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Happy Earth Month!

April 03, 2019

Earth Day is on April 22 every year, but there are opportunities to get involved throughout the month of April! In celebration of Earth Month, Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation is participating in these events and hope you’ll join us!

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Support Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation!

April 03, 2019

One way to support Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation is by becoming a member or renewing your KHF Membership. Paid KHF memberships include special perks like member-only events and incentives from our partner chefs & businesses, as well as discounts on our online KHF store.

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Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Art Mural Contest Winner

April 03, 2019

Each year, we host an art mural contest for school groups in Hawaiʻi to share a vision of a Plastic Free Hawaiʻi using marine debris, plastic or bottle caps. This year’s winner is Voyager Public Charter School, winning a water refill station for their school to reduce the amount of plastic…

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3R’s School Recycling

April 03, 2019

March was a great month for the 3Rs School Recycling Program! Hālau Ku Mana charter school and Waikīkī Elementary School have joined the 3Rs ohana receiving classroom recycling bins, signage, and direct guidance from KHF staff on developing a school recycling program. We are thrilled to have…

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Volunteer Week Hawaiʻi

April 03, 2019

Kanu Hawaiʻi has partnered with over 90 local organizations to celebrate Volunteer Week Hawai’i from Sunday, April 7 to Saturday, April 13. Over 120 volunteer events are being hosted by over 90 organizations across 7 Hawaiian Islands. Opportunities during Volunteer Week range from park and…

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ʻĀINA Garden Club Highlight

April 03, 2019

At several of our ʻĀINA Schools, ʻāina and garden-based education reaches beyond the classroom into clubs and special projects. At Kaʻōhao Elementary a group of 6th graders is testing the effect of different grades of compost produced by the Windward Zero Waste Hui on the growth of kalo….

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Dr. Pete Myers & The Smog of the Sea Screening

April 03, 2019

In March, our Plastic Free Hawaiʻi program hosted two events with Dr. Pete Myers, an expert on the health and environmental impacts of plastics. Dr. Myers is Founder and Chief Scientist for Environmental Health Sciences, a nonprofit organization dedicated to driving science into public…

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4th Annual We Grow Hawaiʻi Conference

April 03, 2019

The 4th Annual We Grow Hawaiʻi student-led school garden conference brought together students, parents, educators, and community partners to celebrate school gardens across Oʻahu through the voice of students! Students worked in teams to prepare a healthy, brunch using farm-fresh local produce…

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