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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Nov 30, 2015

ʻĀINA Chef Gets Students Excited About Cooking Close to...

by Stephanie Loui, FoodCorps Hawaii Service Member

October was Farm to School Month and ‘ĀINA In Schools kicked off its first ʻĀINA Chef Visit of the year at Lanikai Public Charter School with private chef, Sean Congdon and his wife, Bella. Armed with boxes of Ho Farms Black Beauty eggplant, a rainbow of kale varieties, and...

Plastic Free Commitment Blog Series: Cut Out Plastic...
Nov 30, 2015

Doorae Shin, KHF Waste Reduction Coordinator

The Plastic Free Hawai‘i Commitment Card is made up of 10 independent and important...

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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...