Categories
2022

MAY 2022

‘Iole Land Donated to Hawai’i Community Foundation By Toni Withington Hawai’i Community Foundation (HFC), one of the largest nonprofit funding agencies in the state, this month announced the donation of approximately 2,400 acres of land in the ‘Iole ahupua’a by the New Moon Foundation. Plans are underway for turning the sweeping holdings from the forest reserve […]

Categories
2022

APRIL 2022

E Maka‘ala, E Mālama – Our Community Remains Vigilant in Our Care of Pololū By Lehua Ah Sam If you visit Pololū today, you may notice some subtle improvements. First thing you will now likely see is the face of a kamaʻāina, a native of Kohala, there to greet you, and orient you to Pololū […]

Categories
2022

MARCH 2022

KHS Sponsors Career Fair By Brenda Swan. Kohala High School hosted a Career Fair on Friday, March 4. Student Ambassadors Talia Sanchez-Lowe, Camille Pinho, Mark Salvador, Tatiana Sugse and Jayline Salvador were chosen based on teacher recommendations. They organized the event, led by a cross-section of classmen. According to advisor Cicely Isabel, “The entire event […]

Categories
2022

FEBRUARY 2022

Hāwī Wind Farm Powers North Kohala Story by Toni Withington. Did you know there are times when 100 percent of North Kohala’s electrical power comes from the Hāwī Wind Farm? Statewide only thirty eight percent of electricity comes from non-diesel sources. Sixty percent of Hawaii Island’s power comes from alternative sources. Kohala’s ahead of the […]

Categories
2022

JANUARY 2022

Kahua Paʻa Mua Farm Assistant and Mentor to Embark on New Journey Story and photo by Libby Leonard. On February 7, Jamiel Ventura, one of North Kohala’s MVPs of agriculture, will be leaving for Georgia to begin his longtime dream of serving in the United States Army. For the last five years, the 2017 Kohala […]