RANAE KEANE-BAMSEY, M.A.
Small Business Owner, Educator & Artist
Ranae Keane has a background in education and management having been sought after to direct programs in Hawaiʻi, Portugal, Italy, Germany, The Netherlands, and throughout the Continental United States of America. She has assisted non-profit organizations at the local, regional, collegiate and professional levels. She also is an accomplished artist in the fields of movement and photography. Ranae has been a small business owner for decades and currently operates EMotion Galleries. Ranae is an independent contractor for several local companies in the tourism industry within the Kona and Kohala Districts of Hawaiʻi Island.
Ranae Keane’s degrees include a B.A. in Dance Theatre, B.A. in Fitness Instruction & Promotion, and a M.A. in Youth & Human Services Nonprofit Administration. Among her professional credits she has served as Project Coordinator for Camp Adventure World Services, Executive Director of Kinetic Energy Schools of Movement & Music, Educator at Innovations Public Charter School, Educator at Hualalai Academy, ACDFA Regional Coordinator and for five years Keane was faculty at the University of Northern Iowa. Many people recognize Ranae from her time on stage as a hula dancer at Lava Lava Beach Club, Hilton Waikoloa and the Mauna Kea Beach Resort. Ranae Keane and her husband of 20 years, Duncan Bamsey, have both been Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award nominees for their work in the recording and music industries of Hawaiʻi.