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Jack Johnson Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Benefit Show Impact Report

September 01, 2022

 

We are excited to share with you the Impact Report from KHF Co-Founder Jack Johnson’s Benefit Shows! All proceeds raised benefited the Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation and support our mission of bringing environmental education to the schools and communities of Hawaiʻi. Mahalo to all who joined…

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Kōkua General Store Upcycle Hawaiʻi Workshop

September 01, 2022

This September we are having a Meet the Maker event with Mattie Larson of Upcycle Hawaiʻi! Join us on Saturday, September 10th from 11am to 3pm inside the Kōkua General Store for a hands-on workshop with Mattie! Mattie is the founder of Upcycle Hawaiʻi, which specializes in turning trash into…

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Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation is Hiring - Sales Associate

September 01, 2022

Join our team! We are hiring a Sales Associate to support our customers, build community, and promote low-waste lifestyles and sustainable local food systems in Hawaiʻi through KHF’s mission-aligned businesses. This role is between 15-30 hours per week and must have weekend availability. The…

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Kōkua Learning Farm Workdays

September 01, 2022

August was a busy month of preparation, garden care, and planting on the Kōkua Learning Farm. At our monthly Community Workday, we welcomed the largest group of volunteers to date! Over 100 volunteers assisted in prepping and planting the ʻĀINA Demonstration Garden for the first ʻĀINA educator…

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Kōkua Learning Farm Fall Youth Internship Program

September 01, 2022

The Kōkua Learning Farm Fall Youth Internship Program starts September 7th! This program is open to students from Wahiawā to Kahuku who attend Leilehua HS, Waialua HIS, and Kahuku HIS. Private and homeschool students from these areas are also welcomed and encouraged to apply. Students from…

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ʻĀINA In Schools

September 01, 2022

 

Curriculum Training for Educators

ʻOn August 13th, we welcomed 25 educators from 14 Oʻahu schools for our first ʻĀINA Curriculum Training on the Kōkua Learning Farm! The training included hands-on rotations on the ʻĀINA In Schools Garden, Compost, and Nutrition lessons, tips on working…

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3Rs School Recycling Drives

September 01, 2022

3Rs School Recycling Drives for September 2022

Saturday, September 10th 9am-11am - Mililani Uka Elementary

Saturday, September 17th 9am-11am - Pālolo Elementary School

Saturday, September 24th 9am-11am - Solomon Elementary School 


Congratulations to Sunset Beach Elementary School -...

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KHF Field Trip Grants

September 01, 2022

Hauʻula Elementary fourth graders recently visited Waimea Valley for their first field trip of the year. It was also the first Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation funded field trip this school year! Students learned about the ahupuaʻa system and the hale being built in the valley. The keiki worked in…

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HYSC Application Open

September 01, 2022

 

Applications are open for Kupu & Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation’s 2022-2023 Hawaiʻi Youth Sustainability Challenge (HYSC). HYSC is a program that empowers Hawaiʻi youth to create solutions to sustainability and conservation challenges facing their schools and communities. Students in grades 9-12…

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Donate to KHF through Foodland’s Give Aloha Program

September 01, 2022

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation is participating in Give Aloha, Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts Program! From September 1-30 donations to Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation will be accepted at checkout at all Foodland, Sack N Save, and Foodland Farms stores statewide. In order to make a donation,...

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Food Trees for Schools Initiative Application Open- Deadline September 7

September 01, 2022

Our friends at the Hawaiʻi Farm to School Hui (F2S Hui) with funding support from Bank of Hawaiʻi announced the launch of the  Food Trees for Schools (FTS) Initiative! Is your school a DOE PreK-12 public or charter school? Does your school have an interest in planting food trees on campus?  If…

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GROW O‘ahu School Garden Basics Training for Educators!

September 01, 2022

 

Registration is now open for a FREE series of four hands-on workshops for PreK-12 educators on O‘ahu seeking to build their garden growing and garden-based teaching skills! These workshops are  provided by UH CTAHR and O‘ahu Farm to School Network in partnership with GoFarm Hawai‘i....

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Tribenni Fundraising that’s good for the planet

September 01, 2022

 

Tribenni is a new way to fundraise that allows you to raise money through doing good in your community! The platform links those in need of funding with nonprofits in need of volunteers. Each campaign on Tribenni is tied to an act of community service. People pledge to support the campaign…

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