Updated September 16, 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.
Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs Applauds 33rd APIPA Conference for Strengthening Public Accountability in Island Areas
Sep 22, 2022Ciara
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs applauds the Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditors (APIPA) on completing its 33rd annual conference, held virtually from August 29 to September 2, 2022. More than 500 government financial accountability officials attended...Read More
Sep 15, 2022Jason
The Palau Economic Advisory Group (EAG), newly constituted to provide recommendations on how the United States can best contribute to the long-term economic stability and resilience of the island, convened its initial meeting Aug. 22-26, 2022. The goal of this first meeting was to learn about the...Read More
Sep 12, 2022Jason
The 2022 Palau Economic Brief and Presentation is produced annually to present an independent assessment of the Republic of Palau’s economic performance and policy environment, as well as independently verified economic statisticsRead More
Aug 29, 2022Ciara
Carmen G. Cantor, Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs, gives a warm welcome APIPA 2022 Conference participants.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.