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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 […]

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 […]

Mellon-Hawaii doctoral and postdoctoral fellows announced

August 23, 2016 (West Hawaii Today)—The Kohala Center has selected three Native Hawaiian scholars for the ninth cohort of its Mellon-Hawaii Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowship program. They join 32 Native Hawaiian scholars who have pursued original research and advanced their academic careers through the program. »Read more

Mellon-Hawai‘i Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows announced

KAMUELA, Hawai‘i—August 15, 2016—The Kohala Center has selected three Native Hawaiian scholars for the ninth cohort of its Mellon-Hawaiʻi 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

Data Technician/Field Crew Member

The Data Technician/Field Crew Member will assist with implementing on-the-ground watershed conservation efforts as well as being the responsible for all data collection and recording for The Kohala Center’s Kohala Watershed Partnership (KWP). The Data Technician/Field Crew Member will work with the KWP crew as well as with KWP partners and their staff, volunteers, and […]