Conservation Planning Committee


The Conservation Planning Committee is designed to serve as a nexus for multi-agency and inter-departmental land planning and management for the County of Maui. The committee shall review and provide recommendations on land acquisition of open space land property and advise the Mayor and Council to ensure consistency with the purposes and values set forth in the Greenprint Conservation Plan.

The Committee is responsible for providing support to the County of Maui in managing and planning the acquisition of open space lands and determining the environmental, cultural, and social considerations for existing and potential land acquisitions. 

Agendas, Minutes, and Meeting Materials

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  • Jordan Molina – (Director of Public Works) 01/02/2026
  • Shane Sinenci – (Councilmember) 01/02/2025
  • Vacant – (East Maui) 03/31/2028
  • Benjamin Ostrander – (Lanai) 03/31/2024
  • Vacant – (Molokai) 03/31/2028
  • Dale Bonar – (Hawaii-based Land Trust) 03/31/2024
  • Michelle Gould – (Sustainable Science Management Program, University of Hawaii) 03/31/2026
  • Vernon Kalanikau – (Aha Moku) 03/31/2025
  • Rogerene "Kali" Arce – (Department of Agriculture) 01/02/2026

Non-voting Members

  • Scott Fretz – (State Department of Land and Natural Resources) 01/02/2027
  • David Duarte – (County Information Technology Division) 01/02/2027
  • Emily Fielding – (The Nature Conservancy) 01/02/2027
  • Kaiea Medeiros – (Office of the Mayor) 01/02/2027
  • Kekuhaupio "Keku" Akana – (Managing Director) 01/02/2027
  • Guy Hironaka – (Department of Finance) 01/02/2027
  • David Yamashita – (Department of Parks and Recreation) 01/02/2027

Meetings Schedule and Location

Committee meeting dates and times are subject to change. Please check this website for any changes.

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