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, 2016

Hawaiian Harvest Holiday Sides

Stephanie Loui, Food Corps Hawaiʻi Service Member

For many of us, the holiday season marks the celebration of family and well-being, of coming together with our loved ones, often around the dinner table. Celebrating with food is not just about filling our bellies but an expression of love, of bountifulness, and of...

2016 Holiday Craft Fairs
Nov 30, 2016

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Staff

Please check out craft fairs hosted by local schools and other artisans around the island...

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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...