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Farm to School Newsletter October 2020: Hui Receives Federal Grant Award!

HIPHI and the Hawai‘i Farm to School Hui have been awarded one of five Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program grants from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture! This is the Hui’s first…
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Farm to School Newsletter October 2020: Results of the Hawai‘i Farm to School Hui 10-Year Retrospective Evaluation

After a decade of work cultivating Hawaiʻi’s farm to school movement, the Hawai‘i Farm to School Hui’s impact on community food systems and ʻāina-based education is substantial. In recognition, the Hui has undertaken a 10-year retrospective…
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Farm to School Newsletter October 2020: October is Farm to School Month in Hawai‘i!

Nation and State Celebrate a Decade of Growing the Farm to School Movement October 2020 marks two important 10-year anniversaries on the national and local levels: designation of October as National Farm to School Month by the United States…
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Farm to School Newsletter October 2020: Aloha ‘Āina Academy Enhances Food Systems Education

Aloha ‘Āina Academy is an innovative teacher training project developed through a partnership between Mid-Pacific Institute, the Hawai‘i Farm to School Hui and the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. The goal of this project…
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Farm to School Newsletter October 2020: Hawai‘i Department of Health Funds County-Level Food Access Coordinators

In 2017, the Hawaiʻi’s Food System: Food for All report was completed after an analysis of state-wide economic data, a review of literature, and dozens of interviews with food system practitioners and stakeholders from the main islands in…
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Farm to School Newsletter October 2020: Introducing the UH CTAHR Regional Farm to School Coordinators

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources’ (CTAHR) Farm to School Program seeks to promote health by addressing nutrition and food access at a community food system level, by addressing…
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Farm to School Newsletter October 2020: School Gardens to Kūpuna

How a school garden in one of Hawaiʻi’s most remote, isolated communities is supporting kūpuna (elders) with fresh fruits and vegetables Anyone familiar with Maui’s beautiful, long, and winding road to Hāna can appreciate many of the…
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Community Coalition Prepares to Introduce Ordinance

If you could stop a teen from being injured in a car crash, beat up or sexually assaulted, would you?  It’s an easy answer: we all would. We care deeply about our children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, friends and neighbors. Protecting…
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Seeking Articles for COVID-19 Special Issue: Hawaiʻi Journal of Health and Social Welfare

Here is an opportunity for those working on COVID-19 and health equity. The University of Hawaiʻi, Office of Public Health Studies is collaborating with leadership from the Hawaiʻi Department of Health, HIPHI, and the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation…
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New Staff Join HIPHI in August and September

HIPHI is excited to welcome five new staff members in August and September! Dr. Sonia Gupta – August 3 Dr. Sonia Gupta is our new, full-time Oral Health Manager! Sonia is based on Maui and will be working in the Maui Office when we reopen!…
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COVID-19 Relief Efforts through Expanded Meal Service Plus (EMSP)

While only 9 percent of Hawaii’s population fall below the federal poverty level, there is an additional 33 percent that represent our friends, families, and neighbors living just above the poverty line and still unable to make ends meet.…
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Kūpuna Food Security Coalition: Mobilizing With Aloha

The COVID-19 pandemic is a health and humanitarian crisis worldwide and has had detrimental impacts locally in Hawai‘i, causing thousands of residents to become food insecure. Many residents of Hawai‘i were already suffering from hunger…