Board of Fellows

Cy Bridges

Cy M. Bridges

Educated at Church College of Hawaiʻi and the University of Hawaiʻi, he taught hula for the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Hawaiian Heritage for ten years and began the Polynesian Cultural Center's hula hālau in 1980. He has lectured for the Queen Liliʻuokalani Children’s Center, Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club,the Waiʻanae Coast Cultural Society, and the 1994 Moʻokuʻauhau Hawaiian Leadership Conference. In 1992 he was the first recipient of the Nipolo Award from Nā Leo Mele: The Chanter’s Art Foundation, in recognition of his traditional chant performances.

Rose Ram

Rosalind Meno Ram

An Assistant Librarian in the Division of Library and Academic Support, Rose earned her B.S. in TESL from from BYU-Hawaiʻi, and her M.L.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. An indigenous Chamorro from Guam, she attributes her personal and professional strength to her Chamorro philosophy of cooperation with others and assisting others in diverse needs. She is enthusiastic about researching Pacific related sources and information as well as exploring the University's and others' promotion of the Pacific worldview.


Rowena E. P. Reid

The Excecutive Director of Alumni Affairs, Rowena E.P. Reid earned her B.S. in Social Work from BYU-Hawaiʻi in 1976 and her M.S. in Educational Counseling from Oregon State University in 1981. In her present campus role, Rowena coordinates all alumni activities of 42 worldwide alumni chapters by maintaining a database of some 45, 000 alumni and friends of BYU-Hawaiʻi.

Kekela Miller

Lucy Kekela Mokuiki Miller

Kupuna Council O Lāʻie
Kumu Hula
Nā Kamalei - President
(Early Education)
Lāʻie Community Association - Board of Director
Northshore Volleyball Club - President
Koʻolauloa Hawaiian Civic Club


Hiagi Wesley

Hiagi Wesley is from Rotuma Island. His educational background included a doctoral degree from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah in higher educational administration. His Master’s degree is in Secondary School Aministration with a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and a minor in Broadcasting and Journalism. He attended the Church College of Hawaiʻi (now BYU Hawaiʻi), Ricks College, and BYU. For elementary, junior and senior high school, he attended in Rotuma, Fiji, and Liahona High School in The Kingdom of Tonga.

Married to Susan Wesley. They are the parents of 7 children: 6 sons and 1 daughter.