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Welcome Back to School

August 05, 2019

Hawaiʻi keiki begin returning to school this week and we wish all a great start to the school year! To inspire these keiki to be environmental stewards, Kōkua Hawai‘i Foundation offers a variety of  programs and grants to Hawai‘i schools. For more…

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Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drives Kick-Off at Sunset Beach Elementary School

August 05, 2019

Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drives are coordinated by Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation as part of the 3R's School Recycling Program and are made possible through sponsorship from Schnitzer Steel Industries and support from other local recycling partners including Pacific BiodieselGoodwill HawaiiT&N…

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Plastic Free Hawaiʻi

August 05, 2019

Plastic Free Hawaiʻi was busy this summer with our goal of eliminating single-use plastics! Doing our part to make events waste-free, we’ve gone all over Oʻahu sharing rCups, providing refills at water stations, hosting marine debris art making stations, capturing…

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Don’t Wait! Join the Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation ʻĀINA In Schools Docent Team

August 05, 2019

Photos by Lisa Hourin and M. Santos

 

Now is the time to sign up to join an ‘ĀINA In Schools Docent Team to lead or assist nutrition, garden, or compost lessons, or support a school by attending a fall Garden Party work day. ʻĀINA docents lead monthly hands-on, standards-based garden…

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ʻĀINA In Schools Professional Development Opportunities for Educators

August 05, 2019

The 2018-19 school year had 48 teachers from 28 schools complete our ʻĀINA In Schools PDE3 courses in nutrition, gardening and composting in partnership with the Windward Academy for CTE! A highlight of the year included the We Grow Hawaiʻi conference and student…

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Hawaiʻi Island School Garden Teacher Training with Kū ʻĀina Pā

August 05, 2019

Are you a teacher? Are you on Hawaiʻi Island? If so, and you are interested in a garden training through Mālaʻai: The Culinary Garden of Waimea Middle School, Kū ʻĀina Pā 2019 welcomes you to join them Friday, August 30th - Monday, September 2nd!

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