Mahealani Yoshida was born and raised in Kealakekua on the Island of Hawai’i. Coming to San Diego to attend SDSU, Mahealani had the opportunity to participate in an NCRC workshop as a student leader. She has been a trainer with NCRC since 2015. Mahealani is passionate about embracing individuality and helping others navigate multi-cultural landscapes. She has enjoyed working closely with many different people in the community and has personally grown from the skills that she teaches. With a Masters in Communication from San Diego State University, Mahealani specializes in college workshops as one of NCRC’s Lead Trainers.