Hawai'i Association for Behavior Analysis

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

HABA Student Members

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HABA Student Members receive a reduced discounted annual membership of $15 per year. Membership benefits include reduced student-rate registration fees to HABA events throughout the year. When signing up at the student rate, please send an email to treasurer@hawaiiaba.org verifying student membership, including proof of enrollment in an academic degree program, internship, or residency program relevant to a career in behavior analysis. As a HABA Student Member, you are invited to attend quarterly meetings run by the HABA Student Representative. Meetings will be held via teleconference, with in-person options as well.  HABA Student meetings are a great opportunity to share experiences and brainstorm ideas with one another. The Student Representative will reach out to all HABA Student Members when the next meeting is scheduled.  HABA Student Members are encouraged to communicate any concerns, questions, or ideas to the Student Representative at any time. The Student Representative will then bring said ideas to the HABA board for discussion and review. Sign up today! Only $15

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Course Sequences and the Experience Standards

HABA's 2018 Student Representative - Noe Kamalani

Noe Kamalani is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) who has worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) for over 4 years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from Chaminade University in 2012 and will be completing a Master’s in Education from the University of Hawaii at Manoa this spring with the intent to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Noe has spent the last 2 years working in an intensive ABA clinic, but prior to that she has provided ABA services in the home, community, and public school settings. She has spent her career working with children and families in various capacities throughout Hawaii- including as a licensed early childhood educator and parent educator in private, public, and non-profit sectors.  Noe’s professional interests include: early intensive intervention, Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior, and parent training.

Mission Statement


Committee Members

Current Members

ABAI Student members constitute a significant proportion of the association's total membership. The ABAI Student Committee's mission is to provide organizational support for ABAI Student members in order to promote participation in ABAI, as well as professional growth, and to enable members to contribute to the science of behavior analysis.

The Student Committee of ABAI consists of three Student members who are elected by current Student members to serve three-year terms (current, past, and elect).


Kenneth Jacobs, Student Representative


Jonathan Friedel, Past Student Representative


Christina Peters, Student Representative-Elect