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Farm to School Field Trips for Educators Highlight

March 25, 2019
By: Stephanie Loui

As part of the ʻĀINA in Schools PDE-3 course, teachers gain access to educational resources both in and outside of the classroom. In addition to curriculum trainings, teachers attend field-trips throughout the year to learn about environmental stewardship, farming, coastal restoration and...

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Simplifying the Holidays with Upcycled Crafts

December 19, 2018
By: Stephanie Loui

This Month, Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation is once again partnering with Terri Langley of Bliss Healthy Foods to “Simplify the Holidays” at Oʻahu schools. Whether you wish to reduce your holiday packaging, create a personalized gift, or explore a fun craft for keiki and ʻohana, these short, fun, and...

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Students Embark on Farm Field Trips to Learn About the Food System

November 19, 2018
By: Stephanie Loui

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Month, ‘ĀINA schools visited farms, loʻi and loko iʻa around Oʻahu to celebrate the local abundance of agriculture and fisheries that make up the local food system. 31 grade levels from 14 schools...

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Celebrating Farm to School with Local ‘Ulu Beef Stew

October 10, 2018
By: Stephanie Loui

This month, public schools throughout Hawaiʻi are putting a delicious, local and seasonally abundant product on the lunchline: ‘Ulu! Also known as breadfruit, ʻulu is an important staple throughout the Pacific, celebrated for its many uses and most famously, its generous fruiting season. As...

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