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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Aug 31, 2019

A Better Way to go Back to School!

Mara Pyzel

The start of a new school year marks a new beginning and a new opportunity to make this year the least wasteful yet! Those supply lists and back-to-school needs can feel overwhelming and lead to stressful shopping - especially when you are trying to be mindful about your...

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Seed Saving
Aug 31, 2019

Stephanie Loui

Seed saving is a vital part of a healthy garden ecosystem and with the season’s current heat,...

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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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