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Welcome to the Career Page of Hui Makaʻāinana o Makana!

At the Hui Makaʻāinana o Makana, we believe in the profound importance of preserving and passing on the invaluable wisdom, skills, and practices of our kūpuna (ancestors). As a non-profit organization nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Hāʻena, Kauaʻi, our mission is rooted in the dedicated interpretation, restoration, care, and protection of both natural and cultural resources.

Job Openings

Our team is driven by a shared commitment to the vibrant tapestry of Hawaiian heritage, and we recognize that our work extends beyond the present moment – it is a legacy for future generations. Through hands-on engagement with the land, meticulous restoration efforts, and immersive educational initiatives, we strive to bridge the past and the future, fostering a deep connection to the land and its cultural significance.

As we embark on this meaningful journey, we are actively seeking individuals who share our passion for cultural preservation, environmental stewardship, and community engagement. If you are inspired by the idea of contributing to a cause that goes beyond a job – a cause that enriches the very fabric of our community and its heritage – we invite you to explore the opportunities available at Hui Makaʻāinana o Makana.

Discover your place in our organization and become part of a community that is actively shaping a legacy for generations to come. Together, let's weave a future that honors the past.

Makai Watch Coordinator

(Hoa‘āina o Hā‘ena) 

Position Title: Makai Watch Coordinator (Hoa‘āina o Hā‘ena) 


The Hui is recruiting a Makai Watch Coordinator who will be responsible for the implementation and oversight of the Hoa‘āina o Hā‘ena Makai Watch program and team of volunteers including raising public awareness, community outreach, shoreline observations, data collection, and incident reporting, and to oversee and coordinate the active stewardship of marine and coastal resources under the Hā‘ena CBSFA.


Location: Various - Primarily Hā‘ena, Kauai

Wage Range: Starting at $20/hr; commensurate on experience

Hourly Commitment: 20 hrs/wk

Employment Type: Part-Time Position, Permanent

Open Recruitment till position is filled. If you feel you do not meet all requirements we encourage to still apply.

Application Process:

You may submit all materials to the following form:


Please the required materials and information:

  • View job details and description through this link

  • Cover Letter (no more 1 page in length)

  • CV/Resume

  • Written Response: “What is your connection to Hā‘ena?”

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