Founding Few

Photo Credit Jeane McMahon
Photo Credit Jeane McMahon

Founding Few, founders of Hawaiian Islands Land Trust, is a visionary group of donors who each made generous three-year financial leadership level commitments at the time HILT became a statewide land trust in 2011.

Mahalo to the following Founding Few Members:

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

Susan L. Bradford

Genevieve & Chris Campbell 

Mark & Judy Ellman

Charles Engelhard Foundation

Janice Lau Fergus

Goodfellow Bros., Inc.

Hawaii Community Foundation

Hawai‘i Life Real Estate Brokers

Susan & John Kean

Kelly & Robert King

Makana Aloha Foundation

Peter & Victorine Merriman

Michael Moore

Susan E. & Roy S. O'Connor

Edmund C. Olson

Jill & Doug Schatz

Helen Nielsen & Jonathan Starr

Anne & Larry Stevens

These leadership gifts ensured the successful launch of HILT and enabled us to focus on the forward momentum of building the successful organization necessary to leave a legacy of priceless landscapes across Hawai‘i.

As we move forward in the further development as a flourishing organization, we have established Nā Koa ‘Āina as our Major Annual Gift Program.