Kristen Souza

Kristen Souza is currently the President of Saving Hawaii's Forests, Inc. Non-Profit Organization. Kristen is born and raised in Hawai'i and attended Hawai'i School for Girls (La Pietra) and Chapman University.  She is currently one of the owners of Kanile'a 'Ukulele. She is extremely passionate about saving our native forests and is propelling this non-profit to have a goal of planting 195,000,000 native trees.  This goal represents the 195 countries around the world.  As Hawai'i is the state of Aloha it is only fitting that we include everyone from around the world. 
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Kristen Souza

Kristen Souza is currently the President of Saving Hawaii's Forests, Inc. Non-Profit Organization. Kristen is born and raised in Hawai'i and attended Hawai'i School for Girls (La Pietra) and Chapman University. She is currently one of the owners of Kanile'a 'Ukulele. She is extremely passionate about saving our native forests and is propelling this non-profit to have a goal of planting 195,000,000 native trees. This goal represents the 195 countries around the world. As Hawai'i is the state of Aloha it is only fitting that we include everyone from around the world.

Reginald Foo

Reginald Foo is the Vice President for Saving Hawaii's Forests, Inc. Reginald was born and raised in Hawai'i and graduated from St. Louis High School. He attended Arizona State University where he majored in Engineering. Reginald is the Vice President and Co-Founder at Pacific Technical Resources located in Mesa Arizona. They specialize in locating talent for large corporations in the engineering field.

Demaney Kihe

Demaney Kihe is the Treasurer for Saving Hawaii's Forests.  Demaney is a Vice President and the Kaneohe Branch Manager of First Hawaiian Bank. He is very passionate about his community involvement and is a huge supporter of the reforestation efforts here in Hawai'i.  Demaney brings over 20 plus years of experience with non-profit organizations and banking experience.

Kelly Delima

Kelly Delima "Kelly Boy" is the Secretary for Saving Hawaii's Forests.  He was born and raised in Hawai'i and now resides in Kaneohe.  He is a graduate of Kaimuki High School.  He is well renowned for founding the music group Kapena.  He brings forth 40+ years of music recording, performing and education of music.  He is a multiple Na Hoku Hano Hano Award winner and continues to keep Hawaiian music alive as the "Electrifying Kapena".

Cody Pueo Pata

Cody Pueo Pata is a product of his Native American and Hawaiian cultures. For his Nomlāqa community of Northern California, he is one of the last retainers of his tribe’s language, songs, ceremonies, and practices. In his Hawaiian community, Pueo is the Kumu Hula of Hālau Hula ʻo Ka Malama Mahilani, an instructor for Hawaiian language, culture, and hana noʻeau, as well as an award-winning composer and musician. Trained by many masters, his diverse cultural background gives depth and significance to his performances. Although Pueo is considered a contemporary artist, he would say that his first duty, above all else, is to honor tradition. Cody Pueo Pata has been a sponsored Kanileʻa artist since 2018.

Patrick Ching

Patrick Ching, is the Art Educator for Saving Hawai'I's Forests.  He is a world-renowned nature artist.  Born in Hawai'i, Patrick attended the Otis/Parsons Art Institute in Los Angeles and the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Patrick has spent his life teaching people about nature and sharing how to embrace our islands beauty. He is extremely well known for his talents of capturing the native birds and forests. In addition to sharing our native species he also captures the majestic horses in their natural habitat.  He has dedicated himself to being a nature artist.  You can see his work at www.patrickching.com

Teri Thomas Carter

Teri Thomas Carter is a board member of Saving Hawaii's Forests.  She was born and raised in Hawai'i.  She joined Hawaiian Airlines as a flight attendant 20 plus years ago.  Teri brings her experience in the tourism industry and has a background in business.  Teri is the owner of the Cookie Place, a local cookie company.

Manu Boyd, Hula Practitioner

Kelly Boy DeLima, Music Educator 

Andrew Agcaoili, Film Educator 

Kalehua Krug, Cultural Educator

Kainani Kahaunaele, Olelo Hawai'i Educator