Staff

Thomas S. Dye

Thomas S. Dye, Ph.D.

Tom is actively publishing the results of his Hawaiian archaeology research in journals and books. Several of his recent publications are available for download or sale. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Hawaiian Journal of History, and is past President of Society for Hawaiian Archaeology and Hawaiian Historical Society. You can download a copy of his resume.
Eric Komori

Eric K. Komori

Eric is a principal of T. S. Dye & Colleagues. He specializes in geographic information systems (GIS) databases and was responsible for the design and implementation of the State's Historic Sites GIS. Prior to that, he worked for many years at Bishop Museum, and has kept alive his association with Dr. Yosihiko Sinoto's investigation of Huahine Island in the Society Islands.
Muffet Jourdane

Elaine "Muffet" Jourdane

Muffet has worked as an archaeologist since high school. She excavated the waterlogged Huahine site with Dr. Yosihiko Sinoto in the 1970s when she worked at Bishop Museum. Most recently, she was with the State Historic Preservation Division, where she was Assistant Oʻahu Island archaeologist for 11 years.
Kim Kalama

Kimberly Kalama

Kim began working for T. S. Dye & Colleagues in 2003. Before that, she grew puakenikeni and made them into lei for sale. Recently, Kim discovered traditional Hawaiian abraders made from the spines of Echinothrix diadema, a first in Hawaiian archaeology.