Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Notice of Information Practice describes the type of information we collect, how the information is used and for what purposes, to whom we disclose the information, and how we safeguard your personal information through use of our websites, including (the “Website”), as well as through other channels.

Nakupuna Companies (Nakupuna) may change this Notice at any time. If we do, we will post the changes here and highlight any material changes. Please review this Notice regularly.

Nakupuna will not use the information collected or obtained through this website for any purpose other than to fulfill the requirements of the contract with the Navy regarding the potential beneficial repurposing of the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. If you do not agree with the terms in this notice, you should not provide your personal information to Nakupuna.

About Us

The Nakupuna Companies are a Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)–owned family of companies including 8(a) small disadvantaged businesses dedicated to providing innovative and impactful solutions to our customers while supporting our Native Hawaiian community. We specialize in providing management consulting, IT, facilities & infrastructure, logistics, and environmental services that solve our clients’ toughest technical, programmatic, and logistical challenges.

The U.S. Navy has contracted Nakupuna to develop and execute an outreach program to solicit information from the public on recommendations for the Navy to re-purpose the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility (RHBFSF) (the “Contract”).  Through the Website, and on behalf of the Navy, Nakupuna and its team of subcontractors will solicit ideas received from the community and produce a report as part of the Navy’s effort to explore possible beneficial non-fuel reuses of RHBFSF.


What Information We Collect, and How

Personal Information

While using our Website, we may ask You to provide us with certain Personal Information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personal Information we collect includes or may include:

We will limit access to personal data to authorized personnel having a justified need to access such information and limit retention periods to retain data for no longer than is necessary to fulfill the terms of the contract with the Navy.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

The Website is hosted on WP Engine, which may collect information as a service provider, including use of cookies and similar technologies.  Their Privacy Notice and information related thereto can be found at

The contact information You voluntarily submit on the Website is collected via a third-party service provider plug-in, provided by WPForms. WPForms’ Privacy Notice can be found at

How We Use the Information We Collect

Nakupuna may use Personal Information for the following purposes:

We may share your Personal Information in the following situations:

Nakupuna may transfer Personal Information for specified, limited purposes, to an Agent and will endeavor to obtain assurances that such Agent provides at least the same level of privacy protection as described in this Privacy Policy.

Data Retention

Nakupuna will keep Personal Data no longer than necessary to fulfil the purposes described in this Notice. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to manage your relationship with us, perform the requirements of the Contract, improve your overall website experience, and to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your information to comply with applicable tax/revenue laws), resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, and as otherwise described in this Notice. All information will be destroyed pursuant to the completion of the contract with the US Navy.

These requirements also apply to our Agents.

Links to Other Websites

Our Website will contain links to our Agents’ websites where the surveys may be found.  Please check CommPacs’s and SMS Research & Marketing’s Privacy Notices, found below, to determine how your Personal Information will be collected, used, and disclosed.

Our Website may contain links to other websites. Nakupuna has no control over these sites and they are not subject to the terms of this Notice. Please check the privacy policies of these sites to determine how your Personal Information will be collected, used, and disclosed.

Children’s Privacy

This collection of information is intended for adults only and is not intended is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 18. Nakupuna does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 18. In the case we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we can take the necessary actions.

Security of Your Personal Information

No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Our Website has industry standard security measures in place, including storage of personal identifying information in a secure environment, to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under Nakupuna’s control. Nakupuna will employ reasonable and appropriate technical, administrative and physical safeguards designed to protect Personal Information in its possession from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, taking into due account the risks involved in the processing and the nature of the Personal Information Nakupuna is processing.  Nakupuna has a privacy incident response program designed to promptly respond to and escalate all privacy-related questions, complaints, concerns, including any potential privacy or security incident.

Although we have endeavored to create and source a secure and reliable Website, we cannot and do not guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted via the Internet. Carefully consider whether you want to disclose Personal Information at all, and if so, whether you want to submit it electronically.

Access to Personal Information at Nakupuna is limited to personnel who need it to fulfill the requirements of the Contract. Nakupuna will implement and maintain reasonable and appropriate security measures to minimize the risk of unauthorized use and disclosure.

Deletion of Personal Information will render the information irrecoverable by Nakupuna.

Unauthorized Uses and Disclosures of Personal Information, and Security Incidents

If an unauthorized use or disclosure of Personal Information or a security incident occurs, Nakupuna will promptly assess its responsibilities under applicable law and take all required actions.

California Privacy Rights

This notice to California residents is provided under California law, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), Cal. Civ. Code 1798.100, et seq. This notice supplements our Privacy Notice by explaining your privacy rights if you are a California resident, providing our “notice at collection,” and providing certain mandated disclosures about our treatment of California residents’ information, both online and offline.  You may also exercise these rights via an authorized agent who meets the agency requirements of the CCPA.

Your rights

Responding to Requests

Residents of the State of California, under the California Civil Code, have the right to request from certain companies conducting business in California to make an access or deletion request and a list of all third parties to which the company has disclosed personal information during the preceding year for direct marketing purposes and a disclosure of the shared information. As required by the CCPA, any request you submit to us is subject to a verification process. To verify your request, you must provide your name, email, and state of residence, along with any other information we may require to verify your identity or your request. We may not fulfill your CCPA request unless you have provided sufficient information for us to appropriately verify you and your request.

To make such a request, contact us as described in the “Contact Us” section below.

Authorized Agents

If you are a California resident, you may authorize an agent to make a request on your behalf. A California resident’s authorized agent may make a request on behalf of the California resident by contacting us as described in the “Contact Us” section below.  As part of our verification process, we may request that you provide, as applicable:

For an individual (“requestor”) making a request on behalf of a California resident:

For a company or organization (“legal entity requestor”) making a request on behalf of a California resident:

Please note that some web browsers and devices permit you to broadcast a preference to websites and online services that they “do not track” your online activities. At this time, we do not modify what information we collect or how we use that information based upon whether such a signal is broadcast or received.

Contact Us

Questions, comments, concerns or complaints regarding this Notice or if you would like to receive further information about this Notice or any of our information practices, please contact Nakupuna at

Updated: March 3, 2023

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