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Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation has a New Home!

December 04, 2019
We are excited to share that Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation recently acquired property in the heart of Haleʻiwa town including two historic commercial buildings on Kamehameha Highway and 7 acres of adjacent agricultural land. Our vision for this new…
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Catch the Plastic Free Wave at the Pipe Masters, December 8-20!

December 04, 2019
Surfers and spectators at the Billabong Pipe Masters are catching the #PlasticFreeWave this December to inspire ocean lovers around the world to wipe out plastic pollution. As part of the Plastic Free Wave Project, artist Ethan Estess (Countercurrent)...
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Savory and Sweet Holiday Recipes with ʻUlu

December 04, 2019
The holidays are a great time to gather friends and family around the table for a meal. It is also a good time to try out new recipes and ingredients! Check out this month’s blog for a variety of holiday recipes using one of Hawaiʻi’s staple starches, ʻulu!...
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Farm To School Field Trips for Educators - Waikiki Elementary Food Farm

December 04, 2019
Last month, over forty Oʻahu educators visited Waikīkī School + Food Farm and engaged in their ʻĀINA In Schools program and sustainability initiatives. Waikīkī Food Farm Manager Scott Kitamori provided a tour of the Food Farm and compost system and…
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3R’s School Recycling

December 04, 2019
Let’s hear it for the team of students and teachers at Makakilo Elementary School who went big with their recycling collection after hearing about the 3Rs School Recycling Program. They are doing awesome work recovering resources at their school and…
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Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drives

December 04, 2019
Another great month of Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drives (AARD)  with Kailua Intermediate and Kahuku High & Intermediate School. Kailua Intermediate’s AARD was our longest to date in the smallest parking lot! Kahuku HIS also broke records, bringing the…
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Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Schools!

December 04, 2019
Plastic Free Hawaiʻi has been busy with school presentations and helping schools and students minimize single-use plastics! Read more about what students at Hahaione Elementary, Trinity Lutheran, James Campbell High, and University of Hawaiʻi at…
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Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Community Outreach

December 04, 2019
Sustainability was in the air at the 2019 Honolulu Waldorf School Faire! All faire attendees were encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottle as well as their own reusable utensils. Plastic Free Hawaiʻi was there in full force! Our Plastic Fee…
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ACT NOW to Support Bill 40

December 02, 2019
It’s the final push for Bill 40! Oʻahu is about to make history with the most comprehensive and effective single-use plastics phase out in the country! Only one more hearing before this single-use plastics measure heads to the mayor’s desk for signature. We…
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