Hale Kipa is pleased to welcome back Zachary McNish as a member of its board of directors. A board member from 2013-2017, McNish is entering his fifth year of service with his return to the board.
“Hale Kipa is a great organization with a crucial mission,” said McNish, general counsel of American Piping & Boiler Co. and principal attorney of McNish Law. “I am proud to contribute to a nonprofit with such a positive combination of amazing work and a very talented board and staff to undertake that effort.”
McNish, who was born and raised on Maui and graduated from Seabury Hall school in Makawao, brings 14 years of law experience to the board. He received his bachelor’s degree from Williams College and a law degree from Duke University. He previously served as an executive committee member for the Sierra Club of Hawai’i and co-founded and served as a board member of Native Future, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Wounaan indigenous people of Panama obtain legal title to their traditional lands. In 2014, he was named “Twenty for the Next 20” by Hawai’i Magazine and in 2013, he was named one of “Forty Under 40” by Pacific Business News. He lives on Maui.