About

Meet our Team, Partners, and Learn About Who We Are

We are a Hawaii-based, internationally engaged nonprofit organization acting at the intersection of culture and environmentalism to further the conservation of our oceans.

Now, more than ever, we believe the synthesis between creative expression, nature, and society can powerfully (re)connect us with the planet's most important ecosystem.

We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization.

THE S.E.A. APPROACH

The role of an artist is to make revolution irresistible.
Toni Cade Bambara

OUR VALUES

OUR TEAM

We’re a small-but-mighty team of innovative leaders, visionary creatives, and diverse allies committed to giving a voice to our ocean.

Akira Biondo

Director of Operations

Cinzah Merkens

Co-Director of Public Art

Eric Vozzola

Lead Graphic Designer

Yoshi Yanagita

Director of Digital Media
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Alexandria Warneke

Danni Washington

Derek Sabori

Jennifer Hewitt's

Jennifer Hewitt

Paul Crawford

OUR ADVISORS

Aaron Glasson

Aaron Glasson

Amandalynn

Emilie McGlone

Ericka Calvert

Galen McKamy

Galen McKamy

Jet Martinez

John Mandelman

John Mandelman

Kristin Lindblad

Kristin Lindblad

Lauren YS

Lauren YS

Linda Cabot

Linda Cabot

Melissa Cristina Márquez

Robyn Duda

Safiya Sawney

Safiya Sawney

Steve Nilsen

Steve Nilsen

Tristan Eaton

PARTNERS

Aligning with like-minded businesses and organizations is an integral part of not only our fundraising strategy but also to assist the business community in embedding sustainability into their culture in a meaningful way.

If you are a brand on a mission to make a positive impact, we would love to hear from you.