Awards & Accomplishments

Organization

  • 2018 – USDA Forest Service, Regional Forester Award
  • 2017 – Hawaiʻi Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations, Community Collaborator Award
  • 2017 – Hawaii Business Magazine, Top 250 Companies
  • 2017 – The Corps Network, Project of the Year (IUCN World Conservation Congress Youth Initiative)
  • 2016 – The Corps Network, National Corpsmember of the Year (Keoni Kikala)
  • 2015 – Environmental Protection Agency, Food Recovery Challenge, Certificate of Achievement
  • 2015 – The Corps Center of Excellence, Accredited Youth Corps
  • 2014 – The Corps Network, National Corpsmember of the Year (Jon Brito)
  • 2014 – Hawaii Green Business Program Award
  • 2013 – USDA, US Forest Service Regional Forester Award (first ever Hawaiʻi recipient)
  • 2013 – Federal Accreditation as a 21st Century Service and Conservation Corps
  • 2011 – The Corps Network, National Corpsmember of the Year (Mari Takemoto-Chock)
  • 2011 – Pacific Business News, Business Leadership Hawaii, Nonprofit Leadership Award Finalist
  • 2010-11 – American Reinvestment & Recovery Act, Project of the Year
  • 2010 – Hawaiʻi Audubon Society, Environmental Education Award
  • 2010 – AmeriCorps Service Commission, Innovation in Civic Participation
  • 2008 – The Corps Network, National Corpsmember of the Year (Linnea Heu)

 

John Leong, Kupu CEO

  • 2016 – Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, Hoʻokele Award (John Leong & Julianna Rapu-Leong)
  • 2014 – Na Kama Kai Hoʻokele Award: Beginning a Life Long Committment to Mālama ʻĀina
  • 2013 – Hawaii Institute of Public Affairs, Hoʻoulu Leadership Award
  • 2012 – Hawaii Business Magazine, 20 For The Next 20
  • 2010 – Pacific Business News, Forty Under 40
  • 2010 – Bank of Hawaii, Community Leader of the Year