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, 2017

Edible SchoolYard Academy

Stephanie Loui, FoodCorps Service Member

Last month, with support from Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation, I along with three ʻĀINA in Schools docents and educators attended the Eden of school gardens: The Edible Schoolyard Project (ESY) based in Berkeley, California. Founded 20 years ago as a collaborative project between...

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North Shore Residents Step Up to Replace Ocean-Polluting...
Jul 31, 2017

Doorae Shin

Nearly all of Hawaiʻi’s beach parks are equipped with bright red flags that quicklydegrade,...

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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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