Kristine Kubat currently serves as the executive director of Recycle Hawaii where she puts a wide ranging background in politics, advocacy, journalism, project management and community outreach in service to the organizations’ mission. Born and raised in rural Pennsylvania, she is a 40-year resident of Hawaii who lives in Hilo in close proximity to her two children and five grandchildren. Kristine comes to the NRC with a lifetime of involvement in environmental and social justice activism.