Robert Schleck works for Waioli Corporation, the nonprofit organization managing the Waioli Mission House and Grove Farm museums, as well as the Locomotive Learning Park and other preserved open lands and cultural practices. He has been involved with this work since 1971, making this his 46th year.
“It has been an honor and a reward to have participated in preserving so much of Kaua‘i, both physically and historically while the community has veered from locally owned to being corporately owned,” Schleck said.
Jan TenBruggencate is a communications consultant and a retired science and environmental journalist. As a writer, he has won awards from the Hawaiian Academy of Science, Conservation Council for Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i Audubon Society and others. He was raised on a pineapple plantation on Molokai and has been living on Kaua‘i for more than 40 years.
As the current vice-chair of the Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative Board of Directors, TenBruggencate has been committed to ensure reasonable rates and reliable service, to promote efficiency and renewable energy while reducing oil dependency by using the best technology available, while protecting the environment.