Plastic Free Hawaiʻi

Plastic Free Schools

Sunset Beach Elementary School

Haleʻiwa, Oʻahu
http://sbes.k12.hi.us/

SBES joined the ʻĀINA In Schools program in 2006. Volunteer parents and donors support the schools’ healthy snack program.

Program Participation
Mini-Grants
  • Eco Explorers: Finding Eco Solutions through Campaigning on Campus
  • Outdoor Classroom No Child Left Behind
  • Sun Power
  • Beach Buddies
  • Scrap the Cap
  • Bucket Gardens
  • Plant a Card in Your Yard
  • Reusable Water Bottles
Nutrition Education
  • 'ĀINA Nutrition Lessons
Garden-Based Learning
  • 'ĀINA Garden Lessons
  • 'ĀINA Garden Club
  • Fruit Tree Orchard
Healthy Food on Campus
  • Fresh Choice Salad Bar
  • 'ĀINA Kine Healthy Snack Program supported by parent volunteers
  • 'ĀINA Kine Student Farmers' Market (2009 - 2012)
Agricultural Literacy
  • Farm Field Trips: Waihuena Farm, Tin Roof Ranch, Kahuku Farms
  • Chef Visits: Chef Nina Beatty
Waste Reduction
  • 3R's School Recycling Program
  • 'ĀINA Composting Lessons, Vermicomposting and Traditional Composting
  • Cafeteria Waste Audit
  • Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drive, November 2013
Family and Community Outreach
  • “Bag It” screening, November 2011
  • “Truck Farm” screening, January 2012
  • "Ingredients" screening, March 2013
  • 'ĀINA In Schools featured in school newsletters
  • ʻĀINA Team recruits parent volunteers at school events