ʻĀINA In Schools

About ʻĀINA In Schools

ʻĀINA In Schools is a farm to school initiative that connects children
to their local land, waters, and food to grow a healthier Hawaiʻi.


ʻĀINA In Schools began in 2006, and focuses on:

• Addressing childhood health issues by fostering healthy eating habits;

• Encouraging environmental stewardship by connecting children to the land & water that sustains them;

• Contributing to a healthy local food system by supporting Hawaiʻi's farmers and their produce.
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    ‘ĀINA in Schools is comprised of
    Six Integrated Components

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Sep 30, 2019

Ocean Uprise Recap

Christian Robbins, KHF Intern

The average American spends 93% of their day indoors¹. With only 7% of each day spent outside, that boils down to only one half of one day per week outdoors. It is no wonder that our society seems to be so disconnected from the very planet that sustains our lives. This...

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Snack Hacks
Sep 30, 2019

Mara Pyzel

Is your snack situation a snooze? Reaching for a mid-morning healthy treat or an afternoon...

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Mililani Uka Elementary School

Mililani, Oʻahu

Mililani Uka started the ʻĀINA In Schools program in 2012, with an enthusiastic group of school staff and parents taking the lead to implement a strong program. The school has also hosted a Recycling Drive and created...

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