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
Communications + Development Director
Elif Beall is a co-founder of the Hawai`i Alliance for Progressive Action (HAPA). She has been involved in environmental and social justice movements for most of her life. Elif graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in Peace and Conflict Studies, and from the George Washington University Law School (with Honors). In addition to working for HAPA, Elif has been a licensed attorney in Hawai`i since 2006. Before her legal career, she worked as an environmental sustainability consultant.
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 x4
Patricia Wistinghausen is from the island of Kaua`i, and in addition to her position with HAPA, is actively involved in a number of health and public safety groups. Currently, she's serving on the Board of Directors for the Kaua`i Rural Health Association (KRHA), is the Coordinator for the Kaua`i Violence Prevention Coalition (KVPC) and was a founding member and on the first Board of Directors for the non-profit, Emergency Management Professionals of Hawai`i (EMP-HI). Patricia is a graduate of the University of Hawai`i - West O`ahu and has a Bachelors in Public Administration with Concentrations in Disaster Preparedness Emergency Management and Justice Administration.
Phone: (808) 212-9616 x0