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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Sep 30, 2016

Cooking with Kids Checklist: Food Safety Best Practices

Stephanie Loui, FoodCorps Hawai'i Service Member

October is around the corner which means educators, farmers, food producers and more are gearing up to celebrate National Farm to School Month and Food Day on October 24th! For those planning Harvest Parties, classroom visits with local Chefs, or just cooking (and eating)...

Plastic-Free School Lunch Guide: Alternatives to Ziplocs,...
Aug 31, 2016

Doorae Shin, Waste Reduction Coordinator, Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation

As we work towards reducing single-use plastics from our daily lives, we can look to the plethora...

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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...