As a volunteer-powered organization, members of the Chorus Management Team are elected for two-year terms by the members of Honolulu Blend. These essential leaders are responsible for managing the many administrative aspects that keep our chorus functioning.

Deb Straight
Team Coordinator
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Stephanie Brictson

Master Director

Noel Eto

Membership Coordinator

Gail Higaki 

Finance Manager

Gail joined Honolulu Blend Chorus in 2012, new to Sweet Adelines and barbershop singing. As a retired educator, serving on the Management Team has provided an abundance of opportunities for lifelong learning.  She has been a Membership Chair and Team Coordinator, and is the current Finance Manager.  She began as a Baritone and now sings Bass.


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Rachel Knapstein

Public Relations

Rachel joined Honolulu Blend in 2015 after attending a guest night hosted by the chorus. She quickly found herself inspired by the "teamwork" nature of barbershop harmony. She has served on the management team as membership coordinator and team coordinator.

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