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  • Kamehameha Schools Land Assets Division
    22 million dollars in infrastructure improvements to help farmers increase food production on KS agricultural lands These improvements include Preparing additional acreage to provide new farm business opportunities Repairing aging irrigations systems Installing fencing crop processing facilities and roads Providing financial support to various organizations and programs that offer land based eco cultural education to future generations of farmers Supporting the cattle industry by running trials in forage paddock use rotational grazing and silvopastoral models combining forestry and cattle grazing We are committed for the long term to cultivating food generating renewable energy and growing timber resources that would enhance our independence from the importation of life supporting goods and services Today we are currently managing roughly 800 agreements in agriculture which is more than any other private landowner in Hawai i Partnering with others for a sustainable Hawai i Mahalo to the more than 800 agricultural producers whose labor and dedication help to promote local agriculture and support the Schools educational mission Sumida Farms 98 160 Kamehameha Hwy Aiea HI 96701 808 488 4517 Read their story Seneca Klassen I m convinced that the North Shore of O ahu represents some of the most interesting and dynamic conditions for cacao anywhere in Hawai i Read their story Otsuji Farm 459 Pakala St Honolulu HI 96825 808 368 1135 www otsujifarm com Read their story Daily Fix 78 6915 Palekana Rd Holualoa HI 96725 808 322 9445 www dailyfixcoffee com Read their story Hawaii Lowline Cattle Co 46 3930 Puaono Rd Honoka a HI 96727 808 896 2140 www hawaiilowline com Read their story Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory 78 6772 Makenawai St Kailua Kona HI 96740 808 322 2626 www ohcf us Read their story Jill Andrade Mattos With the climate natural salt and guinea grass we can finish cattle

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/land/supporting-farmers/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Kamehameha Schools Land Assets Division
    of the young trees for the young ali i After we have gone they will not be poor because we did not under stand that this source of wealth will benefit the young ali i in the future I Hawai i n nā Hawai i i ka āina Hawaiians are Hawaiians because of this land The adage above serves as a passionate reminder of the reason Hawai i s landscapes are so important to po e Hawai i Hawai i s people and Kamehameha s beneficiaries and mission It is a core principle that drives the work of Kamehameha s Mālama Āina natural resources stewardship and Wahi Kūpuna cultural resources stewardship programs Kamehameha Schools has a long history of stewardship over its natural and cultural resources dating back to the early 1900s when trustees set aside lands in Kona mauka as a forest reserve Today the Natural and Cultural Resources Management NCRM team at Kamehameha Schools provides guidance regulatory compliance and stewardship programs for Kamehameha Schools landholdings statewide across five islands and 364 000 acres The genealogies of our people recognize a shared ancestry with the land and all the native life that exist upon them plants birds fish insects aquifers weather systems and land forms Just as these elements evolved over many years to create the unique native ecosystems and landscapes of Hawai i so too have those ecosystems shaped the cultural identity traditions and practices of Hawaiians as a people Amber Nāmaka Whitehead Ecologist at Kamehameha Schools The NCRM team supports the efforts of various Kamehameha Schools groups and works with cultural environmental and community organizations and individuals to identify protect and preserve the natural and cultural landscapes of Kamehameha Schools lands The NCRM mandate is to enhance and sustain Hawai i s resources base to support the

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/land/managing-resources/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Kamehameha Schools Land Assets Division
    Supply locally grown products ideally from KS lands to KS campuses and facilities Strategy 2A Farm to Facilities Increase the amount of local agricultural products purchased by KS campuses and facilities having them purchase food from KS and or local farmers via an efficient distribution network Goal 3 Restore and revitalize traditional systems lo i loko i a and dryland field systems Strategy 3A Mahi ai ku una It is central to the Schools mission to dedicate a portion of its lands to traditional crops and to make investments in assisting the perpetuation of these crops Strategy 3B Kanu Hawai i Preserve and perpetuate traditional cultivars and cropping The number purity and availability of native agricultural and medicinal Hawaiian plants are a serious concern and KS should take a role in protecting our heritage plants Goal 4 Support agricultural education business planning and farmer certification programs Strategy 4A Knowledge is Key Facilitate farmer education programs especially in agribusiness planning crop innovation disease pest control and financing Promote KS farmer certification in critical need areas such as food safety and organic farming Strategy 4B Growing Farmers Kamehameha Schools education community and agriculture efforts should be integrated to help create the next generation of farmers Goal 5 Actively engage in agricultural marketing and media Strategy 5A Communicate with our Farmers Develop internal media mechanisms primarily aimed at KS farmers and stakeholders Strategy 5B Promote Hawai i Ag Develop marketing and media aimed at promoting agriculture as an industry in Hawai i Goal 6 Strategically invest in agricultural support facilities and infrastructure Strategy 6A Water the People s Food Strategically invest in irrigation projects to increase the value and productivity of KS agricultural lands Strategy 6B Process Distribute and Market Develop improved processing distribution and marketing capabilities in key diversified agricultural areas Strategy

