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WASTED! The Story of Food Waste

November 03, 2017

Honolulu Museum of Art in partnership with Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation will host 5 screenings of Wasted! The Story of Food Waste at the Doris Duke Theatre November 19 - 22. Through the eyes of influential chefs like Anthony Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien,...

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Beach Cleanup and Restoration at Kahuku Point

November 03, 2017

Join us for a unique opportunity to experience Kahuku Point with the North Shore Community Land Trust in partnership with Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation. On Saturday, November 11, from 9:00am-12:00pm, community members are invited to volunteer to restore the rare coastal strand habitat by assisting…

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ʻĀINA Farm to School Field Trips for Educators

November 03, 2017

Register today and join us at this year’s second ʻĀINA Farm to School Field Trip for Educators on Saturday, November 18th! ʻĀINA Farm to School Field Trips for Educators are fun and educational opportunities for educators, docents, and parents to visit ʻĀINA schools and field trip destinations…

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2017-18 Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Mural Contest!

November 03, 2017

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation’s Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Mural Contest is now accepting submissions! Bring your vision of a Plastic Free Hawaiʻi to life by incorporating marine debris, plastic bottle caps or any other single-use plastic items collected from the school, families or beach/campus…

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School Presentations on Plastic Pollution

November 03, 2017

Plastic Free Hawaiʻi offers free school presentations to Oʻahu classrooms or school groups for 4th-12th grade and college groups. Presentations include information about plastic pollution, waste reduction, and solutions to educate and empower Hawaiʻi’s youth about this issue. To request a…

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Hawai‘i Youth Sustainability Challenge Grant Opportunity for Students

November 03, 2017

The Hawai‘i Youth Sustainability Challenge (HYSC) mini-grant program is back for its second year. Students and educators in grades six through twelve (6-12) at public, private and charter schools statewide can apply for funding to support innovative and grassroots environmental initiatives…

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Farm to School Month 2017!

November 03, 2017

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation's ʻĀINA In Schools program celebrated National Farm to School Month with the CHOMP! campaign, where folks across Hawaiʻi chomped down on fresh local produce. Students celebrated with special events including ʻĀINA Chef Visits, ʻĀINA Farm Field Trips, and healthy snacks…

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Mahalo to our ʻĀINA Docents

November 03, 2017

We just wrapped up our second quarterly ʻĀINA Nutrition, Garden, and Compost Docent Trainings. Mahalo to our dedicated ʻĀINA In Schools Docents who train, prepare for and teach the ʻĀINA Nutrition, Garden and Compost Lessons!

If you are interested in becoming an ʻĀINA In Schools Docent,...

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Mahalo General Contractors Association of Hawaiʻi

November 03, 2017

The General Contractors Association of Hawai'i selected Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation as the beneficiary of the 2017 GCA Environmental Giveback Program, donating $5,500 to support KHF and our mission of supporting environmental education in Hawai'i schools and communities. Mahalo GCA Hawaiʻi!...

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3Rs School Recycling

November 03, 2017

 

Waiāhole Elementary and Island Pacific Academy have received their new, blue bins and 3Rs Recycling presentation and are off to a great start diverting recyclables away from disposal! Soon to join the 3Rs family is Nānākuli Elementary and Hawaiʻi Renaissance Academy.

In addition to…

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Mahalo to our Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Volunteers!

November 03, 2017

28 people attended our Fall volunteer training in September. New and existing volunteers received the latest updates about plastic pollution, Oʻahu’s local waste stream, and information about Plastic Free Hawaiʻi and Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation. Attendees included students, health professionals,...

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Plastic Free Outreach Events

November 03, 2017

  • KHF Staff helped to reduce single-use plastics at Children & Youth Day a gathering of 50,000 children and their ʻohana at the state capitol.
  • Over 200 attended the annual Marine Educators’ Night held at the Waikīkī Aquarium. This event connects educators to organizations that provide…
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