Hale Opio Staff Photo


Vonn RamosVonn Ramos

Executive Director

Justin MaronnJustin Maronn


Shandie MedeirosShandie Medeiros

Administrative Services Coordinator

Kristy LinozKristy Linoz

Personnel Coordinator

Treatment/Residential Services

Lynn PizzitolaLynn Pizzitola

Clinical Director

Kevin LowryKevin Lowry

Treatment Programs Director

Kevin Lowry is a Masters in Social Work who grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. Kevin came to Kauai in 2009 and worked at PACT (Parent & Child Together) Hawaii as a Multisystemic Family Therapist (MST) and Supervisor. In 2012, Kevin joined the Hale Opio Kauai Ohana as a therapist and supervisor until 2014 when he became the Hale Opio Treatment Program Director and has remained so. Kevin has over 35 years of experience in the Mental Health field and it continues to be a passion for him to help support the youth and their families who need assistance.

Kristi SumidaKristi Sumida

Assistant Treatment Programs Director

Kristy LinozKristy Linoz

Treatment Programs Coordinator

Kim GropperKim Gropper


Philip MorganPhilip Morgan


Michelle MotazedianMehrnaz Michelle Motazedian


Temp PhotoElise Pulido


Community Programs

Priti “Maya” Tayal

Community Programs Director

Priti Tayal EdM, MA is the Masters level Community Programs director at Hale Opio Inc. Kauai. I moved to Kauai about 4 years ago from Philadelphia where I worked as a college professor of Psychology and Criminal Justice, a mental health therapist and supervisor of various programs that serviced the community and foster youth. I have over 20 years experience in the mental health and community service fields.

Mary Ann OrnellasMary Ann Ornellas

Prevention Programs Coordinator

Esther SolomonEsther Solomon

Diversion Programs Coordinator

Temp PhotoHelene “Rhye” Daub

`IHI Case Manager

Temp PhotoTiffany Marrotte

WIOA/First Jobs Academy Youth Empowerment Specialist
`IMUA Youth Empowerment Specialist

Temp PhotoMidori Calzo

WIOA/FJA Program Assistant, Kukui, and Community Programs Admin Assistant

Temp PhotoMatthew Burris

Community Empowerment Specialist – Ke Kahua O Ka Malamalama, Street Outreach Program, CPD Admin Assistant