our founders/sponsors:


kamehameha schools

Hooulu Mahiai, an affiliate of Kamehameha Schools (KS), will provide capital and administrative support to the Business. KS is among the oldest and most respected institutions in Hawai‘i, being the largest private landowner and private educator in the State. Kalona Brand is leasing 223-acres from KS in Kawailoa, on the North Shore of Oahu.


A leading investment management company in institutional sustainable real asset strategies, providing strategy and business design, access to agriculture and food operations and business expertise, research and development, and investment discipline, as well as capital formation to Kalona.

greenleaf farm management

Greenleaf is providing advice and guidance on agronomy design, team building, and market assessment of the crops Kalona will be growing.