Born in a New England blizzard and raised in the island paradise of Hawaii, Peter was the first of five graduates from Keolahou Christian Academy (est. 1992, by Peter and Rhonda Kamakawiwoole), graduating first in his class (of one), earning the honorific of “guinea pig” along the way. After high school, Peter attended Patrick Henry College where he met and married his wife, Corrie.
After earning his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law, Peter returned to northern Virginia to join HSLDA as a staff attorney where he assists families in five states. He is also a member of HSLDA’s litigation team, helping families across the country who encounter difficulties obtaining Social Security benefits because of their decision to homeschool, and represents families before administrative tribunals, and in state and federal court.
Peter and Corrie have five children.