Alumni Entrepreneurs

James Jones, BA 1987


Pukalani Plant Co.

Type of Business

Sales and Related

Date of Operation


Description of Business or Organization

PPC is a wholesale plant nursery that specializes in supplying Home Depots, Lowes, Wal-Mart, Ace Stores etc… We also supply the resort hotels and landscape contractors on the Island of Maui. Presently PPC employs 11 full-time staff. Special offers for Greeners (if appropriate): Sure, I think there may be only a couple of Maui. One is my friends wife and the other my friends son.

Contact Information

PO Box 880123
Pukalani, HI

How did Evergreen prepare you for your professional life?

Evergreen helped me become a better listener. It made me understand the importance of listening first, gaining an understanding of all views of a problem or opportunity. There are many skills that I have developed as a result of my time spend at Evergreen.