February 22, 2018 (BigIslandNow.com)—The Kohala Center is offering two outdoor-education programs for Hawai‘i Island high school students during the public school spring intersession, Monday through Friday, March 19 to 23, 2018. Participants who successfully complete the weeklong programs are eligible to receive a $125 to $250 stipend in the form of a VISA gift card to commend their dedication to natural resource college, career, and community pathways.
January 15, 2018 (West Hawaii Today)—Small-scale farmers and home gardeners in Hawaii now have an additional option for purchasing locally produced seeds.
January 11, 2018 (BigIslandNow.com)—The national FoodCorps program is currently accepting applications from emerging food justice leaders for the 2018-19 school year.
Service member positions will be available on Hawai‘i Island, as well as in communities in 16 states on the continental U.S. and in the District of Columbia.
January 5, 2018 (Honolulu Civil Beat)—In Hawaii it’s a kakou thing, isn’t it? Collaboration, working together and joint efforts can all be effective ways to solve seemingly unsolvable community problems.
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.