Updated December 05, 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.
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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.