Richard A. Cooke, III
Richard is one of the founding members of the Moloka'i Land Trust. He serves as the Operations Manager of Hui Ho'olana Retreat Center on Moloka'i. Prior to this he had a life-long career in professional photography, including 15 years with the National Geographic Society. Richard also serves as an alternate on the Cooke Foundation Board of Trustees, and Board member of The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii.
Stephanie (Stacy) Helm Crivello
From Moloka'i, Stacy was part of the Moloka'i Enterprise Community Strategic Planning Committee, Vision Statement Committee, and involved with the Community-Based Master Land Use Plan. She served as the Moloka'i EC Board President and a founding member of the Moloka'i Land Trust. She retired in 2001 from serving as Island Manager for Verizon Hawaii on Moloka'i and Lanai.
Cheryl is a founding member of the Moloka'i Land Trust, served on the Moloka'i EC board for four years, and volunteered with the Community-Based Master Land Use Plan. She was a board member of the Moloka'i Visitors Association, and she is past president and secretary for Hale Ho'okupa'a, a substance abuse outpatient center. She is a steering committee member of the Molokai Affordable Housing – a Community Development Corporation Cheryl is self employed in her own communications consulting company, operates a bed and breakfast accommodation, and teaches part-time in business and communications classes at Maui Community College – Moloka'i Education Center.
William M. Akutagawa
Native to Moloka'i, William serves as the Director at Na Pu'uwai Native Hawaiian Healthcare System. He is also the founder of Moloka'i's Community Health Center and the Moloka'i representative to Hawaii Senator Daniel Inouye.
Founding Board - 2006-2010
Richard A. Cooke III
, Vice President
William M. Akutagawa
Davianna Mc Gregor
Clarence (Halona) Kaopuiki
Clarence Halona Kaopuiki is a lifelong advocate of native Hawaiian cultural preservation and archaeology. For the past six years, he has served on the Native Hawaiian Historic Preservation Council as the Moloka'i island representative. Since the 1990s, Halona has worked or volunteered with the Bishop Museum, Kaho'olawe Island Reserve Commission's Cultural and Historic Orientation program, Governor's Subsistence Taskforce, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Native Rights Land and Culture division, DLNR's Office of Conservation and Coastal Land, University of Hawaii's Department of Urban and Rural Planning, and Ke Aupuni Lokahi – Moloka'i Enterprise Community Project #47. Halona works for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Moloka'i office.
Davianna P. McGregor
Davianna was involved with the Moloka'i EC Strategic Planning and Vision Statement; she is also a founding member of the Moloka'i Land Trust. She is a professor in Ethnic Studies at the University of Hawaii. Davianna also assisted in the Strategic Management Plan for Kaho'olawe and Moloka'i's Subsistence Management Plan. Currently, she is working on the Responsible Tourism Initiative for Moloka'i and a Cultural Management Plan for The Nature Conservancy on Moloka'i.
William “Butch” Haase
Butch has been on the Board of Directors for Hui Ho'olana for 15 years and heading and leading volunteers on a restoration project on central Molokai for 16 years. He attended UH Maona and is a graduate of The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA with a BS in Environmental Science. Has owned and run a successful landscape construction business in Washington State for 15 years. Current Chair of MoMISC.
Clayton was born and raised on Molokai. Clayton has spent the previous 9 years as a Landscape Supervisor for Molokai Ranch, and an earlier 3 years in maintenance and security for the Ranch. He also worked for 5 years as a foreman for Asplundh.