Our Team

20160923_101138Denby Freeland-Cole
Education Program Coordinator

Born and raised on Oahu and currently residing on Maui, Denby Freeland-Cole has been working with students outdoors for over 10 years. Her career path has involved the arts and environment in Hawaii including positions at the Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, Hawaii Nature Center and the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust.

In addition to working with environmental education and art education, Denby began learning and practicing the art of kapa in 2007.  Her kapa reflects her respect for Hawaiian culture and environment through an early Hawaiian medium. Denby graduated from Punahou School on Oahu, earned a Bachelor’s degree at the University of Washington, and her Master’s degree in Education at Heritage College, Washington.

10533413_10152349141934296_3410195135419563650_nWillow Krause
Operations & Media Specialist

When she is not on the skating rink competing with her roller derby team, Willow is busy with her active six year old son, River, and her husband.  Willow supports the operations for Citizen Science Hawai’i, ensuring bus transportation gets students out into the field and back to school safely, equipment is ordered and ready to go, and hi-tech Citizen Science can happen seamlessly.



Diana Papini Warren
Project Director, Citizen Science Hawai’idpwgeo
Executive Director, Learning Endeavors