Our Mission

Our mission is to provide exceptional, individualized, family-centered services to empower people with disabilities or special needs to achieve their goals and live independent, fulfilling lives.

Valery O’Brien

Board of Directors

Valery O’Brien is an independent marketing consultant with over 48 years of combined experience in the travel/retail industries, and retired as a Marketing Director with The Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate. Valery is a mother of two twin daughters, and Katie, who has been a long-time participate of Easter Seals Hawaii. Katie is deaf and multi-handicapped and is 33 years old.

Valery currently serves on the Easter Seals Hawaii Executive Committee and is the Chair of the Program Committee. She devotes a good deal of her time and energy supporting many community organizations through her consultancy and on Board and Committees including the YMCA Camp Erdman, Catholic Schools Education, Catholic Bishops Committee for Disabilities. Valery is Head of a Special Olympic Delegation representing 157 Hawaii Athletes.