Entries by liam

Business Loan Specialist
(Waimea, Hawai‘i Island)

PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. 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 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 […]

Fencing Crew Member, Kohala Watershed Partnership program
(Waimea, Hawai‘i Island)

About the program: The Kohala Center’s Kohala Watershed Partnership (KWP) program is a voluntary coalition of private landowners and public land managers dedicated to restoring and protecting the native forested watersheds of Kohala Mountain. It is estimated that half of Hawai‘i’s forests have been lost to deforestation, with the remainder threatened by non-native plants and […]

New Online Store for Local Seeds

December 12, 2017 (Hawai‘i Public Radio)—A new online store allows gardeners and small farmers to purchase local varieties of plants from seed. Last week, the Hawaiʻi Seed Growers Network unveiled an online store to allow residents to purchase and grow seeds that are adapted to Hawaii’s conditions, soil, pests and disease. »Read more/listen

New Website Offers Hawai‘i Local Seeds for Local Needs

December 7, 2018 (Big Island Now)—Small-scale farmers and home gardeners in Hawai‘i now have an additional option for purchasing locally produced seeds. The Hawai‘i Seed Growers Network, a statewide group of seed producers organized and supported by The Kohala Center’s Hawai‘i Public Seed Initiative program, officially launched its online store on Dec. 4, 2017. Customers […]