Our Work

At Kapalaea Consultants LLC weʻre easy to work with and always results oriented. In choosing us you will be taking on a professional and effective partner. By strategically setting goals together, we will be sure that your needs are met - every time. 

Below are a few of the services we can offer. Give us a call to discuss how Kapalaea Consultants can help you.

  • New business formation. Budgeting, budget tracking, compliance with government funding requirements.
  • Navigating business and government in Hawaii. Relationship-based business development.
  • Creating additional short-term capacity in your business by: managing projects, tracking permitting issues, research, etc.
  • Environmental assessments and special use permits.
  • Meeting facilitation.
  • Employee and executive mentoring.
  • Management training.
Businesses run lean. When faced with a need for additional capacity, think of Kapalaea Consultants LLC. We can take on your special projects giving you added capacity without additional full-time staff.


  • Nonprofit governance: establishing boards, evaluating their strengths and transitioning them from activist to institutional governance structures.
  • Creating private donor fundraising programs and diversifying income sources.
  • Federal, State, County, and private foundation grant compliance.
  • Grant writing.
  • Budgeting and budget tracking.
  • Establishing a new nonprofit.
In fundraising everyone has a role to play. Weʻve found that once each individualʻs role is defined, board and staff enthusiasm for fundraising multiplies. We can help make this happen for your organization.
  • Navigating government in Hawaii.
  • Government relations. Helping you work with elected and civil service government officials in Federal, State, and County governments.
  • Procuring and managing government funding for Federal, State and County agencies.
  • State and county permitting (drafting, submitting, tracking).
  • Engaging elected officials.
We have successfully worked with government at all levels to both influence legislative outcomes and to raise needed funding.
  • Conservation easement development and negotiation.
  • Interface with environmental scientists.
  • Renewable energy permits.
  • Environmental assessments and special use permits (draft, coordinate, submit).
  • Environmental planning.
  • Terrestrial and ocean habitat protection/restoration planning (management plans).
  • Interfacing with DLNR, USFWS and other environmental organizations.
Land management and land conservation can be complex and involve many partners. We can facilitate these conversations and help with plans, assessments or any other necessary products.