Calendar

January 2013 – July 2014

All About ‘Uala (Sweetpotato) @ Puanui (off the Kohala Mountain Road-Meet at Kohala Intergenerational Center
January 19, 2013 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
All About ‘Uala (Sweetpotato) @ Puanui (off the Kohala Mountain Road-Meet at Kohala Intergenerational Center | Kapaau | Hawaii | United States
Did you know that the Kohala Dryland Field System was once one of the keys to Kohala’s food security? Native Hawaiians grew tons of ‘uala [...]
Loving Local Foods – Making Rockin’ Rolls @ Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden
January 26, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Loving Local Foods - Making Rockin' Rolls @ Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden | Kapaau | Hawaii | United States
We’re loving local foods at the Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden! Bring the keiki and join in an ongoing a series of cooking classes at [...]
Home Gardening – Making Great Compost @ Kohala Senior Center
January 26, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Home Gardening - Making Great Compost @ Kohala Senior Center | Kapaau | Hawaii | United States
The North Kohala Eat Locally Grown Campaign is hosting quarterly “Home Gardening” workshops. This month we are focusing on compost and learning how to feed [...]
Farm-to-Fork Tour #1: Lokahi Farms, Palili ‘O Kohala & Sage Farms @ Ho'ea Road, Hawi
February 2, 2013 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Farm-to-Fork Tour #1:  Lokahi Farms, Palili 'O Kohala & Sage Farms @ Ho'ea Road, Hawi | Hawi | Hawaii | United States
Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to tour three unique farms and discover what it means to eat local in Hawi: Lokahi Farm is a working organic [...]
Home Gardening – Seed Saving @ Wishing Well (the old chicken farm), 55-230 Ho'ea Rd.
February 16, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home Gardening - Seed Saving @ Wishing Well (the old chicken farm), 55-230 Ho'ea Rd. | Hilo | Hawaii | United States
Whether your goal is to preserve an heirloom variety or to simply become more self-sufficient, seed saving is an important part of sustainable gardening.  At [...]
Waimea Farmers Market Cooking @ Waimea Guest House
March 16, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Waimea Farmers Market Cooking @ Waimea Guest House
Join Vivienne Aronowitz for a guided shopping tour of the Waimea Homestead and Parker School Farmers Markets.  Be inspired by the wonderful fresh offerings then [...]
CANCELLED – Introduction to Natural Beekeeping
March 16, 2013 @ 10:00 am – March 17, 2013 @ 2:00 pm
CANCELLED - Introduction to Natural Beekeeping
Join us for a two-day workshop led by Jennifer Bach of Bee Love Apiaries and Richard Spiegel, founder of Volcano Island Honey.  This class is [...]
Loving Local Foods – Dive In, It’s Fresh! @ Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden
March 30, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Loving Local Foods - Dive In, It's Fresh! @ Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden | Kapaau | Hawaii | United States
We’re loving local foods at the Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden!  Our guest chef this month is Jeff Coakley, Senior Lifeguard of the Kohala [...]
Off-Grid Bath House: Permacultural Building in the Jungle @ Wishing Well
April 6, 2013 @ 10:00 am – April 14, 2013 @ 4:00 pm
Off-Grid Bath House: Permacultural Building in the Jungle @ Wishing Well | Hawi | Hawaii | United States
Learn about rocket stove powered water heaters, and the construction of an elegant bath house in North Kohala. Participants will learn rocket stove design, heating [...]
Farm-to-Fork Tour #2: ‘Ōhua o Nā Kia‘i, HIP Ag & Risley Farms @ 'Iole Hawaii
April 6, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Farm-to-Fork Tour #2:  ‘Ōhua o Nā Kia‘i, HIP Ag & Risley Farms @ 'Iole Hawaii | Kapaau | Hawaii | United States
Join us for a tour and tasting of three farms centered in the Historic Bond District of North Kohala: ʻŌhua O Nā Kiaʻi No Nā [...]
All About Niu (Coconut) @ Kohala Intergenerational Center
April 13, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
All About Niu (Coconut) @ Kohala Intergenerational Center | Kapaau | Hawaii | United States
Join the Coconut Revolution!  Carolyn Mondress and Tim Head of Coconuts for Kohala will lead a free community workshop to share the remarkable and largely [...]
Loving Local Foods – Kid-Friendly Cassava and Composting Workshop @ Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden
April 27, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Loving Local Foods - Kid-Friendly Cassava and Composting Workshop @ Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden | Kapaau | Hawaii | United States
We’re loving local foods at the Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden!  Bring your gear and help out in the garden, then enjoy a cooking demonstration [...]
How to Plant and Maintain an Easy Permaculture Garden @ Kohala Intergenerational Center
June 8, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sustainable Saturdays continue with a free workshop led by Dash Kuhr,  Director of the Hawai‘i Institute of Pacific Agriculture.  Dash will share a design plan [...]
