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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Jan 31, 2020

Future Farmers of America at Waipahu Intermediate

Alex Narrajos

Some serious innovation is being cultivated at Waipahu Intermediate School (WIS). Future Farmers of America (FFA) is a national youth organization that prepares members for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture. In Fall 2019, 8...

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ʻUlu (Breadfruit) Holiday Recipes
Nov 30, 2019

Alex Narrajos, ʻĀINA Program Coordinator

A meal is often more than just food - it is a way to bond a family or community, practice...

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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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