I mua, i mua, e nā hoa, a e pūpūkahi i loaʻa ai ka holomua a me ka pōmaikaʻi.

Forward, forward, companions, unite to obtain progress and good fortune.

Ku‘iwalu is a consulting company that specializes in building community support for economic development projects. Our name in Hawaiian means “to connect the eight islands.” We work closely with our clients to understand their concerns, identify their needs and provide them with comprehensive services in a timely and professional manner. The Ku‘iwalu Team has decades of experience in land and cultural resource services, community-based planning and consultation, public hearing processes, crisis management, community engagement and facilitation, and government relations.


Our diverse clientele has included a telecommunications company, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, General Growth Properties, Outrigger Enterprises, Inc., Turtle Bay Resorts, the Fifield Companies, Friends of ‘Iolani Palace, and Government Agencies such as the Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism, State Department of Transportation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission.


Our expertise is in the area of community outreach and community development building, particularly with native Hawaiian communities. We also provide valuable consultation services in the area of cultural resource services. Our collective and extensive experience working with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and Hawai‘i Revised Statutes, Chapter 6E (related to historic preservation and protection and preservation of native Hawaiian burials) enables us to provide our clients the most efficient and effective means of addressing these very sensitive cultural issues.


Ku‘iwalu has a strong professional commitment to building bridges between community interests, government regulators, and development interests. Similarly, Ku‘iwalu has a strong personal commitment to supporting public interest efforts, and we serve on a number of non-profit boards that provide relevant and necessary services to the people of Hawai‘i.


To connect with Ku‘iwalu, please call (808) 539-3580 or provide us with your information below.

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