service. She was born in New Zealand and raised in Laie, Hawaii. She has four children and seven grandchildren. She enjoys traveling, reading, playing board games, and spending time with family.