ʻIolani Kaʻuhane was raised on the island of Oʻahu and spent his summers in Lahaina, Maui with his father. Currently, he serves as an Associate Archaeologist and Cultural Specialist for ASM Affiliates located in Hilo. He got his Associate of Arts from Kauaʻi Community College in 2009 and participated in mahiʻai, hula, lua, and voyaging. In 2012, he received his Bachelor or Arts degree in Anthropology at UH Hilo. Since his participation in the 2010 WKIP, he has been employed with several private arch. firms and spent six years as a Cultural Specialist and Technician at Pohakuloa Training Area. Through Huliauapaʻa and Nohopapa Hawaiʻi, he has continued archaeological work at Ahu a ʻUmi for many years and assisted with archaeological studies conducted on Nihoa and Mokumanamana of the Papahānaumokuākea National Monument. He also served as a student mentor and program alakaʻi for the WKIP 2011-2019. He is married to his beautiful wife, Chioke Kaʻuhane, and together have two sons.