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Mahalo First Hawaiian Bank!

July 23, 2018
By: Stephanie Loui

School gardens need many hands to thrive and the ʻĀINA In Schools program is continuing to make connections with local partners and friends to help our gardens grow. This summer, with enormous support from First Hawaiian Bank’s Community Care service program, two ʻĀINA schools received major...

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ʻOhana Activities Around the ʻĀina

June 25, 2018
By: Stephanie Loui

Summer break is in full-swing and so is the summer lineup for ʻohana activities happening all over the island. Whether you and your keiki want to spend the afternoon interacting with nature or cooling down in a nature exhibit, there are plenty of ways to keep keiki active, engaged, and having...

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ʻĀINA Garden Club Art

May 25, 2018
By: Stephanie Loui

This year, fifteen ‘ĀINA Schools are participating in weekly ʻĀINA Garden Club activities with dedicated Garden Club Advisors from their school communities. Students plant gardens, create art, write, and eat healthy snacks with peers and mentors. Garden Clubs fuel students’ appreciation for and...

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Hawaiʻi Foam Ban Update

March 22, 2018
By: Doorae Shin, Plastic Free Hawaiʻi, Program Manager

On Friday, March 16, there was another hearing for SB2498, which would ban foam foodware from our islands. The widespread support and turnout were an incredible success, with 500 individuals, restaurants, businesses in support and the usual 4-5 business/industry representatives in opposition....

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