Juicing Kō for Lilikoi Lemonade!

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Work & Learn Day This Sat. | Bokashi Compost Workshop

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Join us this Saturday morning for “Second Saturday” at Kihei Elementary School Garden as we prepare for summertime cover cropping and soil building. Grow Some Good is pleased to host a special workshop with Jenna Leilani Tallman of Maui Bokashi. Jenna will teach attendees how to easily turn kitchen scraps into nutrient rich garden compost […]

SOS: Saving Our Seeds for a Sustainable Future

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In the final months of school, garden lessons turn to a continuation of the life cycle with ‘Saving Our Seeds’ workshops at all grade levels. This exercise connects students to sustainable practices that preserve their favorite plants, ensure food security and support benchmarks in science (life cycle), social studies (food economics) and more. During hands-on lessons, […]

World Class Chefs + 1,000 Students Celebrate School Garden Harvest Fest

For three full days, April 24-26, world-class chefs led garden recipe workshops with more than 950 students in nearly a quarter-acre of garden space in the heart of the Kihei Elementary School campus. Kindergarten through 5th grade students and chefs prepared Asian stir-fry and gourmet veggie pizzas using ingredients grown and harvested from the school’s […]

Math Matters in the Garden

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Measuring Perimeter, Area & Volume / Inspiring Entrepreneurial Minds  This week, third and fourth graders at Kihei Elementary School and Wailuku Elementary School practiced measuring perimeter, area and volume in the garden to determine quantities of soil and lumber required to build a new raised garden bed and design garden layouts. The measurements were also […]

Work & Learn Days – 2nd Saturdays & 3rd Thursdays + Lokelani May 4

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Mark your calendars for April/May Work & Learn Days! “Second Saturday” Saturday, April 13 8:30 a.m. – Noon Where: Kihei Elementary School 250 E Lipoa St  Kihei, HI 96753 “Third Thursday” Thursday, April 18 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Garden care Where: Kihei Elementary School 250 E Lipoa St  Kihei, HI 96753 Lokelani Ohana All Campus Work […]

Outrigger Pizza Teaches Kids Art and Science of Pizza Dough

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The Outrigger Pizza Company is a favorite lunch spot in Kihei, Maui (Azeka Shopping Center Mauka parking lot), so we were thrilled when co-founder and president Eric Mitchell agreed to spend three full days working with Wailea chefs preparing pizzas in his mobile wood burning oven. More than 800 K-5 grade students at Kihei Elementary […]

Chef Jana’s Localicious Recipes!

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What a great day of connecting with a group of educators and volunteers sharing outdoor learning ideas and touring South / Central Maui school gardens – organized by Anne Gachuhi of Home Gardening Support Network and Lehn Huff, Maui School Garden Network. The Feb. 4 tour featured four schools  – Kihei Elementary School, Lokelani Intermediate […]

Kihei Garden Featured on Self-Made In Hawaii (OC16)

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Jess Craven, the videographer and producer for Self Made In Hawaii, contacted us a few weeks ago and said he wanted to do a segment on a non-profit to help others starting a group. He did a FABULOUS job and here is the result. As always the kids and the garden are the stars of the show!