HOMETOWN: Kailua, Hawaii
Kalikoonāmaukūpuna (Kaliko) Kalāhiki is a Native Hawaiian activist seeking to recenter environmentalism on Indigenous movements in order to directly address climate change and environmental injustice. They are a rising sophomore at Brown University, hopefully studying Science, Technology, and Society. With the Center for Law and Social Policy, Kalāhiki is a Changemaker working on the New Deal for Youth’s Environmental Justice team. With CNAY, they are a Generation-Indigenous Ambassador and assists with public outreach campaigns and other initiatives. Kalāhiki also founded and is building a Native Hawaiian youth rights organization remotely to uplift the needs of Native Hawaiians.