Danicole is supporting the Policy and Community team by identifying shared learnings between Hawaii and California’s policy initiatives and developing external relationships.

Prior to Elemental Excelerator

He recently graduated cum laude from American University with a Masters in Public Administration and has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Seattle University. While he pursued his masters degree, Danicole worked with United We Dream (UWD), the largest immigrant youth-led network, advocating for the DREAM Act and rights of young people under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival policy
Danicole has volunteered for cultural organizations like Halau Nohona Hawai‘i and the Filipino American Multi-Ethnic Society Hawai‘i. He is an avid surfer and hiker.  A self-proclaimed country boy from Waialua, Danicole decided to move back home because in his heart, he always wanted to make a difference in Hawai’i.

Outside of the office

Surfing around Diamond Head-Waikiki in the summer and Haleiwa in the winter.