Browse the Land Parcels
Kamehameha Schools has identified six available parcels of land on the islands of O‘ahu and Hawai‘i Island to which contestants should tailor their business plans to in order to qualify.

KE‘EI, HAWAI‘I ISLAND

This parcel includes 3.7 acres in South Kona on Hawai‘i Island, zoned AG-1. Previous crops on this area of land included old coffee, common mango, avocado, banana, and ti plants.

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Pa‘ala‘a, O‘ahu

This parcel includes 5 acres on the North Shore of O‘ahu, zoned AG-1 and sits at sea level. Previous crops on this area of land included irrigated cane. Fencing will be installed on the perimeters.

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Pāhoehoe, Hawai‘i Island

This location includes two parcels, 3 and 6.5 acres, both zoned A-20a. The area receives a mean annual rainfall of about 171.55 inches. Water is provided by a meter connection to Pahoehoe Spring, and security is provided by a locked gate only accessible by farmers. Previous crops grown on this parcel include sweet potato from 2009 to 2012.

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Key Dates

July 1, 2014: Registration opens
Aug. 15, 2014: Registration & business plan summary deadline
Sept. 30, 2014: First round finalists notified

Nov. 30, 2014: Business Plan deadline Jan. 15, 2015: Finalists notified
Beginning 2015: Presentation to judges
Beginning 2015: Gala Event - Winners announced

Application Checklist
  • Registration Form
  • Three (3) proofs of Hawai‘i residency
  • Business Plan Summary
  • Financial Analysis
Disclaimer

* Land will be made available with free ground lease rent for up to 5 years, but contestants must pay Real Property Tax for that time. After year 5, contingent on the winner successfully implementing their plan per milestones to be mutually agreed upon by lessee and KS, the land will be leased for a longer term at normal KS agricultural lease rates.