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Climate change workshop open to community

July 18, 2017 (West Hawaii Today)—As part of the HI-MEET teacher training next week at Waimea Middle School, Dr. Chip Fletcher from UH-Manoa will present a compelling climate change talk open to the public from 3–5 p.m. July 25 at Waimea Elementary School’s cafeteria. The purpose will be to share with residents, that climate change profoundly influences […]

Bringing life back to the land

June 28, 2017 (Ke Ola Magazine)—Kohala Mountain stands like a cloud-cloaked monarch, crowned with a 50,000 acre forest that feeds the streams and people of Kohala. The tradewinds bring warm water into the cool mountains and create a constant source of moisture that in pre-western contact time fed the intensive Kohala field system. »Read more

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Historic Cultural Resources Consultant for Kuamo‘o Battlefield and Burial Grounds, August 1819

NOTE: PROPOSALS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY. The Kohala Center is accepting proposals for a Historic Cultural Resources Consultant to Create a Cultural Resources, Preservation and Management Plan for the Kuamo‘o Battlefield and Burial Grounds, a 47-acre parcel of land in the Keauhou-Kona region of West Hawai‘i, where one of the most significant […]

Cheryl Ka‘uhane Lupenui joins The Kohala Center as new president and CEO

June 13, 2017 (West Hawaii Today)—The Kohala Center announced last week the appointment of Cheryl Kauhane Lupenui as its new president and chief executive officer, effective July 3. “Cheryl brings strong leadership skills, depth and breadth of work experience, and impressive team-building experience to The Kohala Center,” said Roberta Chu, chairperson of the center’s board […]

The Kohala Center announces new president and chief executive officer

KAMUELA, Hawai‘i—June 9, 2017—The Kohala Center announced the appointment of Cheryl Ka‘uhane Lupenui as its new president and chief executive officer, effective July 3, 2017. “Cheryl Ka‘uhane Lupenui brings strong leadership skills, depth and breadth of work experience, and impressive team-building experience to The Kohala Center,” said Roberta Chu, chairperson of The Center’s board of […]

Hawai‘i Meaningful Environmental Education for Teachers: Huli ‘Āina Kumu Wai curriculum orientation
(Waimea, Hawai‘i Island)

July 25–27, 2017—We are currently recruiting intermediate and high school teachers for the 2017-18 school year professional development program. The year-long program starts with a 3-day hands-on workshop that will introduce teachers to the Huli ʻĀina Kumu Wai field science curriculum. The workshop will include instruction on Hawaiian cultural protocol, kilo observation skills, field sampling […]

Teachers encouraged to apply for outdoor science professional development program

May 16, 2017 (North Hawaii News)—Hawaii teachers and their students will have opportunities this year to leave the classroom and study firsthand the island’s ahupuaa, or traditional Hawaiian mountain-to-sea land divisions. The Kohala Center is recruiting middle and high school teachers from West Hawaii and throughout the state for its Hawaii Meaningful Environmental Education for […]