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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Nov 30, 2018

Students Embark on Farm Field Trips to Learn About the Food...

Stephanie Loui

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Month, ‘ĀINA schools visited farms, loʻi and loko iʻa around Oʻahu to celebrate the local abundance of agriculture and fisheries that make up the local food system. 31 grade levels...

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Celebrating Farm to School with Local ‘Ulu Beef Stew
Oct 31, 2018

Stephanie Loui

This month, public schools throughout Hawaiʻi are putting a delicious, local and seasonally...

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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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