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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Jun 30, 2020

School Waste Reduction Tips

Jennifer Milholen, KHF Waste Reduction Coordinator

There is no doubt that the 2020-2021 school year will see change and adaptation on school campuses. While we work to keep everyone safe and learning, we also have the opportunity to imagine new systems, policies, and initiatives around waste reduction, especially plastic....

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Our Earth Month Message to You: Activities, Resources and...
Apr 30, 2020

KHF Staff

April is Earth Month and typically the busiest month of the year here at Kōkua Hawaiʻi...

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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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