How To Apply

Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows

How to Apply

The Application Process from Nomination to Selection

Nomination Process

Utilizing local media and the growing network of Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows, interested nominees will be directed to follow the participation application process.

For more information and/or to obtain additional information please call Troy Hashimoto at (808) 281-3906.


The Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows will be selected through a competitive process conducted by the members of the Screening and Selection Committee. Candidates may be interviewed if the Selection Committee deems necessary. Applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision. Approximately twelve to sixteen individuals will be selected based on criteria including commitment to civic involvement in Maui Nui, the potential for community leadership, and professional as well as personal achievement.

If you know of an outstanding individual or employee you would like to nominate, please have them review our website and become familiar with the program before submitting an application to participate.

Application Instructions

Please complete the Participation Application and upload the following documents to be considered for the program. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of this application. Your completed commitment form must be signed by you, your sponsor and/or your employer (as appropriate).

Required Forms and Documents that must be uploaded and sent during the application process:

It is vital that the participant and employer understand and honor the commitment to participate in the program. The program will require active participation monthly during the next year, for approximately two to three days depending on the activities planned. If unable to commit to this schedule, please do not apply at this time. If currently employed, applications without employer/sponsor’s signature will not be accepted. Download/print the Commitment Form and obtain your employer/sponsor signature. Then scan the completed form as a PDF. You will need to upload that form when submitting your application.

When you have all the required documents completed and signed, you can begin the application by clicking the “Start Application” button below.

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Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows

Mailing Address

Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows
c/o Maui Economic Development Board, Inc.
1305 North Holopono Street, Suite 1
Kihei, Hawaii 96753

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