How will the KHCB Funds be used?
The CAC invites community groups and non-profit organizations to apply for the HCB Funding for projects that will benefit the Kekaha Community. Proposed projects should cover one or more of the following areas listed below:
Such projects could include but are not limited to CBO sponsored projects that provide a venue for the residents of kekaha to participate in income generating enterprises within their community. Examples of Economic Revitalization projects are craft fairs, farmer's markets, ect.
Such projects could include but are not limited to renovation/rehabilitation of a public, community-based or private non-profit service center/facility; neighborhood restoration/ beautification activities, (graffiti removal / litter pick-ups), etc.
Environmental/ Sustainability Programs
Such projects could include but are not limited to programs that meet present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to also meet their needs. Examples of environmental/ sustainability programs are agribulture and aquaculture projects (i.e., community gardens/projects (i.e., solar, photovoltaic, and wind power.
Education / Cultural / Art Programs
Such projects would include programs that would support formal / informal and cultural education opportunities including vocational educational opportunities.
Health / Wellness Programs
Such projects could include but are not limited to programs that maintain and improve the health of the Kekaha Community including sports programs
Human Services Programs
Such projects are intended to target keiki and kupuna programs
How should the HCB Funds be used?
In 2009, a Community Survey was taken
throughout the residents to see how they thought
the HCB Funds should be used. 553 surveys were
returned and below are the results. We would like
you tell us if you think these priorities have changed
over the past few years.
Please fill out the short on line suvey.
2009 KEKAHA COMMUNITY SURVEY
Improve Kekaha Beach Park (233)
Improve the Kekaha Community Center (223)
Begin funding for a community pool (198)
Renewable energy programs/projects (159)
Improve drainage on Kekaha Road (150)