Farm to Wok @ Hawi Jodo Mission
July 20, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Farm to Wok @ Hawi Jodo Mission | Waimea | Hawaii | United States
North Kohala is moving toward 50% food self-sufficiency!  Join us for a day of local food, music and demonstrations: Local Foods Tasting with Cook-Off Teams [...]
Beginning Organic Beekeeping @ Crystal Dew Farm & Bee Love Apiaries
September 7, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – October 5, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
Beginning Organic Beekeeping @ Crystal Dew Farm & Bee Love Apiaries
Beginning Organic Beekeeping is a 5-week course for commercial and backyard farmers and anyone interested in learning to keep bees organically, using natural and biodynamic [...]
Fermenting Food for Family Health @ Kohala Intergenerational Center
September 14, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Donna Maltz will lead a free workshop, Fermenting Food for Family Health, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Kohala Intergenerational Center.  Presented by Sustainable [...]
Medicinal Herbs at Your Feet @ Location TBA
October 12, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kai Kaholokai will lead a free community workshop, Medicinal Herbs at Your Feet, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm.  Location to be announced.  Presented by Sustainable [...]
Candles and Canning for the Holidays @ The Hive at Ho'ea Farms
November 2, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Candles and Canning for the Holidays @ The Hive at Ho'ea Farms
Join us as we welcome the handcrafted holiday season!  Learn how to process and preserve your local harvest and use a local byproduct (beeswax) to [...]
Unveiling North Kohala’s Permanent Seed Bank @ Location TBA
November 9, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Travis Dodson will unveil North Kohala’s Permanent Seed Bank.  Location TBA.  Presented by Sustainable Kohala. Share this:TwitterFacebookStumbleUponDigg
Locally Grown Lu’au @ 'Iole Hawaii
November 23, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Locally Grown Lu'au @ 'Iole Hawaii | Roanoke | Virginia | United States
Join local kalo (taro) farmers ʻŌhua O Nā Kiaʻi for a Locally Grown Lu‘au at beautiful ‘Iole Hawaii!  Featuring local entertainment, traditional Makahiki games, and foods sourced [...]
Sustainability Initiatives at the County & State Levels @ Location TBA
December 14, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Margaret Willey and Josh Green, M.D. will lead a discussion of sustainability initiatives at Hawaii’s County & State levels.  Presented by Sustainable Kohala. Share this:TwitterFacebookStumbleUponDigg
School Garden Workday @ Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden
February 1, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come help our Kohala Elementary School Garden bloom!  Community workday with zero-waste potluck to follow.  Call Jane at (919) 260-1649 for more information. Share this:TwitterFacebookStumbleUponDigg
Grey Water Workshop @ ‘Iole Hawaii
February 8, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Anna Birkas of Village Ecosystems will lead a Grey Water workshop at ‘Iole Hawaii.  This event is part of the Sustainable Saturdays series. Share this:TwitterFacebookStumbleUponDigg
How to Butcher a Chicken at Home @ Kohala Intergenerational Center
February 15, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Do you have chickens at home, but don’t know how to butcher and prepare them?  This workshop is for you! This is a hands-on workshop [...]
Palili ‘O Kohala Natural Farming Pig and Chicken House Blessing @ Palili ‘O Kohala Natural Farming Demonstration Farm at Ho‘ea Farms
March 1, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
BLESSING ~ HAWAIIAN FOOD ~ HAWAIIAN MUSIC ~ DEMONSTRATIONS ~ WORKSHOPS Join the Palili ‘O Kohala project for a blessing of the Natural Farming Learning [...]
Landscaping with Medicinal Herbs @ Kohala Intergenerational Center
April 12, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sustainable Kohala presents “Landscaping with Medicinal Herbs” with Karen Thomas, a lifelong herbalist and landscaper for with 30 years experience. Share this:TwitterFacebookStumbleUponDigg
Power Up Your Plate! @ Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden
April 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Power Up Your Plate! @ Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden
North Kohala Eat Locally Grown and the Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden will co-host a Family Fun in the Garden Workshop from 10 am to [...]
Building Nutrient Rich Soil for Nutrient Rich Food @ Kohala Intergenerational Center
June 14, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sustainable Kohala presents Building Nutrient Rich Soil for Nutrient Rich Food, with Hector Valenzuela, PhD. Share this:TwitterFacebookStumbleUponDigg
LAWAI’A: Traditional Gathering & Modern Impacts @ Kohala Intergenerational Center
July 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LAWAI'A: Traditional Gathering & Modern Impacts @ Kohala Intergenerational Center | Kapaau | Hawaii | United States
We are surrounded by the ocean.  Food self-sufficiency in Hawai’i is not just about the land, but also about gathering from the ocean.  However, the [...]
LAWAI’A: Spear Fishing, Shoreline Fishing, Throw Net @ Mahukona and Kapa'a Beach Parks
July 12, 2014 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
LAWAI'A:  Spear Fishing, Shoreline Fishing, Throw Net @ Mahukona and Kapa'a Beach Parks
We are surrounded by the ocean.  Food self-sufficiency in Hawai’i is not just about the land, but also about gathering from the ocean.  However, the [...]