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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Jun 30, 2016

Key Takeaways from this Year’s National Farm to Cafeteria...

Stephanie Loui, FoodCorps Hawaiʻi Service Member

1. Farm to School is on the Move!
National Farm to School Network Executive Director and Co-founder Anupama Joshi kicked off the conference on a fortifying note, sharing recent successes in farm to school projects now happening in all 50 states and the District of...

Maryknoll School is ‘Living Green!’
Jun 30, 2016

Stephanie Conching, Teacher at Maryknoll School

Maryknoll School is "Living Green!" by incorporating sustainability and care for the...


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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...