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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Feb 28, 2017

Staying Food-Informed for a Sustainable Future

Stephanie Loui, Food Corps Hawaiʻi Service Member

Now more than ever we eaters—that’s all of us—must stay attuned to what is happening to our food in the United States and around the world. Closely connected to our environmental fate, evolving technologies, labor rights, physical and mental health, food has the ability to...

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FoodCorps Hawai’i: A Year (and some) in Review
Jan 31, 2017

Stephanie Loui, Food Corps Hawaiʻi Service Member

Explaining my job depends on who I am talking to. For the briefest of introductions, I describe...

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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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