Ulupono Initiative was formed as an impact investment firm to positively affect Hawaii’s ability to grow its own food, harness its rich natural resources for renewable energy, and better manage its waste.
Our investments span both the for-profit and non-profit sectors to ensure we’re supporting strong ideas that will catapult us toward this goal of greater self-sufficiency for Hawaii.
Based on the available statewide data, Ulupono was founded in 2009 with strong goals and milestones to meet in each of our sector areas. No one has done work like this before, so we recognize it will take some time and we’re learning as we go. Here’s where we hope to be: