Our 2022 Finalist Judges

Dr. Tasha Whitehead

Dr. Tashya Whitehead is a pediatrician in Aiea and recently moved from the mainland to be near family. Outside of work, she likes being active outdoors or curled up indoors with a good book. She is very excited to be part of the Healthy Baby Contest 2022 Judging panel!

Jenalyn Ng

Jenalyn graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with Bachelor's degrees in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education and is currently working towards her Master's of Education in Curriculum Studies for Preschool to 3rd grade; her goal is to work on interest based curriculum for Early Childhood Education.

 

Jenalyn currently works at the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Children's Center as a preschool teacher/education specialist. She loves going to work every day to see her keiki grow and is excited to see what amazing events will happen that day.

 

Jenalyn is also the reigning Narcissus Queen. When she is not working, studying or performing her responsibilities as the Narcissus Queen, she enjoys spending time with her animals, rescuing animals, hiking, finding great food, working out, and learning new skills.

Lorraine Leslie

Lorraine has worked in the non-profits arena for over 25 years.


Recently diagnosed with prediabetes she is on a personal mission to share the American Diabetes Association’s mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people
affected by diabetes.

 

The ADA opened its Honolulu office in 1978, serving Hawaii statewide. Lorraine is responsible for the day-to-day operations, fundraising and advocacy which includes working with the healthcare community, corporate and government leaders for funding and advocacy opportunities as well as all community outreach.

Cathy Ogawa

Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Cathy is the Director of The Toddler Program, a preschool located in the Kaimuki area. She has been working with young children for over 20 years in the capacity of a teacher and school director and is excited to be a judge for the Healthy Baby Contest. 

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Dr. Jenny Liu

Dr. Jenny Liu was born and raised in Honolulu, and she completed her medical training in her home state. She is happy to be working at Queen Emma Clinic as a Pediatrician caring for our Keiki. She enjoys helping families be as healthy as they can be!