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/land/our-ag-plan/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Kamehameha Schools Land Assets Division
    com pacific Keauhou mural honors the region s cultural heritage January 21 2015 hawaii247 com Kamehameha Schools seeks agricultural land label December 16 2014 westhawaiitoday com Special AG status sought for acreage December 16 2014 staradvertiser com Kamehameha Schools seeks to reclassify 10k acres on Oahu as important agricultural lands December 16 2014 bizjournals com pacific Restoration of koa forest improves endangered Hawaiian bird habitat December 2 2014 hawaii247 com Solar farm OK d for Royal Kunia site December 1 2014 staradvertiser com Grant will fund native forest restoration November 15 2014 westhawaiitoday com SAY WATT State s largest farm OK d November 14 2014 staradvertiser com Farms compete for best coffee title November 13 2014 westhawaiitoday com Can Hawaii feed itself November 10 2014 hawaiibusiness com How I help restore Hawaii s natural resources and build a workforce focusing on sustainability November 7 2014 bizjournals com pacific Kona Coffee Cultural Festival kicks off Friday November 4 2014 www westhawaiitoday com State defers Waiawa solar farm decision October 31 2014 staradvertiser com Waiawa could host vast solar farm October 23 2014 staradvertiser com UH West Oahu receives Kamehameha Schools grant October 22 2014 hawaii edu Landowners offer to maintain part of Lower Hamakua Ditch October 4 2014 westhawaiitoday com Several landowners offer to maintain portion of Lower Hamakua Ditch October 4 2014 hawaiitribune herald com Progress in effort to save Hawaii s endangered birds September 29 2014 hawaiitribune herald com Programs introduce youth to ag careers September 16 20144 hawaiitribune herald com Proceeds from the Hawaii Food and Wine festival to benefit farmers suffering damage from Iselle August 28 2014 hawaiinewsnow com Poke Contest Proceeds Benefit Palamanui Campus Kitchen August 21 2014 hawaiitribune herald com about town 8 18 14 August 18 2014 westhawaiitoday com Coffee association celebrates quality August 16 2014 hawaiitribune herald com Kamehameha Schools presents check to Equip the Kitchen August 13 2014 hawaii247 com In Breif Schools August 13 2014 westhawaiitoday com Deadline approaches for Kamehameha Schools contest to give five year agriculture land leases August 13 2014 bizjournals com pacific Planning Document Shows Proposal For Keauhou Beach Hotel Demolishment August 12 2014 westhawaiitoday com New future in plans for Keauhou Beach Hotel August 12 2014 kitv com Hawaii s Mao Organic Farms struggles to keep up with demand Slideshow August 4 2014 bizjournals com pacific Hawaii wood show features Binh Pho workshops July 23 2014 hawaii247 com Roast Roots Event brings local farmers products into focus July 20 2014 westhawaiitoday com Da Kine Call for entries July 16 2014 staradvertiser com Former Big Island planning director among 3 named to Hawaii land board July 14 2014 bizjournals com pacific Land board gains 3 new members July 13 2014 staradvertiser com Abercrombie fills vacancies on land board ethics panel July 12 2014 staradvertiser com Former Hawaii County planning director Christopher Yuen appointed to state land board July 12 2014 westhawaiitoday com Governor appoints 3 members to Board of Land and Natural resources July 11 2014 hawaiifreepress

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/land/news/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Kamehameha Schools Land Assets Division
    resources to support marketing of specific produce and value added opportunities and support for individual farm operations all things to make it easier for interested organic farmers to get started Has Kamehameha made any changes to its land management philosophies since the end of the sugar plantation era Over the last 15 years and particularly since the development of the Strategic Agricultural Plan SAP in 2009 Kamehameha has migrated from passive land management to active agricultural engagement and stewardship We currently manage more than 800 agreements in agriculture more than any other private land owner in Hawai i The SAP allows us to take a holistic view of our landholdings and to balance educational cultural environmental economic and community returns It also spells out specific goals and benchmarks over the next 20 30 years for increasing market share of locally grown produce restoring and revitalizing traditional agricultural systems increasing renewable energy opportunities and providing local jobs This direct approach coupled with our significant financial investment in infrastructure has led to an incredible diversity of crops on our land today How did Kamehameha Schools determine the best land use for its former Waialua Sugar land After the shutdown of Waialua Sugar operations in Kawailoa 11 000 agricultural acres were immediately available In 2006 we partnered with Stanford University environmental researchers at the Natural Capital Project and embarked on a two year process of collecting data and modeling scenarios in order to help inform the planning for this abandoned sugar plantation Using a software tool called InVEST the researchers proposed three land use scenarios growing sugarcane for fuel diversifying agriculture and forestry or selling the lands for a residential housing development Ultimately we decided to reinvest in diversified agriculture and the final plan for the North Shore received the American Planning Association s 2011 National Planning Excellence Award for Innovation in Sustaining Places For more information on the Stanford Report visit http news stanford edu news 2012 april hawaii land management 042412 html Does Kamehameha Schools lease land to Monsanto in Hawai i Monsanto farms 400 of KS 11 000 acres at Kawailoa Plantation Their lease totals 1 033 acres a small portion of the more than 180 000 agricultural acres under KS kuleana throughout the state The balance of the property they lease is maintained as buffer zones and other ancillary uses such as office and processing space How long has Monsanto been leasing from KS Monsanto s lease was originally issued to another company in 1996 In 1999 the original lessee sold their interest and assigned their lease to Monsanto Monsanto has been our lessee since Why did KS allow Monsanto to lease its lands There are several reasons Monsanto s lease was originally assigned to another company which used its right to sell their lease to Monsanto in 1999 Monsanto occupies and maintains fields that are irrigated with water supplied from Lake Wilson in Wahiawā Water from Lake Wilson cannot be used directly on food crops because of its

