Kimi Werner

Champion Spearfisher

Wailua, Oʻahu

Environmental activist Kimi Werner has spent her life surrounded by people who share her diverse passions. She trained with the world’s best spearfishers before becoming a national champion herself. She’s advocated for environmental protections alongside the world’s leading scientists, and she has engendered localized food-sharing networks across the Islands. At the heart of her journey, family has always been Kimi’s most prized community. Kimi has transitioned to putting down roots and celebrating her newest community, her immediate family.