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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Jul 31, 2020

Plastic Free July Educational Film Screenings

Jaclyn Johnson

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

The Story of Plastic
Viewing Period July 22-July 29
Register to watch this film here

Produced by the Story of Stuff Project, The Story of Plastic takes a sweeping look at...

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School Waste Reduction Tips
Jun 30, 2020

Jennifer Milholen, KHF Waste Reduction Coordinator

There is no doubt that the 2020-2021 school year will see change and adaptation on school...

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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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