Craftsy horse whisperer who loves long walks to the ice cream shop.
Singer, songwriter, attorney, and smoke meat connoisseur.
Loud laugher, laulau lover and native plant nerd
Volunteer extraordinaire, loves improv, dancefloors, & being an aunty
Recovering thrift shop clerk on a mission to try every kind of dumpling on the planet.
INFJ, builder, record collector, and okazuya fanatic.
Raw fish addict, wannabe linguist, and techy.
Marine Biologist, spearfisherman, volleyball player, and ogo namasu specialist.
Miwa has spent the last 20+ years working for marine and watershed protection–from education to policy in Hawaiʻi, rural Mexico, Central and Southern California, and Tanzania. From 2011 - 2021, Miwa served as a co-founder and co-leader of Kua‘āina Ulu ‘Auamo (KUA). Prior to KUA, she was the executive director at KAHEA, a local environmental and cultural advocacy non-profit. Miwa has a B.A. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Southern California. Our Mahalo & A Hui Hou Tribute for her time spent in leadership at KUA can be read at http://kuahawaii.org/mahalo-miwa/.