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Grants and Advancement Specialist

The Kohala Center seeks an experienced, detail-oriented, administrative professional to manage the organization’s grants, proposal submission, and reporting processes. In addition, this position will maintain the organization’s contact and donor database, providing assistance with outreach and communications. The ideal candidate can be described as follows: Demonstrated ability to read, interpret and disseminate diverse written requirements […]

Office Manager and Operations Assistant

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. The Kohala Center seeks an experienced, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, and professional administrator to organize and coordinate the management of our two Waimea offices, ensuring organizational and programmatic effectiveness and efficiency. This person will serve as the first point of contact for inquiries to the organization, manage facilities, equipment, and vehicles, maintain […]

UC researcher Clare Gupta on re-localizing food on Hawai‘i

October 4, 2016 (UC Food Observer)—Clare Gupta is a recent addition to the University of California academic ranks. She works as an assistant public policy specialist for the University of California. UC specialists like Clare hold dual appointments with a campus (in her case, UC Davis, where she’s on the faculty in the Department of Human Ecology) and UC’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Division Cooperative […]

Exploring the island’s native plants

September 16, 2016 (West Hawaii Today)—The Kohala Center’s weeklong Ke Kumu Aina program, held during fall intersession, offers middle school students opportunities to learn about the Big Island’s native plants. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10-13, participants will engage in scientific field research, learn to identify native plants and understand the environments in which […]

Director, Beginning Farmer-Rancher Development Program

NOTE: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. The Beginning Farmer-Rancher Development Program is an integral program of the food self-reliance efforts of The Kohala Center. Its primary function is to help revitalize island food production through assisting new and beginning farmers or ranchers to acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to manage small production operations […]

Agriculture Production Specialist, Beginning Farmer-Rancher Development Program

NOTE: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. The Beginning Farmer-Rancher Development Program is an integral program of the food self-reliance efforts of The Kohala Center. Its primary function is to help revitalize island food production through assisting new farmers or ranchers to acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to manage small production operations in ways […]

Mellon-Hawai‘i Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows announced

September 2016 (Ka Wai Ola)—The Kohala Center has selected three Native Hawaiian scholars for the ninth cohort of its Mellon-Hawai‘i Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowship program. The fellows join 32 Native Hawaiian scholars who have pursued original research and advanced their academic careers through the program. » Read more

Hawai‘i School Garden Curriculum Map now available!

The Hawai‘i School Garden Curriculum was created by teachers for busy teachers who may not be gardeners themselves, but intuitively understand the benefits of inquiry-based, place-based, project-based learning for their students. Released at the beginning of the 2016–2017 school year, the Hawai‘i School Garden Curriculum Map is a pathway to connect core curriculum in the […]