About Us

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Ola Design Group is a collective of ʻāina-minded professionals with distinct business entities, enabling us to be agile collaborators on a wide array of design projects.

Our Mission

To enhance local self-reliance throughout the Hawaiian Islands while restoring the health of both humans and ecosystems.

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Meet Our Team

Zach Mermel, Ola Design Group, Landscape architect Hawaii

Zach Mermel, B.S., M.A.

Founder, Design Director

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Brad Kurokawa, ASLA

Registered Landscape Architect

Blake Watson

Blake Watson

Field Projects Specialist

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Anissa Lucero

Ecological Farmscape Specialist

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Jana Bogs, Ph.D.

Soil Scientist, Horticulturist, & Nutritionist

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Jason Fox

Founder, Vetiver Farms Hawaiʻi, Landscape Contractor (License C-33895)

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Civil/Environmental Engineer (License PE-12843)

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Keni Holani

Owner/Contractor, Holani Masonry (License CT-18951)


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Land Acknowledgment

We respectfully acknowledge that the ‘āina on which we reside and conduct business is the ancestral homeland of the Kānaka Maoli.