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ʻĀINA Garden Club Art

May 25, 2018
By: Stephanie Loui

This year, fifteen ‘ĀINA Schools are participating in weekly ʻĀINA Garden Club activities with dedicated Garden Club Advisors from their school communities. Students plant gardens, create art, write, and eat healthy snacks with peers and mentors. Garden Clubs fuel students’ appreciation for and...

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Hawaiʻi Foam Ban Update

March 22, 2018
By: Doorae Shin, Plastic Free Hawaiʻi, Program Manager

On Friday, March 16, there was another hearing for SB2498, which would ban foam foodware from our islands. The widespread support and turnout were an incredible success, with 500 individuals, restaurants, businesses in support and the usual 4-5 business/industry representatives in opposition....

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It’s Turmeric Time!

March 19, 2018
By: Stephanie Loui, ʻAINA In Schools, Program Coordinator

Whether you’re a permanently yellow-stained veteran or an ʻolena (turmeric) newby, now is the time to snag some healthy rhizomes from your local market or farmer friends. Depending how many makua (mother plants) were planted the previous year, harvests could be anywhere from a few, three-pound...

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2018 Legislative Bills to Watch

February 02, 2018
By: KHF Staff

The 2018 legislative session has just kicked off, and there are some great bills we hope you will support!

 

To submit testimony and show your support for these bills, go to www.capitol.hawaii.gov and follow these directions:

  1. Sign in or create new account in upper right corner

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