Kihei El + Lokelani School Garden Day Feb. 14

Mark your calendars for every Second Saturday… there’s always something good growing in your neighborhood! During our next Work & Learn Day in Kihei, we will divide work groups between Kihei Elementary School and Lokelani Intermediate. Learn about home gardening, support the local sustainable agriculture movement and share food with neighbors. Please join us for… [Continue Reading]

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New Year Gifts to Benefit School Gardens

It’s the New Year and what better way to celebrate than making donations on behalf of loved ones to help our keiki grow the future of farming and community on Maui. Grow Some Good is partnering with Ace Hardware to launch a grass roots campaign, supporting school garden programs in South and Central Maui. Members… [Continue Reading]

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Lokelani Waverider Pride Blooms

This week, students at Lokelani Intermediate School continued their campus wide beautification and sustainable agriculture program with more than 100 students, teachers and volunteers gathering to Mālama ‘Āina as ohana. Garden terraces, classrooms and entries were weeded, mulched and planted with incredible enthusiasm from students. Mahalo nui loa to the Cooke Foundation for funding and… [Continue Reading]

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New Garden Sprouts at Kahului Elementary

A new edible classroom at Kahului Elementary School has sprouted from the passion, enthusiasm and collaboration of an awe-inspiring group of educators and volunteers. First grade teachers attended a recent school garden tour and turned their inspiration into action. The whole grade level is applying outdoor learning as part of their new curriculum-based school garden… [Continue Reading]

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Juicing Kō for Lilikoi Lemonade!

Today we harvested two varieties of heirloom Kō sugar cane, talked story about canoe plants brought by the earliest Hawaiian settlers, and used a hand crank cane juicer to make lilikoi lemonade with K-5 grade students during Maui Family YMCA A+ after school program – part of a monthly healthy garden-based recipe series. Did you… [Continue Reading]

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Plant Parts & Edible Garden Art

What a art-full, educational recipe day in the garden! Garden Educator Sierra Knight led 21st Century Learning Center summer students in a study of plant parts and their delicious beauty! A rainbow of colors and smiling faces Try this with your Keiki. Itʻs sure to be a hit. Download the lesson plan and watch a… [Continue Reading]

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Chefs + Garden + Kids = Inspiring Maui School Garden Video!

This video by Emmy winning photographer Jess Craven tells the story of Grow Some Good and their work with a Maui school garden that has grown from 3 box beds to nearly a quarter acre edible schoolyard and learning lab in the heart of campus. This is an edited version of the original segment, which… [Continue Reading]

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