Our commitment is to care for the environment, it's the only one we have. It is in pursuit of this goal that we only work with projects and clients who share this vision. As an environmental consultant, we help with research, permitting, and planning documents that will focus on sustainability for the future. We work with our clients to ensure quality, affordability and transparency throughout the project.
Trisha Kehaulani Watson
Trisha Kehaulani Watson, J.D., Ph.D., was born and raised in Mānoa, Hawaiʻi. She earned a B.A. in Sociology and American Studies from the University of Hawaiʻi in 1999. Her M.A. is from Washington State University in American Studies where she wrote her thesis on environmental justice on Oʻahu’s Leeward Coast. She earned a J.D. and environmental law certificate from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaiʻi in 2003 where she focused on non-profit organizations, civil rights and environmental law. In 2008, she completed her Ph.D. in American Studies. Her dissertation, Hoʻi Hou ia Papahānaumoku: A History of the Ecocolonization of the Puʻuhonua of Waiʻanae, focused Native Hawaiian natural resource management. Her academic areas of interests are law, natural resource management practices, and community development. She is married to five-time Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award-winning musician, Matt Sproat.
Former environmental clients include Disney, Vulcan Inc., Conservation International, Pūlama Lāna‘i, The State of Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources, The U.S. Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and more. Honua Consulting remains a leader in providing sound, innovative solutions for complex environmental challenges.