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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Oct 31, 2016

Tricks to Healthy Halloween Treats

Stephanie Loui, FoodCorps Hawai'i Service Member

October is finally here and the ʻĀINA in Schools Team is thrilled to be celebrating the best holiday of the year… Farm to School Month!  Throughout the month of October, schools, farms, and community organizations across the country are celebrating healthy, locally grown...

Cooking with Kids Checklist: Food Safety Best Practices
Sep 30, 2016

Stephanie Loui, FoodCorps Hawai'i Service Member

October is around the corner which means educators, farmers, food producers and more are...

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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...