About Us

Preparing the next generation of culturally responsible ahupua’a stewards.

Vision Statement

Be the world’s learning center that inspires sustainable thinking through a model 21st century ahupua`a where land is chief and man is steward.

Mission Statement

We protect and preserve the natural landscape and cultural assets of the ahupua`a of `Iole.

We inspire collaboration, leadership, and mindset shifts through a deep connection with the land, place-based education, and a pu‘uhonua retreat.

We model and pioneer sustainable practices to serve our Hawai`i community and the world.

Values

Ha`aha`a
Gratitutde, humility. Gratitude and humility are practiced in relationships with the ‘āina and others.

Ho`ihi
Respect is practiced in relationships with the ‘āina and others.

Kuleana
Accountability by fulfilling obligations. Fulfilling obligations is practiced in relationships with the ‘āina and others.

Wiwo`ole
Courage, fearless, to be bold, and adventurous. Courage is practiced in relationships with the ‘āina and others.

Pili `Āina
Engagement and developing a relationship through place-based experiences at `Iole. Engagement is practiced in relationships with the ‘āina and others.

Mission - Iole Kalo
Design element

Leadership

‘Iole Stewardship Center Board of Directors

Jason Fujimoto

Jason Fujimoto

President
President and CEO HPM Building Supply

Brandon Kurisu

Brandon Kurisu

Vice-President
President aio Digital

Michael Fujimoto

Secretary
Executive Chairman of the Board HPM Building Supply

David Morimoto

David Morimoto

Treasurer
Executive Vice-President and CFO Central Pacific Back

Jason Fujita

Jason Fujita

Director
Vice-President Hawaiian Telcom

‘Iole Stewardship Center Executive Leadership

Kamana‘opono M. Crabbe
William Wong

Bill Wong

Ka Pounui/General Manager

Momilani Lazo

Momilani Lazo

Ka Pou Kāko‘o/Executive Administrator

‘Iole Stewardship Center Team

Jade Stevens

Office Manager

Michelle Montoya

Housekeeping/Hospitality Coordinator

Kris Cravelho

Facilities and Grounds

Teyvon Santiago

Farm Coordinator

Dennis Stoddard

Groundskeeper

Brandon “Blah” Arujo

Cultural Specialist

Kāhealani Wilcox

Grants Project Manager

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