Kuleana Green Businesses

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INTEGRITY & STEWARDSHIP IN ACTION

The Kuleana Green Business Program promotes ethical business practices and environmental stewardship among Chamber members and throughout Hawai`i. Program members understand their kuleana (right and responsibility) to generate profits as well as positive impacts in their social and natural environments. As corporate citizens, they set high standards of integrity, committment and respect in their engagement with employees, customers, community and the environment.

Mahalo for your committment and dedication!

Dr. Ardolf & Associates LLC | Captain Zodiac | Hawaii Forest & Trail | Hawaii Outdoors Institute | Hualalai Resort | Jack's Diving Locker | Keauhou Veterinary Hospital | Kona Brewing Company | Recycle Hawaii | Trans-Pacific Design

Dr. Ardolf & Associates LLC

Dr. Ardolf & Associates LLC

 

As a physician, Deborah Ardolf, ND’s expertise in treating autoimmune diseases, allergies, drug addiction and cardio vascular disease, in particular, draws patients from throughout the world to her center in Kailua-Kona on Hawaii Island.

Here, the natural beauty of the island provides an unmatched restorative environment as patients’ progress to wellness.

Captain Zodiac

Captain Zodiac

 

A longstanding snorkel tour operator, this business qualifies in part for its commitment to safety, an extensive employee training program, eco-friendly operational practices and public education, local purchasing, its numerous industry awards, engine oil and other forms of recycling, no-emission motors, efforts to promote Hawaiian culture, and significant contributions to various community organizations.

Hawai`i Forest & Trail

Hawai`i Forest & Trail

 

An interpretive natural history adventure tour company, HFT qualified in part for its provision of school and youth field trips, lo'i restoration work, sponsorship of community events, eco-tour operator of the year and other awards, on gong quality assurance procedures, livable wages, kama'aina and repeat customer discounts, and paying access fees to owners of private properties.

Hawaii Outdoors Institute

Hawaii Outdoors Institute

 

An outdoor education program and Semester School for teens.

Our mission is to inspire a love of the outdoors and environmental stewardship in the world's future leaders.

Hualalai Resort

Hualalai Resort

 

Hualalai Resort, dba Hualalai Investors LLC, the community resort property surrounding the Four Seasons, qualified in part for its biological wastewater treatment wetland used to raise fish, its cultural center and programming, an extensive employee wellness program, and a commitment to composting and the use of compostable cutlery and plates.

Jack's Diving Locker

Jack's Diving Locker

 

Jack's Diving Locker strives for perfection in sharing Hawaii's underwater world with a focus on friendship, a spirit of adventure, a commitment to safety, the environment and the community.

Keauhou Veterinary Hospital

 Keauhou Veterinary Hospital

 

Our goal is to provide the highest quality care and services to the animals and clients in Hawaii. We strive to offer the most comprehensive care available and to help educate our clients so they can feel informed about their pets needs, treatment and care.

We continue to learn more and improve our services everyday. We welcome questions and want our clients involvement in their pets health and wellness. A healthy pet is a happy pet, and that is what we want most for our patients and their families.

Kona Brewing Company

Kona Brewing Company

 

Operating two microbrew pubs and restaurants in the islands, Kona Brewing qualified in part for its awards for product quality, sponsorship of community events, recycling and waste management practices, use of organic produce, customer comment cards, product giveaways, employee handbook and recognition strategies, and the construction of a photovoltaic system.

Recycle Hawai`i

Recycle Hawai`i

 

The primary educational non-profit on Hawaii Island focusing on recycling, Recycle Hawai'i qualified for its organizing of community recycling, its awards for exceptional service, its video integrating Native Hawaiian culture and care for the land, competitive wages, photovoltaic power, and its commitment to staff development and training.

Trans-Pacific Design

Trans-Pacific Design

 

Trans-Pacific Design, a local Big Island interior design firm, creates exceptional Hawaiian interiors which convey a strong sense of place, while withstanding the demands of Hawaii's varied climates.

Based on the Big Island of Hawaii, Trans-Pacific Design works on residential, hospitality and commercial projects throughout the Hawaiian Islands.