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June is World Ocean Month!  Celebrate with us in the Kōkua General Store

June 02, 2022

Happy World Ocean Month! Each year, June is dedicated to honoring our ocean. World Ocean Day is on June 8th and Every Day but you can find ways to celebrate the whole month. Take action or find events such as coastal cleanups, film screenings, ocean art and educational events all month!

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Kōkua Learning Farm Workdays

June 02, 2022

We welcomed lots of community members and partners to the Kōkua Learning Farm this past month! We started off with a large and energetic community workday where we tended the loʻi and constructed native wetland. The following week we worked alongside Sustainable Coastlines Hawaiʻi and MAʻO…

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Kōkua Learning Farm Youth Internship A Hui Hou Spring Interns, E Komo Mai Summer Interns!

June 02, 2022

Mahalo nui to our Spring 2022 Youth Interns! These keiki dedicated 15 weeks of their time and hard work this past semester to exploring and learning about sustainable agriculture methods and implementing them through various projects to grow and develop the farm. We celebrated with our interns…

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Subpod Workshop on the Kōkua Learning Farm

June 02, 2022

Interested in learning more about composting with worms? Join us for a vermicomposting workshop with Kathryn Roberts from Subpod on Monday, June 13 from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Kōkua Learning Farm! This workshop is open to educators, community members, and anyone interested in learning about…

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Kōkua General Store Meet the Maker Highlight, AIM HI

June 02, 2022

]We love small businesses! Meet Betty, owner of AIM HI, a clean and simple beauty brand handcrafted with organic plant-based, highly effective, fresh, nutritious, skin-loving ingredients. Betty handcrafts all of her products right down the road from the Kōkua General Store in Waialua. Come…

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ʻĀINA In Schools End of Year Garden Parties (Solomon, Sunset Beach, Lāʻie)

June 02, 2022

Solomon Elementary School celebrated in style at their End of Year Garden Party on May 13th with over 100 students and family members in attendance! Activities during the celebration included a Sunflower Seed Harvest, an “Exotic Vegetable Petting Zoo”, a Chef Visit where participants made…

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3Rs School Program Final Drive of the Year!

June 02, 2022

Pearl City Elementary School successfully hosted the last 3Rs School Recycling Drive of the school year! In total this school year, 21 recycling drives were held at 21 public schools, an estimated amount of 237,802 lbs of material was collected (including 236 gallons of used household cooking…

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Sustainable Coastlines Hawaiʻi Compost Machine

June 02, 2022

Last week , Sustainable Coastlines Hawaiʻi announced their latest project – one of the first-ever permitted food waste composting systems in Hawai'i!  KHF is proud to be a partner who helped SCH bring the Green Mountain Technologies Earth Flow unit to the islands and we hope to see more coming…

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