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/land/faq/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Video: The Legacy of a Princess | Kamehameha Schools
    Maui Tri campus success stories Uniforms Learning centers and archives KS Connect Community education Find a program for your child KS preschools Distance Learning Ka Pua Initiative Help and support Admissions and enrollment Financial aid and scholarships Ho oulu Hawaiian Data Center KS resource centers Endowment About our endowment Commercial real estate Agriculture and conservation Alumni Pauahi Foundation Giving opportunities About us About Kamehameha Schools About Pauahi Trustees and executives I Mua Newsroom Publications and resources Kamehameha Schools Strategic Plan 2015 2020 Kamehameha Publishing Charles Reed Bishop Trust Find a job at KS Join our mailing list Contact us Video The Legacy of a Princess The Legacy of a Princess pays tribute to Ke Ali i Bernice Pauahi Bishop the woman whose vision has given so much to her people This video provides an overview of the history programs and current initiatives of Kamehameha Schools as told through the many voices of those who share in Pauahi s legacy Campus education KS Hawai i KS Kapālama KS Maui Tri campus success stories Uniforms Learning centers and archives KS Connect Community education Find a program for your child KS preschools Distance Learning Ka Pua Initiative Help and support Admissions and enrollment

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  • Mission and vision | Kamehameha Schools
    oulu Hawaiian Data Center KS resource centers Endowment About our endowment Commercial real estate Agriculture and conservation Alumni Pauahi Foundation Giving opportunities About us About Kamehameha Schools About Pauahi Trustees and executives I Mua Newsroom Publications and resources Kamehameha Schools Strategic Plan 2015 2020 Kamehameha Publishing Charles Reed Bishop Trust Find a job at KS Join our mailing list Contact us Mission and vision Mission Kamehameha Schools mission is to fulfill Pauahi s desire to create educational opportunities in perpetuity to improve the capability and well being of people of Hawaiian ancestry Vision Kamehameha Schools is a dynamic and nurturing learning community committed to educational excellence We assist people of Hawaiian ancestry to achieve their highest potential as good and industrious men and women We do so by contributing to their development as people who are grounded in spiritual and Christian values intellectually emotionally and socially self reliant resourceful resilient life long learners equipped with the skills they need to succeed in endeavors of their choosing responsible ethical contributing members of their multi cultural and diverse communities and prepared to practice and perpetuate the Hawaiian values and traditions of Ke Ali i Pauahi Campus education KS Hawai i KS Kapālama

    Original URL path: http://www.ksbe.edu/about_us/about_kamehameha_schools/mission_and_vision/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Governance policy | Kamehameha Schools
    Trustees and executives I Mua Newsroom Publications and resources Kamehameha Schools Strategic Plan 2015 2020 Kamehameha Publishing Charles Reed Bishop Trust Find a job at KS Join our mailing list Contact us Governance policy In accordance with the Will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop the Board of Trustees the Board of the Kamehameha Schools KS is composed of five individuals who are equally vested with the responsibility and duty of collectively carrying out the testamentary wishes of Bernice Pauahi Bishop as set forth in her Will and two codicils thereto as construed by judicial decisions concerning KS KS governance policy has been developed to provide the framework within which the Board of Trustees would be guided in the execution of their fiduciary duties As stated herein the Trustees have the highest of fiduciary duties recognized by law As such it is not only essential that they are fully aware of this responsibility and the obligations inherent in this responsibility but they must ensure that their actions decisions and conduct be of the highest standards and that the values of Bernice Pauahi Bishop expected of her Trustees are never compromised One of the values that Bernice Pauahi Bishop expected of every Trustee is loyalty loyalty above all else to the persons intended to benefit from the purposes expressed in the Will to ensure that it is never placed at risk in fulfilling the legacy of her Will Consequently if for any reason a Trustee cannot fulfill or has violated his her fiduciary duties and obligations he or she without hesitation must voluntarily and loyally resign as a Trustee It is understood that the governance policy will be modified from time to time for reasons of clarifying the policy or because of organizational or process changes What cannot be changed or modified however

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