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Kunia Country Farms Educational Outreach is a non-profit 501(c)(3). Our mission is to engage the community through Farm tours and outreach programs, and to educate Hawaii's children about socially responsible farming and environmental and economic sustainability.

 

The Board of directors is comprised of Jason Brand, one of the three partners of Kunia Country Farms LLC (the operating farm), and two outside Directors. We are extremely fortunate to have two industry experts join us on the Board: Clyde Tamaru, Aquaculture and Aquaponics Specialist at the University of Hawaii, Center for Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR), and Kevin Izumi, Owner of Aquarium Systems and Ponds.

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President/Director

Kevin Izumi has spent his life with fish and aquatic systems. He is the owner of Aquarium Systems and Ponds, and also serves as both President and Director of our Educational Outreach program.

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Director

Clyde Tamaru is an Aquaculture and Aquaponics Specialist at the University of Hawaii, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR). Clyde has been a driving force in Hawaii's Aquaponic Farming movement.

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Vice President

Cary Takenaka is the owner of Takenaka Farms, and one of three partners of Kunia Country Farms LLC (the Farm). Cary's vast knowledge of landscaping and plantlife has been invaluable to the Farm's continued success.

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Director

Jason Brand is the Founding Partner of Brand Industrial Group, a Hawaii-based diversified holding company. He is a retired financial services executive now residing in Hawaii, and one of three partners of the Farm.

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Treasurer/Secretary

C. Scott Wo is a third generation owner of C. S. Wo & Sons, Ltd., his family's home furnishings business founded in Hawaii in 1909. He is also one of three partners of the Farm.

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