Meet the Board
Koalani Kaulukukui, O‘ahu Representative
Koa Kaulukukui works at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs where she assists with managing OHA’s landholdings and focuses on ceded land issues. Prior to working at her current position, Ms. Kaulukukui was an associate for Earthjustice’s Honolulu office where she use used the legal process to protect Native Hawaiian rights, freshwater resources, and endangered species. Immediately following law school, Ms. Kaulukukui worked for OHA’s Native Rights Land and Culture division, where she assisted in protecting Native Hawaiian rights from the impacts of development. During law school, Koa externed at Hawai‘i’s Department of Land of Natural Resources, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, Earthjustice’s Honolulu office, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. William S. Richardson School of Law Class of 2006 with a Certificate in Environmental Law.