Tulpe Day, a citizen of Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, currently works as the Immigration Information Liaison for the County of Hawaii (COH). She began her employment with the COH in December 2014. Her office provides US Immigration information to the constituents of Hawaii County and serves as the county’s liaison to United States Citizenship and Immigrant Services (USCIS formerly INS) at the Honolulu District Office. Previously, Tulpe worked as an Employment Counselor of the Employment Core Service for Immigrants at Goodwill Industries of Hawaii, as a Program Support Specialist for the Hawaii Island Community Office of Catholic Charities in Hilo, and a small business owner in Pohnpei, Micronesia.
Ms. Day immigrated to Hawaii from Kosrae in 2007 when she came to pursue her college education after raising two teenage daughters. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo in 2010. She currently lives in Hilo and is an active member of Micronesian United Big Island (MU-BI), serving as a Member At Large and past Secretary.
Areas of Focus
- Children, Youth and Families
- Women’s Rights