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2016 Nahelehele Dryland Forest Symposium set for February 26

KAILUA-KONA, Hawai‘i—January 25, 2016—The 2016 Nahelehele Dryland Forest Symposium will highlight dryland forest ecology and restoration efforts in Hawai‘i. The symposium will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 26, at the Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona. » Read more

Now recruiting FoodCorps Hawai‘i Service Members!

Applications for the 2016–2017 cohort of FoodCorps Hawai‘i service members are available at foodcorps.org. The deadline to apply is March 30, 2016. For more information about FoodCorps Hawai‘i please visit kohalacenter.org/hisgn/foodcorps-hawaii. You can also follow FoodCorps Hawai‘i on Facebook at facebook.com/FoodCorpsHawaii.

A farm of gardens

January 13, 2016 (West Hawaii Today)—The early morning air at Kawanui Farm was filled with the sweet scent of wood smoke. Gerry Herbert emerged from the house to greet me, dressed warmly. “We have a fire in the fireplace almost every morning in winter,” he said, rubbing his hands together to retain their warmth. He […]

HI-MEET: Connecting the environment with the classroom

December 16, 2015 (North Hawaii News)—Teachers gathered at Paniau in Puako for a field workshop, provided by The Kohala Center’s HI-MEET (Hawaii Meaningful Environmental Education for Teachers) program on Dec. 5. They know where authentic learning takes place and it’s not necessarily in the classroom. Observation, questions, data collection, analysis; these are the science activities […]

Part-time Kahalu‘u Bay Education Center Staff

Our Kahalu‘u Bay Education Center (KBEC) seeks part-time retail center staff, based at Kahalu’u Bay Beach Park on Hawai‘i Island. Responsibilities include set-up and breakdown of the mobile education center, daily cash and credit card reconciliation, and daily deposits. Must maintain a pleasant and professional attitude to all visitors and staff and serve as an […]

Mellon-Hawaii scholars selected

November 24, 2015 (North Hawaii News)—Three Native Hawaiian scholars have been selected as 2015–2016 Mellon-Hawaii Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows to pursue original research and advance their academic careers. One of the recipients, Natalie Kurashima, lives in Waimea. » Read more

Mellon-Hawai‘i scholars selected

November 24, 2015 (North Hawai‘i News)—Three Native Hawaiian scholars have been selected as 2015–2016 Mellon-Hawaii Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows to pursue original research and advance their academic careers. One of the recipients, Natalie Kurashima, lives in Waimea. » Read more

Three receive fellowships

November 17, 2015 (The Garden Island)—One Kauai native and two other Hawaii natives have been selected as the 2015–16 Mellon-Hawaii Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows. The honor allows the three students to pursue original research and advance their academic careers. » Read more

Mellon-Hawai’i Fellowship Selections Made

November 10, 2015 (Big Island Now)—The 2015-2016 Mellon-Hawai’i Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows have been selected. Three Native Hawaiian scholars will pursue original research and advance their academic careers through the program. »Read more