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August 29, 2017

KS takes major step toward finding Hāmākua forestry lessee

KS is closer to selecting a lessee to oversee operations and harvesting of over 10,000 acres of forest on Hawai‘i island's Hāmākua Coast.

August 28, 2017

Reviving Kahoma, reviving a culture

With community kōkua, KS helped to return water to Maui's Kahoma Stream. Kalo was recently planted in the stream for the first time in more than 100 years thanks to a team of community volunteers.

July 25, 2017

Kaluhiwa named senior director of Statewide Operations

The former first deputy of the DLNR replaces Sydney Keliʻipuleʻole, who retires this week after 30 years of service to KS.

December 28, 2016

KS seeks new lessee for Hāmākua forestry operations

In early 2017, KS will seek a new tenant to oversee operations and harvesting of more than 10,000 acres of forest on the Hāmākua Coast of Hawai‘i island.

November 21, 2016

Barcarse named West Hawaiʻi regional director

Former interim KS Culture-Based Education director Kaimana Barcarse will support KS' West HI region from the Kohala end of Laupāhoehoe to the East Kaʻū.

August 29, 2016

Miller named regional director, North Shore/Windward Oʻahu

Miller works with collaborators in Waialua, Koʻolauloa and Koʻolaupoko to develop region-focused educational programming.

August 22, 2016

Farden named regional director for Kona Oʻahu

Former KS Kapālama Vice Principal Hailama Farden continues his service to Ke Ali‘i Pauahi’s legacy as regional director for Kona Oʻahu (Honolulu).

August 17, 2016

KS will have a voice at World Conservation Congress

KS will host presentations on building a thriving lāhui through natural and cultural resource stewardship, at the Sept. 1-10 event at the HI Convention Center.

August 4, 2016

Mahi‘ai Match-Up Contest winners share $35,000 in seed money

The Mahi‘ai Match-Up Agricultural Business Plan Contest and Mahiʻai Mentorship are helping KS find talented, innovative farmers who want to grow food and help decrease Hawai‘i’s dependency on imports.

July 11, 2016

Harman is named director of asset management for HI island

Harman will work with KS divisions to implement a collective vision for KS' agricultural, conservation and commercial lands.

June 30, 2016

Mahiʻai Match-Up selects farming finalists

Two finalists have been selected in the 2016 Mahiʻai Match-Up agricultural business plan contest dedicated to supporting Hawaiʻi’s sustainable food movement. Tickets and sponsorships for the July 30 Mahiʻai Match-Up Fundraiser Gala are available at www.pauahi.org.

May 12, 2016

Haleʻiwa Store Lots job fair is slated for May 15

Merchants at the North Shore retail center will interview job applicants on-site from 9-11 a.m. in the center's Kamehamalu Courtyard.

April 27, 2016

Jeremiah is named director of Natural and Cultural Resources

Jason Jeremiah and his team will ensure the health and vitality of Pauahi‘s land legacy by connecting people to place and promoting Hawaiian identity.

March 4, 2016

Hirano is named regional director for east Hawaiʻi island

He leads the alignment and integration of KS’ educational support service activities for the region as part of the KS Community Engagement & Resources Group.

February 22, 2016

February 29 is Mahiʻai Match-Up deadline

Winners of the Mahi‘ai Match-Up agricultural business plan contest will share $35,000 in seed money and receive an agricultural land agreement for up to five years of waived rent from KS.

January 29, 2016

KS cultivates a cultural space at Keauhou Bay

KS has transformed its former commercial property at Keauhou Bay, damaged by the 2011 tsunami, into a natural space filled with lush native Hawaiian foliage.

January 26, 2016

Mahiʻai Match-Up agricultural business plan contest seeks innovative farmers

KS and the Pauahi Foundation invite farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural entrepreneurs to enter the contest, which will award $35,000 in seed money! The entry deadline is Feb. 29.

January 7, 2016

Lunar Conference centers on revitalizing traditional lunar practices

The first-ever ‘Aimalama Lunar Conference incorporates ʻāina-based learning to share the wisdom of cultural practices informed by the lunar cycle.

December 16, 2015

Nahale-a is named senior director of regional strategies for Hawaiʻi island

Former Laupahoehoe Public Charter School Director Alapaki Nahale-a will ensure that KS resources are maximized.

December 3, 2015

Pani ka Puka: One day; one wall; 1,000 people

KS community partner Paepae o He‘eia invites you to be part of Pani ka Puka (Close the Gap), a monumental community effort to restore the 800-year-old He‘eia Fishpond back to productivity.

December 3, 2015

Waipā Kalo Festival offers cultural experiences on KS lands

Eō e nā ‘ohana Kaua‘i! Tell your family and friends to stop by the Waipā Kalo Festival slated for this Sunday, December 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fundraiser benefits the Waipā Foundation, a Kamehameha Schools community collaborator dedicated to restoring the ahupuaʻa of Waipā on Kauaʻi’s north shore.

December 2, 2015

Cobb-Adams is named senior director of regional strategies

Former Kaua‘i County Housing Director Kamuela Cobb-Adams will ensure that KS resources are maximized within its O‘ahu regions.

November 24, 2015

Hawaiʻi island still ‘buzzing’ from the 45th annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

KS is a strong supporter of the 10-day festival because nearly 70 percent of Hawaiʻi’s coffee is grown on Kamehameha land.

November 20, 2015

Hannahs is named Kamaʻāina of the Year by the Historic Hawaiʻi Foundation

Longtime KS Land Assets Director Neil Hannahs accepted the award on behalf of KS LAD team members whose tireless efforts transformed the land management policies and practices of the organization.

November 2, 2015

Education and coffee create the perfect blend at the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

Nearly 70 percent of all Hawai‘i coffee is grown on Kamehameha Schools lands. KS sponsors the annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival in support of the many small coffee farmers operating on its lands.

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