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Maui Mayor's Non-Profit Angel Award

Kai Kanani Receives Non-Profit Angel Award

October 25, 2010

Roger Gildersleeve & Kai Kanani Sailing Charters were recently recognized by the Mayor of Maui with this year’s Non-Profit Angel Award for their generous donations and support of the Hawaii Wildlife Fund, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, Ahihi-Kinau Natural Area Reserve and for their participation in marine debris recovery at Kaho`olawe.

Kai Kanani’s Committment

Kai Kanani cares about and is committed to preserving the ocean and its inhabitants.  Kai Kanani partners with, donates to and supports the following conservation organizations:


Maui Reef FundMaui Reef Fund

Kai Kanani is one of the founding members of the Maui Reef Fund, a consortium of conservation organizations and marine tour operators created in 2004 to provide sustainable conservation financing to protect Maui’s reefs.  Click here to learn more about the Maui Reef Fund.



National Marine SanctuaryHawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

Kai Kanani supports and works closely with the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary to educate the public during the winter whale season by having Marine Naturalists on every whale watch tour.



Hawaii Wildlife FundHawaii Wildlife Fund

Kai Kanani supports the Hawaii Wildlife Fund education programs and endangered Hawksbill Turtle Research.