KSWCD Mission Statement:
The mission of the Kona Soil and Water Conservation District is to encourage:

• the prevention of soil erosion,
• the conservation of water resources; and
• the prevention of floods.

Through education and working with federal, state and county agencies, the district shall cooperate with and assist managers of public lands, ranches and farms in North and South Kona Districts; in addition the KSWCD shall promote and encourage research, and dissemination of information to achieve the above.

KSWCD Resource Issues:
*Coastal resource management
*Flooding and soil erosion
*Community conservation awareness
*Recycling and waste management
*Watershed management planning
*Development and efficient use
of water resources

Kona’s Soil and Water Resource Concerns, Kuleana, and Actions Overcoming Challenges & Keeping Kona Green

by: Kona Soil and Water Conservation District

This book grew out of a belief that if people knew of our soil and water resources, how they came to be, and the threats they face, they would better appreciate and care for them.

Download the Free 28 Page PDF book.

You Are Invited To Join US!
The Kona Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors, Associate Directors, and interested community members meet at 7am the second Tuesday of every month.

Fall Winter 2018 Newsletter

Summer Fall 2018 Newsletter

Fall Spring 2017 Newsletter

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Winter 2017 Newsletter

Winter Spring 2016

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Summer 2015 Newsletter

Spring 2015 Newsletter

Final Report, County of Hawaii, Feral Pig Control Pilot Project, July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008 (PDF)

Kona SWCD Feral Swine and Kona Soils (PDF)

Ungulate Control Methods FINAL Mar 2007 (PDF)

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Spring 2014 Newsletter

2013 Annual Report

Winter 2013 Newsletter

SummerFall 2013 Newsletter

Summer 2013 Newsletter

Spring 2013 Newsletter

2012 Annual Report (PDF)

Flood Control Structure Tour

Click Here to see SW & Pacific Regions' Conference Presentations

Click Here to see PDF's showing North and South Kona floodways

Click Here For Kona Aquifiers Map

Winter '11 - Spring '12 Newsletter

Fall '11 Newsletter

Summer '11 Newsletter

Spring '11 Newsletter

Winter '10 Newsletter

Fall '10 Newsletter

Summer '10 Newsletter

March '10 Newsletter

December '09 Newsletter

September '09 Newsletter

March '09 Newsletter

July '09 Newsletter

December '08 Newsletter

August '08 Newsletter



81-948 Waena'Oihana Loop #101
Kealakekua, Hawai'i 96750

We're located off of Halekii Street,
below the Kealakekua Post Office.
Phone: (808) 322-2484, ext. 100