About the Team

Trina Orimoto

Trina Orimoto, Ph.D. (she/her) is passionate about improving the health of our communities equitably. As a licensed psychologist and the current project director for this partnership, she helps to design, disseminate, and implement data tools to inform decision-making for health systems. Dr. Orimoto previously served as the Program Improvement and Communications Office Chief at the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division where she championed the statewide research, legislative, and strategic communications efforts. She also supervised student research and clinical training and provided clinical lead services at local Family Guidance Centers.  Dr. Orimoto is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and completed her clinical internship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She currently serves on the boards of the Hawaiʻi Psychological Association, Hawaiʻi Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development, and The Early School. She is also a  regular volunteer for Maʻi Movement Hawaiʻi. During her free time, you will find her at the beach or on a neighborhood hike with her partner and two children (ages 7 and 3 years).