K-8 Staff  

Principal/Teacher   (Revised 6/2/13)
Mr. Joey Freitas continues at Mauna Loa School this year with 14 years of teaching experience.  Six of those years he served as Head Teacher of the Kona Adventist Christian School in Captain Cook, Hawai'i.  Mr. Freitas grew up in Hilo.  He earned a B.S. in Physical Education from Pacific Uniton Collage in Angwin, California in 1995.  He received his M.A. in Teaching from La Sierra University in Riverside, California in 2007. 

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Teacher Grades K-4

Mrs. Julia Kohltfarber, who grew up on the Big Island, has taught at the multi grade level for over two decades.  She joined Mauna Loa School in 2001 from Silver State Academy in Reno, Nevada where she served as principal and English teacher, outdoor educator, and online school administrator.  She is also certified in high school Bible and English.