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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 […]

How her garden grows: Nancy Redfeather reflects on The Kohala Center accomplishments and retirement priorities

May 16, 2017 (West Hawaii Today)—Nancy Redfeather, whose name is synonymous with school gardens on Hawaii Island, recently retired from a prestigious 10-year career at The Kohala Center in Waimea. She started working at The Kohala Center in 2006 and accomplished so much that people assumed she’d been working there much longer than 10 years. […]

Mobile slaughterhouse open for business

May 15, 2017 (Hawaii Tribune Herald)—After years of planning and months of delay, the Hawaii Island Meat Cooperative has started processing local meat at its mobile slaughterhouse unit. Regular operations at the unit began April 20 and are scheduled to take place once every two weeks. »Read more

Outdoor Science Professional Development Program for Teachers

May 11, 2017 (BigIslandNow.com)—The Kohala Center is looking for middle and high school teachers for its Hawai‘i Meaningful Environmental Education for Teachers program. Teachers and their students will have opportunity to leave the classroom and study the island’s ahupua‘a, or traditional Hawaiian mountain-to-sea land divisions. »Read more

New school lunch program emphasizes fresh local fare made from scratch

April 18, 2017 (Honolulu Star-Advertiser)—WAIMEA, Hawaii island >> A group of cafeteria workers in white hairnets listened as chef Greg Christian demonstrated the importance of properly preparing ingredients before starting to cook. Prep work is vital to an organized kitchen that cooks from scratch, he said as he sliced a large carrot in the Kohala […]