Kristine Garabiles

Program Manager, Community Clearinghouse

Kristine Garabiles

“Being able to help families and individuals get back on track to reach their financial goals brings joy to the work that I do. It also helps that I’m part of an agency that provides support to each other and that we’re all here to make a difference in someone’s life.”

Kristine is the Program Manager for the Community Clearinghouse (CCH), which provides free household items, financial assistance, school supplies, holiday support, and empowerment training for struggling families. She provides oversight and direction of CCH services and staff. She establishes and maintains partnerships, fiscal oversight, quality services, and high levels of integrity to meet the demands of a culturally diverse community.

Kristine is a graduate of Waipahu High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in Family Resources from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Fun fact: Kristine loves dark chocolate and almost everything Disney.