Founded in the year 2000, The Kohala Center is an independent, community-based center for research, conservation, and education.
We turn research and ancestral knowledge into action, so that communities in Hawai‘i and around the world can thrive—ecologically, economically, culturally, and socially. Our main areas of focus are food, water, place, and people.

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Hawai‘i Island high school students are invited to apply for our Alaka‘i ‘Ōpio spring break program, March 19–23. Gain leadership and career experience by conducting hands-on fieldwork in the Kohala Watershed. Participants who successfully complete the program can earn a gift card up to $250! Space is limited and applications are due March 5. Contact Mahina Patterson at or 808-887-6411 for details and an application. Sponsored by The Kohala Center, Kamehameha Schools, and Hawaii Community Foundation. ... See MoreSee Less

The Kohala Center is pleased to announce an exciting program opportunity for high school students, Ke Kumu ʻĀina Alakaʻi ʻŌpio Spring Break Program, which will take place during the upcoming Spring Break (March 19 - 23) in Waimea. Applications are currently being accepted for this program. There are a limited number of spaces available. We encourage interested students to apply as soon as possible. Preference will be given to applicants who apply by Monday, March 5. For more information go to this link:; To apply, contact Mahina Patterson at or 808-887-6411.

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Serve your community, get kids excited about healthy food, learn new skills, and join a network of changemakers. The application to
#ServeUpChange with FoodCorps is now open through March 15! #foodcorps #foodcorpshawaii #schoolgardens #farmtoschool #foodsecurity #healthykeiki #hawaii
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