Anne Frederick comes to HAPA with over 14 years of experience in nonprofit management and programming. Anne co-founded the planning and design non-profit organization, Hester Street Collaborative (HSC) in 2001 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan where she worked on a variety of land-use campaigns locally and citywide. Anne lives and farms with her partner on their family homestead in Anahola, Kaua`i.
Phone: (808) 212-9616 x1
Before coming to HAPA, Koohan Paik served as Coordinator of the Asia-Pacific program at the International Forum on Globalization (IFG). Her programming and development efforts at IFG resulted in the teach-ins "Moana Nui 2011" and "Moana Nui 2013." Moana Nui brought together dozens of Asian and Pacific-Island scholars, activists, policy analysts, lawyers, labor leaders, cultural practitioners, and artists to discuss a number of dire common challenges, including cultural survival, ongoing militarism and colonialism, and environmental devastation. Koohan is also a founding member of the Kauai Alliance for Peace and Social Justice. On Kauai, she also taught media literacy at Ke Kula Niihau O Kekaha, a charter school that conducts class in both standard Hawaiian and Niihau dialect. Koohan currently resides on Hawaii Island, where she continues to write about environment and culture in the Asia-Pacific region. Her articles have appeared in Common Dreams, The Nation, alternet and the Progressive, and she is co-author (with Jerry Mander) of The Superferry Chronicles: Hawaii's Uprising Against Militarism, Commercialism and the Desecration of the Earth (2008).
Phone: (808) 212-9616 x2
Community Organizer and People's Congress Coordinator
Tiare Lawrence is a Native Hawaiian organizer and activist from Maui. She cofounded the “Aloha `Aina Project”, a Native Hawaiian organization focused on raising awareness about resource stewardship issues and engaging Native Hawaiians to vote. She was a lead organizer for the historic Aloha `Aina March in August 2015 which drew 10,000 people to march through the streets of Waikiki, Hawai`i’s tourist hub, to demand more protections for Hawaii's sacred sites and agricultural lands. Tiare is a graduate of HAPA’s inaugural Kuleana Academy, and ran for state House of Representatives seat in 2016 election season.
Phone: (808) 212-9616 x5
Born and raised on Kaua'i, Fern Holland received her Bachelors in Science with triple majors in Wildlife Management, Environmental Sciences and Marine Biology. Fern has worked as an environmental scientist consulting on various ecological assessment projects abroad and at home. She has helped to lead community activism around the movement to regulate pesticides on Kaua'i and in Hawai'i. Fern is a graduate of HAPA’s Kuleana Academy and ran for District 14 seat on Kaua'i. Fern's passion is in native ecosystem restoration and agriculture and food production and works to support efforts statewide to enhance our food sovereignty and native ecosystems.
Phone: (808) 212-9616 x4