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, 2014

Bring your own reusable bag!

Rachel Harvey


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Jack Johnson Celebrates Food Revolution Day
May 31, 2014

Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson, musician and co-founder of the Kokua Hawai’i Foundation, harvesting kalo with 4th...

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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...