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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Mar 31, 2018

It’s Turmeric Time!

Stephanie Loui, ʻAINA In Schools, Program Coordinator

Whether you’re a permanently yellow-stained veteran or an ʻolena (turmeric) newby, now is the time to snag some healthy rhizomes from your local market or farmer friends. Depending how many makua (mother plants) were planted the previous year, harvests could be anywhere...

2018 Legislative Bills to Watch
Feb 28, 2018

KHF Staff

The 2018 legislative session has just kicked off, and there are some great bills we hope you will...

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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...