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North Kohala Community Resource Center, located in Hawi, Hawaii, provides local support, bridges to funding and education for projects that benefit the North Kohala community.

A Great Way to Love Kohala

Since NKCRC became incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 2002, we have provided development support and fiscal sponsorship for more than 125 projects that continue to benefit the North Kohala community.

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NKCRC’s 2nd Annual Recognition Evening at Historic Puakea Ranch, Saturday, April 12, 2014, 5-9:30 p.m.

Tickets are selling fast! Join us for a spectacular evening of delicious local food and lively music as we honor some of our agricultural project organizers.
Enjoy a “Taste of Kohala” – Pupu & Desserts coordinated by Peter Pomeranze of Sushi Rock/Trio and also provided by Merriman’s, Bamboo, Gill’s Lanai, Sweet Potato Kitchen, King’s View Café, Kohala Coffee Mill, Da Fish House,Kapena 2 Tommy Bahama Café, and other Kohala favorites.
Featuring Live Entertainment by

Includes two Free Drinks/Cash Bar
Live & Silent Auction
Reserved Seating $65 Open Seating $50
Tickets available at NKCRC or call 889-5523 - Mastercard/VISA accepted

Check out our Live Auction page for a sneak peek of the items to be sold at the Event!

Akoni Pule's Legacy Honored with Highway Marker

For the many visitors and newcomers who have wondered about the name of the coastal highway that leads from Kawaihae to Pololu, the mystery is over. On July 7, members of the Pule `ohana joined the staff and directors of the North Kohala Community Resource Center to dedicate a new sign board which explains who Akoni Pule was, his contributions to North Kohala, and why the highway was named for him. Continue Reading We invite you to learn more about NKCRC....If you would like to find out more about NKCRC, its history and the people who make it a great organization - please see these links.

Find out more about NKCRC’s projects....NKCRC has been actively involved in providing bridges to funding for innovative projects since 2001. Please see these links for projects created and delivered by the North Kohala community.

Give....Your contributions are vital to NKCRC and its programs. You can play an important role in supporting NKCRC and the community. If you would like to find out more about the many ways to give - please see these links...

Want to Find Out More?The Board and Staff of NKCRC welcome your ideas and questions. Please contact us if you would like more details, or visit our FAQ's page.

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Beautiful North Kohala t-shirts now available at the NKCRC

The Kohala Welcome Center is now selling high-quality, colorful North Kohala t-shirts! Call the NKCRC if you would like more information about how to purchase one for yourself, a loved one, or a friend.

NKCRC Welcomes Several New Projects in late 2013

We are pleased to welcome Hula Halau Mana'olana 'O Kohala, Hula Halau O Kukui Aloha 'O Kohala, and Kohala Radio. The two halau are sister groups who will work cooperatively as their leaders, Hope Keawe and Leia Lawrence, study and prepare to become kumu hula. Kohala Radio is led by a diverse group of organizers seeking to bring a local community radio station to Kohala.

Annual E-auction held in November 2013

Mahalo to all of you who supported the Center by donating or buying items in our annual online auction. This is a great way to support the Center either by donating an item or by making a bid. Mark your calendars for next fall's 2014 auction - there's something for everyone!

'Kohala Welcome Center' Celebrates Two Years

The Kohala Welcome Center saw 13,689 visitors come through its doors in 2013! The Welcome Center continues to provide clean public restrooms and a beautiful hallway of storyboards for both the community and visitors to enjoy. Kohala books, music, T-shirts, caps and maps for sale help to support the work of the Resource Center. To learn more about the opening of the Kohala Welcome Center, Continue Reading Here

Hawaii Business magazine cites NKCRC in the November 2011 edition

The magazine selects six standout nonprofits in Hawaii for a feature article. Check it out at Hawaii Business

Our Most Recent Newsletters & Annual Reports

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North Kohala Community Resource Center
Based in Hawi, North Kohala, Hawaii.
Providing local support, bridges to funding and education for projects that benefit the community of North Kohala.
55-3393 Akoni Pule Hwy., Hawi | 1-808-889-5523