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, 2015

Bring Your Own Bag Hawaiʻi! Celebrate and Support the July...

Rachel Harvey, Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Program Manager

The Honolulu City and County ban on single-use plastic bags at check out finally goes into effect on July 1, 2015. This will make Hawaiʻi the first state with an implemented bag ban across all counties. An amazing feat and a hard fought journey!

For more than 5 years, a...

2015 Plastic Free Hawaii School Mural
Apr 30, 2015

Iroquois Point Elementary School

How were the materials collected?
Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! To create our Kokua Hawai'i...

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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...