Keone Kealoha : President of the Board

Keone Kealoha

President of the Board

Keone Kealoha co-founded Malama Kaua`i in 2006 along with friend Chris Jaeb and managed the day to day operations up until January 2017. He is currently the Executive Director of KANU Hawai`i, working on statewide sustainability and community engagement efforts. Keone has sat on a variety of community-based boards and stakeholder committees including Waipa Foundation's Board of Directors,  Hawai‘i Green Growth (HGG) Measures Team, County of Kauai’s Important Agricultural Lands Study Stakeholder/Technical Advisory Committee, Kauai Energy Sustainability Plan Stakeholder Group, and Kauai Economic Development Plan Steering Committee, among others.

Andrea Brower :

Andrea Brower

Andrea Brower worked on the staff of Malama Kauai for several years developing programs and conducting research including the authoring of the 163-page study, "Diversified, Localized, and Sustainable Agriculture on Kaua`i: Assessing Opportunities and Addressing Barriers". She left the organization to attain her Masters degree in Science and International Development from the University of Sussex followed by a PhD in the Department of Sociology at the University of Auckland. She is currently a lecturer at Gonzaga University.

Michael Miranda :

Michael Miranda

Michael has several years of experience in the non-profit sector, specifically in the labor movement and facilitating and developing after school programs. For the past three years, he has been working as a social worker with the State of Hawaii, Judiciary. Michael has keen interests in preserving Filipino cultural and agricultural practices and capacity building for community organizations.