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Hello, My name is Melissa Kamai-Arambula. I have been an instructor for Aquatics since 1990.

I grew up on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii. My immediate family is still on Oahu. I have taught for the YMCA in Hawaii and California and moved to Michigan almost 22 years ago. I have taught for the Montecito and Santa Barbara, California’s YMCA facilities. In 1992 I moved to Lansing and worked for the  YWCA downtown off of Townsend and The YMCA in downtown Lansing off Lenawee.

The Michigan Athletic Club (10 years), I worked at the Gannon Pool (also dealt with different types  of pools including the water pools that are hidden from the ground) on the Main Campus of Lansing Community College for 8 years.Aquatic Classes are now held at East Lansing Hannah Community Center Spring 2014 classes are right around the corner and are held in East Lansing, MI for the LCC Aquatic classes.  late enrollment is available along with COMMUNITY Participation!

I have been a part of the Physical Fitness and Wellness Department at Lansing Community College for 10 years.  I am honored to be a part of Region 8 MEA-NEA- Higher Learning Committee. I am honored to be a member of the Pacific Islander Caucus, Democratic Caucus, Higher Education Caucus.  LCC will vote for new members for the MEA-NEA- Region 8 next week.  I have been elected to the Democratic Party.

I am working with Holt Public Schools and with The Holt Junior Rams Organization.  I just became and ordained minister and look forward to helping in any way I can.   I am honored to be chosen as a Academic Senator for PFW at Lansing Community College.

I am honored to be the Chair of the Elections’ Committee for the Academic Senate and it is my privilege to represent at all meetings and commitments.  I am a PESG substitute for Ingham and Eaton counties in Michigan and teach pre-kindergarten to senior high in all subject areas and disciplines.

I am pleased to be a part of Science Mathematics Education Exploration (SMEE) at Lansing Community College, usually in the Heart of things but this year Material Science!  I am also the Science Olympiad 2012-2013 proctor and creator of Material Science section in regionals for LCC designated high schools and for Alma College designated high schools and State Finals for Science Olympiad at Michigan State University.

I am a huge fan of football in all levels.  I have taught almost every sport there could be for Delhi Park and Recreation, City of Lansing Leagues and at school functions as needed.I am committed to education excellence and devoted to the children of the present and future!!It is my honor and privilege to be instructing you and or your child in the areas of recreation and academia. Please feel free to send me a note or comment in the box above. I look forward to working with you towards your goals.


Melissa Kamai-Arambula (A.K.A. Coach M or Mrs. A) and Bryan M From Pool