As a leading member of Hālau Kiawekūpono o Ka Ua, Daniel Kaleo Kaho’onei has had the opportunity to exchange culture and ideas with indigenous groups around the globe. With a career in construction project management he has a deep understanding of the importance of strong leadership. He graduated from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa with a bachelor’s of arts in Hawaiian Studies and a concentration in land management. Being involved with various native land management organizations over the years has allowed him to gain experience working within the community. A main concern for every community is the proper management of resources with water at the center.