Alberta de Jetley, Advisory Committee
Alberta de Jetley’s family moved to Lānaʻi in 1951. As an adult, she lived on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island. In 2019, she completed her bucket list of exploring every island in Hawaii including Niihau, which she visited in 2019.
After graduation from Lānaʻi High School, Alberta moved to Oahu and worked in the hotel and travel industry.
In 1986, she began her career as a journalist. In December 2008, she became the Publisher and Editor of Lānaʻi Today, a community newspaper. In 2015, she authored a pictorial history of Lānaʻi for Arcadia Publishing Co. titled, Images of America-Lānaʻi.
In 2018, she took on the management of Lānaʻi Taxi and enjoys sharing her knowledge of the island’s history with its passengers. Active in the Lānaʻi community, she’s also served on many county and state-wide organizations.
She is presently the chair of Lānaʻi Academy of Performing Arts, a board member of Na Puʻu Wai Native Hawaiian Health Care, and an advisory board member of the Lānaʻi Chamber of Commerce. In addition, she is campaigning for the Lānaʻi seat on the Maui County Council in the 2020 elections.