Jason Fox
Founder, Vetiver Farms Hawai’i, Landscape Contractor License C-33895

A man of many skills, Jason has dedicated his ‘āina minded career to advocating for the use of vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides). As one of the most multifunctional plants on Earth, vetiver is utilized for slope stabilization, erosion control, bioremediation, and essential oils, among other applications. A close collaborator of Ola Design Group, Jason brings a holistic approach to every landscape contracting project.

Meet Our Team

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

Founder, Design Director


Brad Kurokawa, ASLA, LEED AP

Registered Landscape Architect


Gabriel Howearth, BLA, MLA

Master Horticulturalist & Permaculturist


Jana Bogs, Ph.D.

Soil Scientist, Horticulturist, & Nutritionist


Jason Fox

Founder, Vetiver Farms Hawai'i, Landscape Contractor License C-33895


Brian Burke, P.E.

Civil Engineer (license PE-14900)

Andrew Jones

International Development Specialist