Celebrated as one of the most influential Na Wahine Alakai (women leaders) on the island of Kauai, Sabra Kauka shares her passion for Hawaiian culture by teaching both young and old. This experienced woman is a kumu hula (Hawaiian dance teacher) at Island School and coordinator of Hawaiian studies on Kauai for the Ministry of Education.
She is also a kumu kapa (braiding teacher) at Kauai and is part of the Kalia i Ka Nuu project team, aimed at preparing teachers to be well informed about the strategies that support Hawaiian students, at the University of Hawaii to Manoa. She has taught hundreds of students.
Kauka is a founding member and former president of the Na Pali Coast Ohana non-profit community organization dedicated to the preservation of the natural and cultural resources of Napali Coast State Park.