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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Aug 31, 2015

Plastic Free Commitment Blog Series: Pack a Waste Free Lunch

Rachel Harvey, Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Program Manager

The Plastic Free Hawai‘i Commitment Card is made up of 10 independent and important commitments that can help reduce your plastic footprint. Our third commitment in this blog series is: Pack Waste-Free Lunches

As children head back to school for a new year, it is a great...

O’ahu DOE Schools Now Have Recycling On Campus!
Aug 31, 2015

To support the recycling and sustainability initiative of the DOE, all Oʻahu schools with...

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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...