About Yumi T.R. Kawano
E Komo Mai!
The mission is to restore our Hawaii Island and to find a healthy, safe and balanced way of life. It takes planned wise use of our lands and resources for future generations to thrive. We can all build community by finding ways to get our need for goods and services met locally by buying or trading with each other.
Love and Aloha,
Advocate for Our Veterans, Caregivers, & The Mentally Ill
Care for a Persian Gulf Veteran
Taught Island-Wide science & multiple subjects in Hawaii, Alaska (Yupik
Eskimos) & Oregon
Wildlife & Plant Biologist
University of Hawaii-Hilo Science Instructor
Kayak Tour Guide on Kealakekua Bay
Hawaii Agricultural Statistics Service Enumerator
Volunteer Community Work
Current Puna Community Development Planning Member
Hawaii Volcano National Park Interpreter
My Passion is Rainforest Restoration
Masters of Arts in Teaching Secondary Science at Pacific University.
Bachelors of Arts and Science, Environmental Biology at Fort Lewis College.
And let’s not forget “Put a Woman In Charge!”- Keb’ Mo’s “Put a Woman In Charge”
It's about Equality, not preferential treatment
An outstanding leader requires All of the communities input to make good long lasting decisions
Find new ways for our Town Communities to be Community Led and County Supported
Bring Towns Together to become Self Sustaining by Creating: Affordable Housing, Renewable Energy, Independent Food Production and thereby being more Emergency Prepared for disasters
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-"The Light comes in many ways. Ms. Yumi is one of those ways. Please support her and she will be there for you and your grandchildren."-J Lee Cook
-"You would make a great Mayor! Good Luck and God Bless."-Clarence B Tincher
To watch my videos on where I stand on key issues that effect our communities, here are some links on where I stand on issues.
Big Island Pulse Mayoral debate:
Waimea Community Association Mayor Forum. I’m on from 1 hr: 25 min- 1 hr: 42 min.
Just Transition Hawaii Coalition Mayor Forum.
Get in Touch
Donations can be mailed to:
P.O. Box 734
Volcano, HI 96785
Connect thru Facebook Yumi Teresa Radtke Kawano
Join Facebook United We Stand Hawaii public group