Community Interests

Community InterestsJurassic Kahili Ranch is a working cattle ranch and land management company. The mission of JKR is to steward the land responsibly, leaving a positive and lasting legacy for generations to come. JKR supports a number of community and educational programs on Kaua`i and Hawai`i. Among the organizations with which JKR is involved are the following:

Kilauea Point Natural History Association (Kilauea, HI)
The Kilauea Point Natural History Association (KPNHA) works in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to promote interpretive, educational, and scientific projects that focus on Hawaii and to develop environmental awareness among Hawaii's children. The Kortschak Family Foundation has contributed to the capital campaign to restore the Kilauea Lighthouse as a historic landmark on the North Shore.

The Nature Conservancy in Hawaii (Honolulu, HI)
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to protect the most ecologically important lands and waters around the world for nature and people. The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. JKR is a member of the Corporate Council for the Environment in Hawaii.

Kauai Public Land Trust (Kilauea, HI)
The mission of the Kauai Public Land Trust (KPLT) is to work with others to use land conservation tools to preserve Kauai. KPLT seeks solutions for land conservation by acquiring land through donations and purchases for the benefit of the public, securing conservation easements on land and monitoring the terms of the easements and working in partnership with private and governmental conservation agencies.