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About Capsun M. Poe, MPA

Political Staffer | Non-Profit Leader | Social Media Enthusiast

Capsun M. Poe, MPA has diverse experience in Hawaii’s government, non-profit, education, health, and human services fields. Throughout his varied career, he has consistently helped individuals and organizations successfully navigate complex, controversial, and emotional issues, while remaining faithful to their brand identity, mission, and goals. Known inside and outside of government, political, and non-profit circles as a resource, connector, and dependable go-to person, he has a strong commitment to empowering the socially- and economically-disadvantaged, with particular focus on minorities.

A civic-minded lifelong learner devoted to technology, innovation, and knowledge, Capsun has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, a Master’s degree in Public Administration, and worked on his first political campaign when he was ten. He has been a satisfied Apple/Mac owner since 1990 – and a frustrated PC user along the way.

Capsun fully embraces the social media movement as an extension of his desire to build and engage community. He has been an integral part of the strategic engagement accomplishments of many efforts, including politicos Kirk Caldwell, Neil Abercrombie, Donald Cataluna, and Ses Moepono as well as organizations Hiilei Aloha, LLC, the Makiki Community Library, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, and Kau Inoa. You can follow him on Twitter at @capsun, read his blog at capsun.org, email him at c@capsun.org, or call/text him at 707-7CAPSUN.

Born and raised in a rural town in South Kona, he currently resides in the bustling city of Honolulu.