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The Kohala Center awards two Hawaiian Scholars Doctoral Fellowships: Native Hawaiian scientist and engineer pursue research to advance community and environmental sustainability

September 1, 2017 (West Hawaii Today)—Two Native Hawaiian scholars pursuing their doctoral degrees at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have been awarded fellowships by The Kohala Center, a Waimea-based nonprofit focused on research, conservation and education. Narrissa P. Spies, who is pursuing a doctorate in zoology, and Lelemia Irvine, a doctoral candidate in civil […]

The Kohala Center awards two Hawaiian Scholars Doctoral Fellowships

KAMUELA, Hawai‘i—August 28, 2017—Two Native Hawaiian scholars pursuing their doctoral degrees at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa have been awarded fellowships by The Kohala Center, a Hawai‘i Island-based nonprofit focused on research, conservation, and education. Narrissa P. Spies, who is pursuing a doctorate in zoology, and Lelemia Irvine, a doctoral candidate in civil and […]

Field Crew Leader, 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 […]

Over $600,000 Awarded to Restore Kawaihae Watershed

August 22, 2017 (Big Island Now)—Sen. Mazie K. Hirono announced yesterday that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded $646,886 in grant funding to restore the Kawaihae watershed in West Hawai‘i. »Read more

Kohala Center Awarded NOAA Grant: Anna-Lisa Okoye

August 16, 2017 (Hawai‘i Public Radio)—On the Big Island, [T]he Kohala Center has been awarded a grant to fund an ambitious environmental restoration project that could become a model for future projects. »Listen Online

Program Seeks Aspiring Big Island Farmers

August 16, 2017 (Big Island Now)—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 […]

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