Reynold Hioki


Reynold Hioki is the former State Cybersecurity Coordinator (Community Outreach) and a dedicated cybersecurity professional passionate about engaging our professionals, community members and students and promoting cybersecurity. He is actively involved in leading cyber initiatives with our public libraries and community centers while also supporting youth programs like CyberPatriot, CyberCamps, and CyberSuccess! Reynold’s chapter involvement started in 2017 and has actively served as a senior advisor since. Professionally, he has held several State and DOD leadership positions to include State DOD CIO, HING CIO/J6, and HIANG A6. His cybersecurity certifications include (ISC)2 CISSP (active), CompTIA Sec+ (lapsed), and EC-Council CEH (lapsed).

Charissa Wong

Vice President

Evan Horton


Evan Horton is a Senior Manager for Services Engineering with Hawaiian Telcom. He has extensive experience in the Security, Networking, and Server administration fields.

Tim Minick


Tim Minick is the Director of Information Technology for Pacific Guardian Life where he is responsible for IT operations and SecOps.  He worked previously as Executive Director of MorphIT, an executive IT management and security consulting service provider, and has been a lecturer at Hawaii Community College on Ethical Hacking.  

He earned his Masters of Science in Information Technology Management from the University of Liverpool, his AS in Digital Equipment Technology from Washtenaw College, and has studied business management & finance and mechanical engineering at Schoolcraft College and Eastern Michigan University.  He holds certifications in IT security (Certified Information System Security Professional) and project management (PRINCE2 Foundation).

Tim is a member of the University of Hawaii/Hawaii Community College Information Technology Program Advisory Committee, and an active member of CyberHawaii, contributing as a panelist and advisor.

Laurel Ramiro

Membership Chair

Laurel Ramiro has an extensive background in the Information Technology field. Graduate of UH Manoa’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems. She has worked over 10 years at a local financial company and now working in the public sector. While working in the private sector she provided end point support, server administration and application business analysis. Currently she works for the Department of Defense supporting application management and cyber initiatives. Her industry certifications:
· Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
· CompTIA Security+
· CompTIA Network+
· CompTIA A+