Entries by neema

The Kohala Center receives community leadership award

September 29, 2015 (West Hawaii Today)—The Kohala Center and Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii are recipients of this year’s Bank of Hawaii Foundation Monty Richards Hawaii Island Community Leadership Awards, recognizing nonprofit leadership within the areas of community development, education or housing, to benefit residents of Hawaii County. Each nonprofit organization received $15,000. The announcement […]

Working to prevent childhood obesity

September 29, 2015 (North Hawaii News)—September is National Obesity Awareness Month, bringing to light a pervasive issue throughout North Hawaii. Originally seen more so in adults, childhood obesity now increases the risk for other health problems such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease in children. » Read more

Training session to focus on cooperative business accounting

KAMUELA, Hawai‘i—September 8, 2015—Certified Public Accountant Dan Nutley with the national accounting firm Moss Adams LLP will present a Cooperative Business Accounting Training from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, at Anna Ranch in Waimea, Hawai‘i Island. Hosted by The Kohala Center, the training is intended for accountants, bookkeepers, and managers and […]

Employment Opportunity: Environmental Education Coordinator

The Kohala Center is seeking a half-time environmental educator to develop, coordinate, and implement field-based educational programs for a variety of teachers, students and volunteers from K-12 to adult learners.  This position has the potential for growth.  Candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the environmental and/or biological sciences; a master’s degree […]

Garden education at Holualoa Elementary

August 1, 2015 (Big Island Now)—Holualoa Elementary School will experience a first as it begins its new school year, a part-time school garden educator. With support from the County of Hawai‘i Research & Development Department and the Hickey Family Foundation, The Kohala Center was able to provide the new position at Holualoa Elementary School’s Native […]

KBEC seeks Kahalu‘u program volunteers

July 21, 2015 (Big Island Now)—Volunteers are needed by the Kahalu‘u Bay Education Center for the ReefTeach and Citizen Science programs at Kahalu‘u Bay and Beach Park. The ideal volunteer loves the beach and has an interested in protecting the bay and its coral reefs, fish, and turtles. » Read more