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The Office of Sustainability functions as a backbone organization, working with across UH campuses to complement, support and enhance the existing sustainability work under way, and to provide coordination capacity for campuses to share information and resources with each other to accelerate action to strengthen the environmental, social, cultural and economic health of our islands’ communities.

The University of Hawai‘i Office of Sustainability was established in 2015 under Executive Sustainability Policy EP 4.202, which outlines 5 overarching strategic directives that guide the University’s strategic priorities and activities pertaining to Sustainability: Operations, Curriculum, Research, Engagement, Cultural Connections.

Matthew K Lynch

Director of Sustainability Initiatives Matthew Kamakani Lynch has worked in a broad range of community-based sustainable development projects from Laos to Mongolia to Vanuatu; from building rural community resilience through…

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Shawnie Fowler

Operations and Logistics Manager  

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Malcolm Mekaru

Malcolm Mekaru Data & Communications Specialist University of Hawai'i System Office of Sustainability 2002 East-West Road, PPB Honolulu, HI 96822 Phone: 808-227-2049 Email: mmekaru@hawaii.edu https://hawaii.edu/sustainability/

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Joseph Valenti, Director of Hawaii's Wood Utilization Team

Joseph Valenti

Joseph Valenti is the Director of Hawaii's Wood Utilization Team (HWUT) and the founder of The Albizia Project. In 2016 he earned his Doctorate degree in Architecture from the University…

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Navin Tagore Erwin

Navin Tagore-Erwin VISTA Program Manager University of Hawaiʻi System Office of Sustainability p: 808-224-9010 e: navintag@hawaii.edu
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Socheatha Tork

Socheatha Tork Bachelors of Science in Bioengineering College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources soch2903@hawaii.edu
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Last modified: March 9, 2020
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