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2018-19 Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Mural Contest!

February 04, 2019

 

Our Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Mural Contest deadline is February 22! Bring your vision of a Plastic Free Hawaiʻi to life by incorporating marine debris, plastic bottle caps or other single-use plastic items collected from…
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Mahalo Whole Foods Market!

February 04, 2019
We send a huge thank you to Whole Foods Market for selecting Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation as a beneficiary for their 5% Community Giving Day. Shoppers at all WFM Hawaiʻi stores helped to raise a donation of over $23,000 for KHF! We’ll be using the funds to…
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ʻĀINA In Schools Docents Gear Up for Spring Lessons!

February 04, 2019
The ʻĀINA parent and community Garden, Compost, and Nutrition Docents just completed the final Nutrition, Garden, and Compost docent trainings and are ready to deliver Spring ʻĀINA In Schools lessons to students. ʻĀINA Docent Teams include new and returning…
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ʻĀINA Gardens Ready for Spring!

February 04, 2019
Last month, ‘ĀINA program schools participated in Spring Garden Parties to prepare gardens for the new year. Thanks to the help of parents, teachers, families, and even UH West Oʻahu students, our learning gardens are in great shape for students to continue…
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ʻĀINA In Schools Educator Trainings

February 04, 2019
January was full of ʻĀINA In Schools Curriculum Trainings for Educators! We partnered with Windward District CTEKamehameha Schools ʻEwa RegionMālama Learning CenterOʻahu Invasive Species CommitteeMaui School Garden Network, and Grow Some Good…
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3Rs School Recycling Program

February 04, 2019

 

February is an exciting month for the 3Rs School Recycling Program! In addition to the 3Rs school presentations happening at Fern and ʻAikahi Elementary to prepare them for their…
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400 Volunteers at MLK Day Beach Cleanups!

February 04, 2019
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Plastic Free Hawaiʻi hosted our annual beach cleanup at Mālaekahana and Kalama Beach Parks! At Mālaekahana, 170 volunteers picked up 2,400 lbs. of marine debris, mostly fishing nets and ropes, and at…
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KHF Mini-Grant & Field Trip Grant Deadline is March 1

February 04, 2019
The application period for Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Mini-Grant and Field Trip Grants for the 2018-2019 school year will be closing on March 1.
 
Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Mini-Grants help teachers and schools advance their environmental…
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Register Now: We Grow Hawaiʻi Youth Garden Conference

February 04, 2019

The annual We Grow Hawaiʻi Youth Garden Conference is slated for Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 8:00am to 12:30pm at Island Pacific Academy. The conference gives students a voice to share their school garden experiences and initiatives through individual or group project…
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