Kapua Sproat

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Kapua Sproat is Counsel for Earthjustice’s Mid-Pacific regional office and currently resides on Oʻahu with her husband, Kahikukala Hoe.

She was born and raised on Kauaʻi’s North Shore in Kalihiwai and is a member of the Akana and Sproat ʻOhana of Kauaʻi and Kohala, Hawaiʻi.

Kapua received a BA from Mills College in 1995 in political, legal and economic analysis. Kapua received her juris doctor from the University of Hawaiʻi’s William S. Richardson School of Law in 1998 with an environmental law certificate.

The Latest from Kapua Sproat

August 17, 2023

In the News: The Guardian

Why was there no water to fight the fire in Maui?

"For over a century, water across Maui Komohana, the western region of the island, has been extracted to benefit outside interests: first large sugar plantations and, more recently, their corporate successors."
Water rights heroes John and Rose Marie Duey at home in ‘Īao Valley.
September 9, 2016

Maui Couple Plants a Taro Patch, Grows a Movement for Hawaiian Water Rights

It was like a horrible dream: Native Hawaiians fined for growing food and practicing their culture.