Elden T. Seta
Music Director
Concert Band
Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Symphony Orchestra
"Menehune" Marching Band

A graduate of Pearl City High School in Honolulu, HI, Seta attended the University of Hawaii Manoa on a full music scholarship.  After graduating with a secondary degree in education in 1987, Seta became the director for the then 15-year-old Moanalua High School Music Department.  Through his guidance, the music department grew from 2 bands, an orchestra, and a marching band to what it is today.  Seta has received numerous teaching awards over the years, most recently the 2003 Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.

Rhona Barbosa
Assistant Music Director
Symphonic Band
Concert Choir
Jazz Band

Known as Ms. B., Rhona Barbosa is currently completing her seventh year at Moanalua High School. Ms. B previously taught at McKinley and Aiea High School from 1997-1998. In addition to teaching, she is a member of the Hawaii Music Educators’ Association, Oahu Band Directors’ Association, American Choral Directors’ Association, Music Educators’ National Conference and the Central District Band Festival Committee.

Grant Otomo
Assistant Music Director
Concert Orchestra
Music Theory

Grant Otomo is the newest of the directors. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Music Education from the University of Hawaii.


June Masuno
Assistant Choir Director
Concert Choir

A graduate of Radford High School, Masuno completed her education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  She became part of the MoHS family in 1988 and continues to inspire her students, having 2 of her very own that have gone through the MoHS music program.


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