ʻĀINA In Schools

featured_resource_icon ʻĀINA Partners

The ʻĀINA In Schools program works closely with a number of stakeholder groups, both local and national; non-profit and business. These partners include agricultural organizations, farmers, chefs, restaurants, local food distribution companies, environmental groups, and health organizations. Key Partners include the National Farm to School Network, Hawaiʻi Farm to School & School Garden Hui, Oʻahu Farm to School Network, Hawaiʻi Nutrition & Physical Activity Coalition, Oʻahu Master Gardener Program, and the Hawaiʻi Environmental Education Alliance.

Down to Earth

Down to Earth is dedicated to improving the health of island communities through organic and natural products and a vegetarian lifestyle. Store locations in Honolulu, Kailua, Kapolei, Pearlridge, and Wailuku.


Hands in Helping Out (HiHO)

Hand in Helping Out (HiHO) assists individuals and groups to serve their community through volunteer opportunities that match their lifestyles, abilities and personal interests.


Hawaii Farm to School and School Garden Hui

Kokua Hawaii Foundation is a member of the Hawaii Farm to School and School Garden Hui, whose mission is to strengthen Hawaii’s statewide School Garden and Farm to School movement by supporting island networks in the areas of capacity building, resource development and sharing, professional development, and policy development and advocacy.


Hawaiian Earth Products

Hawaiian Earth Products has provided soil and compost for several of our AINA school gardens over the years. Mahalo!


Hoa Aina o Mākaha

Hoa Aina O Makaha is a 5-acre non-profit educational farm adjacent to Mākaha Elementary School. We have worked with Hoa Aina since 2006, when Makaha Elementary School joined the program. Most recently, we partnered to host the 2012 School Garden Workshop for Educators.


Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market generously supports Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation in a variety of ways. They regularly provide food donations to our 'AINA In Schools Nutrition Education program component and other Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation special events. Whole Foods Market carries a large selection of locally grown produce and is also a Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Partner Business, carrying Plastic Free Hawaʻi reusable...