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The Waikoloa Foundation has the privilege of stewarding deeply significant cultural, historical and ecological attributes of the unique landscape that makes up the Waikoloa Beach Resort property on the Kohala Coast of Hawai‘i Island.

Founded by Waikoloa developer Ron Boeddeker in 1987, the Waikoloa Foundation is a nonprofit organization established to steward the precious cultural and environmental attributes of Hawai‘i.
You can support these efforts by donating to the Foundation.

We would like to send a HUGE congratulations to our friends over at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa for winning the 2023 Pualu Award by the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce. The Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa was honored in the sustainability and conservation category for its Ho’okupu Initiative. The Ho’okupu Initiative is lead by Activities & Cultural Coordinator Lanakila Diprete and supported by Environmental Coordinator Ejay Tabudlo. The goal for the Ho’okupu Initiative is to cultivate native Hawaiian plant species across the grounds of the resort. The Pualu Awards recognizes businesses, organizations and individuals that work for West Hawai’i Island to enhance the quality of life for our community.Congratulations Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa we applaud you and are inspired by your hard work!#waikoloafoundationKona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce ... See MoreSee Less
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Pono Pledge

The Pono Pledge initiative goal is to build awareness to help protect and preserve the island’s natural resources and wildlife. The program educates and encourages residents and visitors to be safe, responsible and respectful to each other and the environment while enjoying the bounty of the island of Hawai‘i.

He pilina wehena ʻole ke aloha honua.
One’s love for the planet is an inseverable relationship.

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