PAULA AKANA - KITV 4 News Anchor
PAULA AKANA, KITV 4 News Anchor
Paula Akana anchors KITV 4 News at 6 and 10 Monday through Friday.
She began her career at KITV as an intern in 1983.
Along with her
news duties, Paula
hosts the popular Merrie Monarch Hula Festival and the Queen Lili'uokalani Keiki Hula Competition.
can also be seen on "KITV
4 News This Morning" at 6:15 am with her
Hawaiian Word of the Day.
Paula is a graduate of Kamehameha Schools and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
In her spare time, Paula serves as a volunteer for the Polynesian Voyaging Society.
She serves on the Steering Committee for 'Imi Hale, a Native Hawaii Cancer Awareness Network.
Paula is also a board member with the University of Hawaii Alumni Association (UHAA) and the YMCA.
She is an honorary member of the HJPA and over many years has been a stalwart supporter through the media and via the LEAL luncheon program of the principals we espouse as an organization.
has earned her
place in the Hall and has brought much credit to the HJPA
and law enforcement.