February 10, 2020
The East Hawai‘i farmer receives $10,000, five-year land agreement and business support to cultivate ‘ōlena, or turmeric.
February 3, 2020
Light streams down through a small window onto the face of Cody Pacheco KSH’17, a Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program (KOIP) participant working at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center situated within an expansive forest on Hawai‘i Island.
January 29, 2020
The Hawaiian Homes Commission (HHC) approved the purchase of approximately an acre of real estate in Mōʻiliʻili from Kamehameha Schools on Tuesday. There are currently two vacant apartment buildings with 31 units on the three parcels between Isenberg and Coolidge Streets
September 10, 2019
Kamehameha Schools lands on O‘ahu’s North Shore are now home to the largest renewable energy operation in Hawai‘i with the completion of Kawailoa Solar.
August 12, 2019
Mahi‘ai Match-Up business plan contest, scholarships and innovative MahiX component are announced this week.
July 29, 2019
Agreements with Paniolo Tonewoods, LLC, and Hāloa ‘Āina create innovative stewardship approach to conservation in West Hawai‘i.
July 12, 2019
Our kūpuna engaged in indigenous agricultural practices for generations to support their sustainable lifestyle, and we can look to their cultural traditions and ‘ike to find solutions to meet today’s global challenges related to food production and climate change.
March 8, 2019
Kamehameha Schools has partnered with several community organizations to help Hawaiʻi’s farm-to-school movement gain momentum.
March 6, 2019
Blending tradition with innovation will be the focus of discussion from the perspectives of community, culture, tourism and sustainability as part of Ka Huina – an “intersection” or “nexus” – on Thursday at the Hawai‘i Convention Center.
February 27, 2019
The State of Hawaiʻi, like many municipalities across the globe, aims to increase its food self-sufficiency, with a target of 30 percent of its food produced locally by 2020. Increasing temperatures and changes in precipitation are already occurring locally and globally, and plans to meet food self-sufficiency goals must consider how climate change will affect agricultural viability.
February 22, 2019
Kamehameha Schools recently received the Hawai‘i Invasive Species Council Business Leader Award for its fight against invasive species – specifically the coconut rhinoceros beetle. The award was presented at the Hawai‘i State Capitol on February 15.
February 4, 2019
Earl Kawa‘a, a Hawaiian resource specialist at Kamehameha Schools who is recognized throughout the local community as an educator, peacemaker and kanaka leader, will be acknowledged as part of the Living Treasures of Hawai‘i program.
January 29, 2019
Representatives from Kamehameha Schools presented reasoning behind and results of its industry-leading Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS, commonly known as drones) Program at the first-ever “Drone Day” held Thursday, Jan. 24, at the State Capitol in Honolulu.
November 9, 2018
De La Mesa Farms is the winner of the 2018 Mahiʻai Scale-Up, an agricultural business plan contest dedicated to increasing local food production to create a sustainable Hawai‘i.
October 15, 2018
KS is issuing a request-for-proposals in the search for an operator to harvest a portion of the 10,000 acres of forest on the Hāmākua Coast of Hawai‘i island. The new operator will be responsible for harvesting 3,000 acres of eucalyptus in Hilo, Pa‘auilo ma kai and near the rim of Waipi‘o Valley.
April 26, 2018
KS East Hawai‘i staffers and others held a blessing to cap the construction of an agricultural post-harvest processing facility on KS land just outside of Downtown Hilo. The facility will benefit farmers wanting a clean, convenient and modern space to prepare crops for sale at market.
February 27, 2018
KS collaborates with Neil Hannahs' Ho‘okele Strategies to perpetuate the program aimed at cultivating kānaka leaders with a strong sense of kuleana for the natural and cultural resources in Hawai‘i and around the globe.
February 12, 2018
Hale ‘O Māmalu - named after the nearby bay and means to shade or protect and bring together - will serve as a gathering place as KS works with partners in the community to address key issues affecting the lāhui in the ahupua‘a of Punalu‘u.
August 29, 2017
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
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
The former first deputy of the DLNR replaces Sydney Keliʻipuleʻole, who retires this week after 30 years of service to KS.
December 28, 2016
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
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 works with collaborators in Waialua, Koʻolauloa and Koʻolaupoko to develop region-focused educational programming.
August 22, 2016
Former KS Kapālama Vice Principal Hailama Farden continues his service to Ke Ali‘i Pauahi’s legacy as regional director for Kona Oʻahu (Honolulu).