Entries by liam

GoFarm Hawai‘i seeks aspiring Hawai‘i Island farmers

KAMUELA, Hawai‘i—August 15, 2017—The Kohala Center will once again serve as the host site for the second Hawai‘i Island cohort of the state’s largest farmer training program.GoFarm Hawai‘i @ The Kohala Center will offer students classroom instruction, tours of local farms, and hands-on experience in small-scale farming with support from UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR). Sponsored in part by United […]

Kohala Center to Receive Funding for Kawaihae Watershed

August 8, 2017 (BigIslandNow.com)—Today, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will award $646,886 to The Kohala Center on Hawai‘i Island to help maintain and restore the Kawaihae watershed, within the West Hawai‘i Habitat Focus Area. »Read more

Tough talk: Scientists, teachers discuss uphill battle of educating community on climate change

July 26, 2017 (West Hawaii Today)—It was another case of the usual suspects. What Dr. Chip Fletcher, of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science Technology, set out to accomplish Tuesday afternoon in the Waimea School Cafeteria is encompassed by the same basic goal to which climate scientists have aspired for decades — to educate the public on the scientific truth of climate change. »Read […]

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 […]