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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Oct 31, 2017

Let’s Celebrate Farm to School Month!

Stephanie Loui, ʻĀINA In Schools Program Coordinator

It’s official: October is Farm to School Month in Hawai’i! Through collaboration amongst the Hawaiʻi Farm to School and School Garden Hui, Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE), the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA), the Kohala Center, the office of the Lieutenant...

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Hawaii Agriculture Conference
Sep 30, 2017

FoodCorps Service Member Malia Weisskopf

This past August, agricultural leaders from across Hawai'i and beyond convened at the Hawai'i...

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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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