In the Service

Teisha Kauvaka-Vaaimamao

U.S. Air Force Airman Teisah U. Kauvaka-Vaaimamao has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Kauvaka-Vaaimamao is the daughter of Ioane and Atarah Lepisi of Kihei. She is the granddaughter of Initia Vaaimamao and niece of Mara Filo and Hotia Vaaimamao of Kihei.

The airman is a 2018 graduate of Maui High School.