Lynn Araki-Regan, first deputy director at Hawaii’s Department of Transportation (DOT) Administration, manages the administrative operations and functions of the agency. Under her leadership, DOT became the first formal partner of the Blue Lightning Initiative,
a program of the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, to help identify and prevent human trafficking
Previously, Araki-Regan was employed with the County of Maui as the mayor’s chief of staff, economic development coordinator, and budget director. She is licensed as an attorney and has over 20 years of experience in litigation, commercial transactions, creditors’ rights, and landlord/tenant law.
She received her law degree from the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, and has a B.S. in accounting.
Araki-Regan is a graduate of the Pacific Century Fellows Program, which unites Hawaii’s emerging leaders from diverse professions and backgrounds to find innovative solutions to state problems and concerns.