Hawai'i Association for Behavior Analysis

To educate, advocate for, and support both providers and consumers 
of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Aloha - Welcome to the Hawai'i Association for Behavior Analysis (HABA)


To educate, advocate for, and support both providers and consumers of Applied Behavior Analysis.  

The Hawai’i Association for Behavior Analysis (HABA) is a professional organization dedicated to the practice, research, and dissemination of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). HABA’s mission is to expand behavioral knowledge, advocate for community needs, support service providers and parents, educate community leaders, and promote the advancement of behavior analysis locally. HABA works diligently on legislative and policy issues that impact our community (e.g., autism insurance, behavior analyst licensure, sustainability initiatives) and aims to educate local policymakers about our science. HABA offers several in person- and online- workshops for educators, parents, students, and practitioners. In addition, every Fall, HABA hosts an annual convention located on Oahu.

2017 Hawai'i Association for Behavior Analysis Board Members, Chairs, & Reps


Kim Wolff, M.S., BCBA, LBA

Vice President

Kathleen Penland, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA 

Past President

Kristen Koba-Burdt, M.S., BCBA, LBA

Lara Bollinger, M.S.Ed, BCBA, LBA 


Jennifer Ninci, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA

Marketing Chair

Sara Dinkelo M.S., BCBA, LBA

Legislative Chair

Andrea Keesey, M.S., BCBA, LBA 

Event Chair
Johanna Taylor, PhD, BCBA, LBA


Parent Representatives

Naomi Ka'ae Tachera

Deborah Krekel

Together, We Can!

What works? TEAMWORK!

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