Mission Statement

The Kaua'i Economic Development Board is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1984 by a group of business leaders who recognized the need to broaden and strengthen Kaua'i's economy. The primary purposes of the organization are to explore potential areas for economic diversification and create and strengthen industries that can flourish on Kaua'i.

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Staff

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Jaclyn Kaina

Director of Programs

Marleen Duarte

Executive Assistant

 

Executive Committee

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Jonathan Chun

Chairman

Belles Graham, LLP

Shawn Reese

Vice Chair

General Dynamics MS

Leland Kahawai

Treasurer

First Hawaiian Bank

Jason Bryant

Secretary

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Sam Pratt

Property Management Committee Chair

Niu Pia Land Company, Ltd.

Sue Kanoho

Director

Kauaʻi Visitors Bureau

Fred Cowell

At-Large Director

Kauaʻi Coffee Company

Patrick Ono

At-Large Director

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Committee Chairs

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Ann Sokei

Education Committee Chair

Laurie Yoshida

Science & Technology Committee Chair

Joshua Uyehara

Food & Agriculture Committee Chair

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Sue Kanoho

Membership Committee Chair

Sam Pratt

Property Committee Chair

Leland Kahawai

Finance Committee Chair

Members

Executive Membership

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Corteva Agriscience
General Dynamics Mission Systems
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Grove Farm
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Kauaʻi Island Utility Cooperative
Marriott Resort Kauaʻi

Associate Membership

Alexander & Baldwin
Aqua Engineers
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Contemporary Flavors
Hale Kauai
JGB Arms
Grand Hyatt Kauai
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Matson
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Ulupono Initiative
Wilcox Memorial Hospital
Kauai Shrimp
Global Ag Services

Ex-Officio's

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Hawaii Department of Education
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State of Hawaii
Kauai Visitors Bureau
Pacific Missile Range Facility
Hawaii Small Business Development Center
West Kauai Business & Professional Association

Become a Member

©2020 Kauai Economic Development Board

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