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

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Mahalo to all of our friends who joined us this past Saturday for the first in our series of Fall Book Talks. We shared a charming afternoon with Dr. Keao NeSmith reading from Ke Keiki Ali‘i Li‘ili‘i, his translation of The Little Prince. Our guests enjoyed delicious snacks, locally grown teas, and thought-provoking discussion. (4 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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