Dr. Malia Smith
Dr. Smith graduated from Kamehameha Schools and went on to receive a BA and Masters in corporate communication; a professional certificate in organizational change management and strategic planning; and a doctorate degree in education from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles where she graduated with distinction. Currently, she is the owner/president of Sustainable Ideation, LLC, which has been contracted to provide sustainability solutions, research and reports for groups like the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the Hawai`i Department of Agriculture. She also owns and operates a vegan restaurant called, ʻAi Love Nalo in Waimanalo.
Professionally, she has an extensive background in management, marketing, strategic planning, media/public relations, organizational change and leadership development and has provided services to various organizations, schools, political congressional candidates and governmental agencies.