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Tetiaroa Society

Through education, conservation and creative science, Tetiaroa Society works to inspire sustainable interdependence between mankind and nature. A tax-exempt 501(c)(3) U.S. nonprofit organization, Tetiaroa Society combines creativity and scientific advancement to better humanity’s relationship with the planet and help facilitate a harmonious future for generations to come. This is carried out through relationships with leading research institutions from around the world, including Smithsonian Institution, the University of Washington, CRIOBE, and many others. Current projects include a survey of the archaeological sites of Tetiaroa, a GIS mapping of the atoll, and ocean acidification research. Guests of The Brando will be able to experience first hand Brando’s vision of having a “University of the Sea” by visiting the Ecostation, interacting with scientists in the field, and actively participating in studies conducted by some of the world’s leading research institutions
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About Brando Enterprises

Brando Enterprises was established in 2009 by The Marlon Brando Living Trust to consolidate aspects of the Brando Trust and former Brando loan out corporation Penny Poke Farms into a single operating entity. Brando Enterprises’ mission is to protect the Marlon Brando name, likeness and personality, manage the preservation and archiving of Brando memorabilia for the purpose of future exploitation and film participation interests and oversee licensing programs based on the iconic film star according to his wishes and on behalf of the Brando family beneficiaries. Co-trustees are movie producer Mike Medavoy, accountant and business manager Larry Dressler and family friend Avra Douglas.  For more information, please visit

About SA Frangipani

SA Frangipani is a French Polynesia SA and is the legal owner of the Tetiaroa atoll. SA Frangipani was established by Marlon Brando in the early 1990s. In 2005 SA Frangipani entered into deal with Pacific Beachcomber involving the development of The Brando on Tetiaroa. Teihotu Brando, Marlon’s third oldest son, is the current President of SA Frangipani, and several other Brando family members are current shareholders.

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