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FoodCorps recruitment for 2018–2019 school year begins

KAMUELA, Hawai‘i—January 11, 2018—The national FoodCorps program is currently accepting applications from emerging food justice leaders for the 2018–2019 school year. Service member positions will be available on Hawai‘i Island, as well as in communities in 16 states in the continental U.S. and the District of Columbia. »Read more

Waimea’s Kohala Center Awarded $90,000 EPA Grant

January 9, 2018 (BigIslandNow.com)—The Kohala Center in Waimea on the Big Island is receiving a $90,000 environmental protection grant that it applied for in 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. The Kohala Center’s “Farm to Forest” project is using school gardens at middle schools to promote environmental literacy on […]

Business Loan Specialist
(Waimea, Hawai‘i Island)

Job Summary: The primary purpose of the position is to support economic opportunity in Hawai‘i, particularly entrepreneurs with businesses that demonstrate a commitment to nonfinancial values – namely, serving the community, caring for ‘āina and the natural environment, and strengthening culture. The Kohala Center’s (TKC) microloan programs and business development efforts aim to expand access […]

Business Development Specialist
(Waimea, Hawai‘i Island)

Job Summary: The primary purpose of the position is to support economic opportunity in Hawai‛i, particularly entrepreneurs with businesses that demonstrate a commitment to nonfinancial values – namely, serving the community, caring for ‘āina and the natural environment, and strengthening culture. The Kohala Center’s (TKC) Rural and Cooperative Business Development Services (RCBDS) program aims to […]