Mālama Pūpūkea-Waimea MLCD
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Who We Are

As of Feb. 23, 2011, MPW is officially a 501(c)(3) federal non-profit organization so donations are fully deductible. click here for a copy of MPW's IRS determination letter Our FEIN is 27-0855937. MPW is also a state-registered non-profit organization. Our State GET License (Business Registration) number is W90711385-01. If you have any questions about MPW, please contact us at info@pupukeawaimea.org

Board of Directors

Bob Leinau
Advisory Board Memberr - Bob Leinau

Denise Antolini
Advisory Board Member - Denise Antolini

John Cutting

Colette Coty



Jenny Yagodich
Director Educational Programs

Advisory Council Members

Athline Clark
Former State
Co-Manager, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

Debbie Gowensmith
formerly Hawaii Community Stewardship Network, Executive Director

Bill Quinlan
Former Board Member



Advisory Board Member Juliana Simone

Dr. Alan Friedlander
Hawaii Cooperative Fishery Research Unit Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center University of Hawaii at Manoa

Palakiko Yagodich
Assistant Professor, Hospitality & Tourism Department Kapi'olani Community College




Kirsten Bluehdorn
Data Manager & Web Site Editor

Data Manger & Web Site Editor  - Kirsten  Bluehdorn

Debbie Gowensmith
GroundSwell Services

Former Advisory Board and Board of Directors

Cora Sanchez
Advisory Board


Juliana Simone
Board of Directors

Advisory Board Member Juliana Simone


Mark Jacobsen
Board of Directors

Bill Quinlan
Board of Directors

Advisory Board Member - Bob Leinau



Former Staff Members

Joe Cicak

Butch Helemano

Drew Wheeler

Jamie Wheeler

Barbara Whitman


Thanks to the many volunteers that spend their precious free time practicing the ethic of mālama and kuleana for this special place!

Pupukea Waimea Kalua Volunteers