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Hawaiian Islands Land Trust Honors the Manoa Heritage Center Founded by Sam and Mary Cooke at its Annual E Mālama ‘Āina Kākou Benefit at Lanikuhonua

Hawaiian Islands Land Trust Honors the Manoa Heritage Center Founded by Sam and Mary Cooke at its Annual E Mālama ‘Āina Kākou Benefit at Lanikuhonua

HONOLULU –  Hawaiian Islands Land Trust (HILT) will be honoring the Manoa Heritage Center, founded by Sam and Mary Cooke at the E Mālama ‘Āina Kākou benefit on Saturday, August 26th.  Each year, HILT selects a person, group, or organization that has made a substantial impact on land conservation in Hawai‘i.

“The story of Manoa Heritage Center and its founders Sam and Mary Cooke is a great one.  Their love for Hawaii, its people, and the impact they have had in preserving a wahi pana in the heart of Mānoa Valley is tremendous,” said Kāwika Burgess, HILT’s CEO.

HILT Seeks New Development Director

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Hawaiian Islands Land Trust (HILT) seeks a full-time, energetic and exceptional Development Director (DD).  HILT is a nationally accredited non-profit land trust with a mission to protect the places in Hawaii that sustain us for current and future generations. Charged by the Executive Director, the primary responsibilities include: (1) Plan and implement strategies to secure needed charitable contributions to support HILT’s operations while expanding and diversifying HILT’s donor base; (2) Plan and implement strategic outreach, communication and marketing initiatives that generate awareness and support; and (3) Help plan and implement strategies so that HILT succeeds with its fundraising campaigns. DD supervises an Assistant Development Director.  Candidates must be ethical, hard-working and positive, passionate about land conservation, and should have a Bachelor’s degree, at least three years of non-profit development experience, and applicable computer proficiency.

Submit resume and cover letter to kuulei@hilt.org by June 21, 2013.

Click here to see the full job description.