Rhondalee “Kehau” Harrison joined the Queen Lili‘uokalani Trust as executive assistant at its Kailua-Kona office, according to Kona trust manager Laura Dierenfield.
Originally from Holualoa, Harrison will support the trust’s land planning and entitlement team and help with the management of the trust’s developed property portfolio in Kona.
Previously, Harrison worked at the Bank of Hawaii Kailua-Kona branch as its wealth administrator in private client services and earlier in Honolulu as an accounting specialist.
Prior to working for Bank of Hawaii, Harrison enjoyed a 10-year career as a flight attendant with Aloha Airlines until 2008, when operations ceased. She also worked as a case manager at Parents and Children Together (PACT) in Kailua-Kona and for two years at Auli‘i Construction in Kaneohe.
Harrision is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Hilo, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Management Concentration.
The Queen Lili‘uokalani Trust was established by Hawaii’s last ruling monarch. Since 1909, it has directed the queen’s lands be used to serve and provide for orphan and destitute children in perpetuity.
The core trust assets include some 6,400 acres of land, the majority in Kona. Outreach to beneficiaries is delivered through the Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center, established in 1933.