'Āina Momona: Pathways to Abundance
Auamo.org strives to support communities in achieving ‘Āina Momona with a focus on marine resources through an ahupua‘a approach.
ʻĀina Momona: Healthy ecosystems, healthy communities, food sustainability throughout a vibrant healthy archipelago whose natural and cultural resources are well managed, collaborative, adaptive and informed by local knowledge, place, history and its people.
Featured Kōkua Contacts
Kevin Chang, Executive Director of Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo, a local non-profit that works with grassroots communities and place-based practitioners engaged in environmental stewardship efforts across Hawaiʻi. He is from Kahalu'u, ʻOahu.
A native Hawaiian born and raised in Kaimukī, O'ahu currently resides on the island of Hawai'i. As a young girl, she fished, surfed and played in the ocean and knew she wanted a career in marine stewardship.
She graduated with a BA in Hawaiian Studies & Minored in Marine Science in 2006, then later went on to get a MS in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science in 2011 from UH-Hilo.
Currently, she is the Coastal Community Capacity Development Advisor for Conservation International Hawaiʻi, where she works to support community-based marine management initiatives to incorporate an integrated approach to monitoring and management. Her efforts help to ensure a path of ʻāīna momona for Hawaii's future generations.