William Folk, B.A.

Projects Manager

Mr. Folk is an original member of the CSH management team with a career in Hawaiian archaeology that spans more than 30 years of studies under Dr. Hallett Hammatt. Mr. Folk studied at UH Hilo under Bill Bonk and joined the Archaeological Research Center Hawaii with Francis Ching under Dr. Hammatt. He worked under Virgilio Schiappcasse and Hans Niemeyer at Rio Camarones, Chile, on the excavation of a 7,000-year-old Chinchorro site, and was a member of the National Park Service dive team that initiated the first modern underwater survey of the USS Arizona. Notable CSH projects include serving as project director under Dr. Hammatt for archaeological monitoring of the five-year Kaho‘olawe Ordnance Clearing project. Mr. Folk currently manages CSH’s cultural impact assessment team and oversees archaeological work for our Kaua‘i and Hawai‘i Island offices.