10 Notable alumni of
Chaminade University of Honolulu

The Chaminade University of Honolulu is 3022nd in the world, 999th in North America, and 946th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 10 notable alumni from the Chaminade University of Honolulu sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Elaine Duke

    Elaine Duke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    businesspersoncivil servant
    Biography

    Elaine Costanzo Duke is an American civil servant and former United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, serving from April 10, 2017 until April 15, 2018. She became acting Secretary of Homeland Security on July 31, 2017, when John F. Kelly assumed the office of White House Chief of Staff. She left the acting position on December 6, 2017, upon the confirmation of Kirstjen Nielsen.

  2. Danny Yamashiro

    Danny Yamashiro
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    radio personalitymotivational speakerautobiographer
    Biography

    Daniel Keauhou Matsu Yamashiro, also known as D. K. M. Yamashiro is an American clergyman, author, radio host, researcher, Christian media personality, and an MIT chaplain who survived a 400-foot (122 meters) fall from the ridge of the Nuʻuanu Pali in Honolulu, Hawaii, at 18. He is the first researcher to present aggregate data on childhood trauma as it relates to American presidents. Presidents included were Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump. Yamashiro also produced the first comprehensive study on American presidents that investigates the influence of religious development from a lens of trauma.

  3. Melissa Melendez

    Melissa Melendez
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in the Chaminade University of Honolulu
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in political science and history
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Melissa Ann Melendez is an American politician serving in the California State Senate. She is a Republican representing the 28th District, which encompasses large portions of Riverside County. She previously served in the California State Assembly and on the Lake Elsinore City Council.

  4. Bob McDermott

    Bob McDermott
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert Charles McDermott is an American politician and a Republican member of the Hawaii House of Representatives since November 6, 2012, representing District 40. McDermott previously served three terms in the Hawaii House of Representatives from 1996 until 2002, but left to unsuccessfully run to represent Hawaii's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.

  5. Jeffrey Fowler

    Jeffrey Fowler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Jeffrey L. Fowler is a United States Navy vice admiral who served as the 60th Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy until his retirement in August 2010.

  6. William M. Faulkner

    William M. Faulkner
    Occupations
    military leader
    Biography

    William M. Faulkner served as a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general in commands including Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics. He retired in 2015.

  7. David A. Tapp

    David A. Tapp
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    judge
    Biography

    David Austin Tapp is a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims and a former circuit court judge from Kentucky.

  8. John Tree

    John Tree
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in the Chaminade University of Honolulu
    1992-1994 graduated with Master of Business Administration in marketing
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Major General John Tree is an American business owner and a major general in the United States Air Force Reserve, currently serving as the Senior Reservist to the Air Force Chief of Staff at the Pentagon in Washington DC. In this role he assists the Chief with the organization, training and equipping of 685,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces serving in the United States and overseas. Previously he was the Senior Reservist to the Director for Logistics, Engineering and Security Cooperation (J4), Headquarters, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii. In that capacity he assisted the Director with the planning, coordination, and integration of strategic Logistics, Engineering and Security Cooperation in support of U.S. National Defense Strategy in order to build U.S. and partner capacities to accomplish the USINDOPACOM mission across the Asia-Pacific theater. For his work in the Pacific, General Tree was awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal.

  9. Gervin Miyamoto

    Gervin Miyamoto
    Biography

    Gervin Miyamoto is the 19th and retired United States Marshal for the District of Hawaii. As the United States Marshal, he leads an office of Deputy US Marshals charged with enforcing laws and protecting the United States Federal District Court of Hawaii.

  10. Louis Molina

    Louis Molina
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    official
    Biography

    Louis A. Molina is an American police officer and Commissioner of the New York City Department of Correction. He was formerly the Chief of the City of Las Vegas Department of Public Safety and detective with the New York Police Department.