Kelly's experience in community affairs as well as being a business owner, give her the ability to support the needs of Maui nui and its residents!
Kelly King has dedicated many years of public service in the local community, County, and State organizations. Over the years, Kelly contributed to a multitude of non-profits, including the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust. She has served Hawaii as an active Leader or Board Member in the local organizations shown below.
In County Government, Kelly has provided bold, innovative, and visionary leadership in the Maui County Council that supported South Maui and all of Maui County.
Kelly has also put her business executive and management skills to work as a co-founder and partner in Pacific Bio Diesel, which employs more than 100 residents in Hawaii. Many know Pac Bio by their beautiful sunflower fields.
Maui County Council Chair
Restructure current and future Council Committee organization according to the needs of residents
instead of County Administrative Departments.
Introduced Resolutions related to the Lahaina Injection well case before the Supreme Court.
Climate Action and Resiliency Committee - Accomplishments
• Introduced Resolution to join the national City and County goals supporting the Paris Climate Accord.
• Introduced Resolution that mandated inclusion of Climate Change provisions to the Maui Countywide Plan.
Hawaii State Board of Education, Maui Representative
High Tech Development Corporation
HTDC is a dynamic state agency responsible for diversifying
Hawaii's economy by developing a flourishing technology industry
that provides quality, high-paying jobs for Hawaii residents by
providing capital, building infrastructure, and developing talent to
foster innovation and diversify Hawaii's economy. HTDC is
attached to the state Department of Business, Economic
Development, and Tourism
Kihei Community Association
South Maui’s Community representative in local and state issues.
Decisions Maui – Alliance of Maui Community Associations
Local service organization formed to make important contributions to a better life throughout all of Maui County.
Maui Farmers Union
Advocacy and Educational organization for diversified family farms that implement regenerative eco-logical techniques in growing and raising food for a vital, productive, agricultural system.
Hawaii Energy Policy Forum – University of Hawaii
The Hawaii Energy Policy Forum was established in 2002 as a collaborative energy planning and policy group. The organization consists of roughly 40 representatives from business, academia, government, and non-profit organizations.
Hawaii Renewable Energy Alliance (HREA)
Advises State Legislative Affairs, Involvement in Public Utilities
Kihei Neighborhood Playgroup
County program run by volunteers providing a venue for
parents and their 1-5-year-olds to interact, provide guest
speakers, acquire playground equipment.
Maui High School/Community-Based Management
Our School Community Council (SCC), made up of principals,
teachers, staff, and volunteer community members, helps to
craft and approve these plans for the following school year.
Girl Scouts Hawaii
“Preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
Hui Malama Learning Center
Since 1973, Maui Hui Mālama formed to help youth on Maui overcome personal challenges and barriers to educational success. The organization has supported more than 26,000 young people find purpose, complete educational milestones, gain employment, and find pathways to healthy, productive lives. Kelly helped to return the organization to financial health and oversaw the hiring of subsequent executive directors.
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