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ANDREAS CRAVALHO II joins AlohaCare as senior director of project management. He will provide strategic leadership and tactical direction for product management, Medicare sales and special Medicaid initiatives such as the supportive housing program. Cravalho assumes the overall responsibility for the development and execution of internal strategic goals, objectives, and plans for the organization’s Medicaid and Medicare products. Before joining AlohaCare, he held several positions at HMSA.

KARLA ZARATE-RAMIREZ advances to associate vice president, major gifts at the University of Hawaii Foundation. In this leadership role, she supervises a team of fundraising professionals who raise money for the UH colleges and units. She also works with UH leadership to identify funding priorities that align with donors’ passions and personally raises private support to help advance UH strategic goals.

ALEXINA CHAI steps in as senior vice president, director of talent and organizational development at American Savings Bank. She will oversee the bank’s learning and development and organizational development teams. Her role will include developing talent strategies and partnering with the bank’s leaders to drive business performance through creating a great place to work. Chai has served in several human resources roles, including senior vice president of human resources at Alexander & Baldwin.

JONATHAN KITAYAMA joins the pathology department at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. He earned his medical degree from the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine where he also completed his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology. Kitayama completed a gynecologic and breast pathology fellowship and cytopathology fellowship from Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California. Kitayama previously worked as a pathologist for Pan Pacifi c Pathologists LLC in Honolulu.