Kukulu AE is a Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) owned 8(a) company, founded in 2001. Its majority share, nonprofit owner, Native Hawaiian Legal Defense and Education Fund (NHLDEF), was founded in 2005, and is dedicated to improving the lives of Native Hawaiians by advocating and promoting their civil rights through legal/political efforts, education and community economic development. A NHLDEF brochure on their accomplishments is attached.
Kukulu’s original business focus is providing medical staffing to numerous Federal, Department of Defense (DOD) hospitals across the Country along with its sister firms, Kuhana Associates LLC, Kukulu LLC and Aikahi LLC.
In 2013, Kili LLC decided to expand their business services lines and Kili LLC (dba Kukulu AE) was created to address the professional engineering needs of Hawaii and the Pacific.