Gene Ward is the House Representative of the 17th District of Hawaiʻi which covers Hawaiʻi Kai and Kalama Valley. Rep. Ward currently serves as the House Minority Floor Leader, and was previously Minority Leader. Henk Rogers is the Founder and Chairman of the Blue Planet Foundation, dedicated to ending the use of carbon based fuel. He is also the Chairman of PISCES (the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration System) with the goal of moving mankind towards becoming a multi-planetary species. And also chairs the International MoonBase Summit (IMS) which recently held their convention on the Big Island.