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, 2020

How to Plant a Garden at Home

Alex Narrajos, ʻĀINA In Schools Program Cooridnator

With many restrictions in Hawaiʻi changing daily, folks are finding themselves home more than ever. One activity that has gained popularity all over the world is at-home gardening! Not only does gardening provide an opportunity for outdoor exercise and improved mental and...

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Plastic Free July Educational Film Screenings
Jul 31, 2020

Jaclyn Johnson

Check out some of these educational films to learn more about the issues around plastic...

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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...

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