Updated May 22, 2022
Tamera Heine serves as the Vice Consul of Political and Social Affairs at the Republic of the Marshall Islands Consulate in Honolulu. She examines and provides policy advice on matters related to the political, social, economic, educational, and cultural well-being of Marshallese residing in Hawaii. She also has the responsibility for maintaining favorable relations with Hawaii State agencies and key partners in the community. Tamera also serves as a mentor and advisor to college interns employed by the Consulate.
Tamera earned her Master of Public Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degrees from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She serves as a board member for the Marshallese Education Day committee and is actively involved in many other community driven initiatives. In her free time, Tamera enjoys hiking, fishing, and crafting. She is a proud mother of an energetic four-year old.
Jan 05, 2022Jason
American Public Education, Inc. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all the assets of Graduate School USA (“GSUSA”), effective January 1, 2022. GSUSA is a leading training provider to the federal workforce, with an extensive portfolio of government agency...Read More
Sixty-One American Samoa Government Ethics Officers Complete PITI-VITI’s Ethical Decision-Making Workshop
Apr 01, 2022Ciara
On March 21 and March 28, 2022, sixty-one American Samoa government ethics officers, representing the designated ethics officials for American Samoa Government (ASG) departments, took part in a government-wide training initiative delivered by the Pacific & Virgin Islands Training Initiatives...Read More
Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) Meets Virtually to Discuss Vital Regional Finance Issues
Mar 29, 2022Monique
The Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) has successfully supported the Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) to complete its annual winter conference. On March 24, 2022, sixty government finance officers and officials from US insular governments convened for...Read More
Mar 14, 2022Monique
The Graduate School USA’s Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI), congratulates the twenty-three new Pacific Islands graduates who successfully completed the Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). A virtual commencement honoring current and future leaders in public...Read More
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.