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Rural Business Development Specialist

The Kohala Center is seeking a full-time Rural Business Development Specialist to provide technical assistance, grant writing, and loan package preparation to coops, agricultural producers, and other rural businesses in Hawai‘i. Three or more years of experience in business planning, business development, accounting, or other relevant business position is required. BA level education required, MBA […]

Two programs set to train new Hawaii Island farmers

January 6, 2017 (West Hawaii Today)—New and aspiring farmers and ranchers on Hawaii Island can choose from two comprehensive courses launched by The Kohala Center in early 2017. In addition to the Beginning Farmer-Rancher Development Program, which has graduated more than 120 students since 2013, The Center will host the state’s largest farmer training program — […]

Two programs set to train new Hawai‘i Island farmers

KAMUELA, Hawai‘i—January 3, 2017—New and aspiring farmers and ranchers on Hawai‘i Island can choose from two comprehensive courses being launched by The Kohala Center in early 2017. In addition to its Beginning Farmer-Rancher Development Program, which has graduated more than 120 students since 2013, The Center will host the state’s largest farmer training program, GoFarm […]

President and Chief Executive Officer

The Kohala Center is an independent, community-based organization for research, conservation, and education. Founded in the year 2000 and based in Waimea on Hawaiʻi Island, The Center turns research and ancestral knowledge into action, so that communities in Hawai‘i and around the world can thrive—ecologically, economically, culturally, and socially. We believe that by addressing our […]

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in School Learning Gardens

This experiential workshop will take place November 4–6 at Māla‘ai: The Culinary Garden of Waimea Middle Schoo in Waimea, Hawai‘i Island. We will use garden-based science lessons and activities to explain NGSS science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas, and relate these three key NGSS dimensions to the Hawai‘i School Garden Curriculum […]

Hawai‘i farmers and food producers eligible for expanded microloan program

KAMUELA, Hawai‘i—October 18, 2016—A no-interest loan program originally created for Hawai‘i Island-based farmers and food producers is now available to qualified applicants throughout the Hawaiian Islands, The Kohala Center announced today. Based on the success of the Hawai‘i Island Food Producers Fund, created by The Center in 2014 with support from the County of Hawai‘i, […]

Grants and Advancement Specialist

The Kohala Center seeks an experienced, detail-oriented, administrative professional to manage the organization’s grants, proposal submission, and reporting processes. In addition, this position will maintain the organization’s contact and donor database, providing assistance with outreach and communications. The ideal candidate can be described as follows: Demonstrated ability to read, interpret and disseminate diverse written requirements […]