Congratulations to our very own Aukea Kai Ka’aekuahiwi for being chosen as one of the ten Dreamstarters in Entrepreneurship. Mahalo to Billy and Pat Mills of Running Strong for American Indian Youth.

HAWI — For the past five years, Kahua Paa Mua — meaning building a firm foundation — has established a presence in North Kohala on two-acres at Hoea Farms in Hawi. Over time, it has expanded to 20 acres of pasture and 5 acres for crops and animal breeding.

Source: Kahua Paa Mua plans to expand youth farming programs: Seeks additional funding – West Hawaii Today

Current Sponsors

County of Hawai‘i, County Council
Hawai‘i Community Foundation
Hau'oli Mau loa
Dorrance Family Foundation
Honsador Lumber

Past Sponsors

Local Initiatives Fund-RSF Social Finance
Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaii Tourism Authority-Living Hawaiian Culture Program
County of Hawai‘i-Department of Research and Development

Community Partners

Hawai‘i FFA Foundation
North Kohala Eat Locally Grown
Laulima Center for Rural and Cooperative Development at the Kohala Center
Chris Trump
Jim Cain, King Laulau Poi Company