Meet our Administrators

Mike McCloskey 

🌟 Meet Our Principal 🌟

      Michael McCloskey

I am a father of two boys, both of whom attended Konawaena Elementary School for a part of their elementary education. This is my fifth year as an administrator in Hawaii. 
I am so excited to be a part of the KES Ohana and community!


Vice Principal

🌟 Meet Your Vice Principal 🌟

           Chelsea Qualey


Hello, everyone! I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce myself as your Vice Principal, Chelsea Qualey. My journey in education has been driven by a deep passion for fostering a supportive and inclusive environment where every child can thrive. I am a proud Konawaena graduate and am honored to give back to the community that has given me so much.

I'm here to lend a helping hand, a listening ear, and a warm smile to all our students, teachers, and parents. Whether it's organizing exciting events or working behind the scenes to ensure smooth operations, I'm dedicated to making our school community the best it can be.

With years of experience dedicated to the growth and well-being of young learners, I'm excited to bring my expertise to our school's leadership team. Together, let's embark on an incredible journey of learning, discovery, and friendship!

Vice Principal Qualey