> Maurice Miranda
Maurice was born and raised on Kukaiau Ranch, Hamakua. He graduated from St. Joseph High School and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hawai'i Manoa. He currently owns and operates Miranda Insurance in Honoka'a and has been in business since 1977.
He has been an active volunteer in the community for most of his life. In addition to HLP Board duties he has served on the boards of the Honoka'a Business Association, the Hamakua Health Center and the Hamakua Salvation Army. Currently he is the State of Hawai'i Director for the American Youth Soccer Organization that puts on a program for 15,000 children across the State and is the President of the Hamakua Country Club. Other volunteer activities are soccer refereeing, coach and the Varsity Boys Soccer Coach at Honoka'a High School since 1990.
His hobbies include golf, reading, traveling, farming and senior softball.
Maurice believes volunteering is a way to give back to his community and improve its quality of life.