ʻĀINA In Schools

About ʻĀINA In Schools

ʻĀINA In Schools is a farm to school initiative that connects children
to their local land, waters, and food to grow a healthier Hawaiʻi.

ʻĀINA In Schools began in 2006, and focuses on:

• Addressing childhood health issues by fostering healthy eating habits;

• Encouraging environmental stewardship by connecting children to the land & water that sustains them;

• Contributing to a healthy local food system by supporting Hawaiʻi's farmers and their produce.
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    ‘ĀINA in Schools is comprised of
    Six Integrated Components

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Feb 29, 2016

The Who, What, and Why of Wellness Committees in Hawaiʻi...

Stephanie Loui, FoodCorps Hawaiʻi Service Member

With 2016 underway and the New Year festivities behind us, it’s easy to slip up on all of those lofty eat-better-sleep-more-lose-weight-resolutions that seemed so promising just a few short weeks ago… Luckily for our keiki and by extension, the rest of us, there are...

Preserving the Past to Plant for the Future
Jan 31, 2016

Stephanie Loui, FoodCorps Hawaiʻi Service Member

Makahiki season is in full swing and the ‘ĀINA in Schools Hawaiian Garden curriculum is more...

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Mililani Uka Elementary School

Mililani, Oʻahu

Mililani Uka started the ʻĀINA In Schools program in 2012, with an enthusiastic group of school staff and parents taking the lead to implement a strong program. The school has also hosted a Recycling Drive and created...