County of Kaua‘i Planning Department
4444 Rice St., Suite A473
Līhu‘e, Hawai‘i 96766
Ruby Pap is a Coastal Land Use Extension Agent based on the Island of Kaua‘i with the County Planning Department. She serves as a liaison between university and private researchers, state, county and federal government agencies, and the public, to ensure that the most current scientific information is made available to the Kauaʻi community and readily accessible for coastal zone planning, management, and educational activities.
Ruby earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Science from the University of Denver and a Master of Science degree in Resource Policy and Behavior from the University of Michigan. She was hired by UH Sea Grant in 2012 after nine years working in the coastal management field in California with the California Coastal Commission, and the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission.