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Refreshing Summer Recipes

July 18, 2019
By: Stephanie Loui

Summer is heating up which means an abundance of delicious fruits like mango, lychee, and citrus! Take advantage of these amazing, seasonal flavors with a few fail-proof recipes to cool you down and up your tropical fruit game.


Flavored Water
For some heat-free cooking options, one of the...

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#PlasticFreeJuly is Here!

July 15, 2019
By: Mara Pyzel

It’s July which means summer is in full swing! School is out, temperatures are up, and everyone is flocking outdoors! It’s time for barbecues and beach days, providing plenty of opportunities to go plastic free! Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation, along with Plastic Free July, invite you to join us in...

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Soil Situations: Putting Garden Beds to Sleep

June 03, 2019
By: Stephanie Loui

As the school year comes to a close, many ‘ĀINA garden beds are going dormant, giving them time to replenish soil nutrients and life. Ideally, schools use cover crops, shade cloths, other organic materials or a combination of all three to help keep the soil healthy until Fall when students...

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Chef Visits for Earth Month

April 29, 2019
By: Stephanie Loui

April is Earth Month and to celebrate Hawaiʻi’s local agricultural abundance, Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation's ‘ĀINA in Schools program partners with community chefs to bring healthy, “Close to the Source” recipes into the classroom all month long.

From well-known names like Ed Kenney and Mark...

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