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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 11/30

After reflecting on all we are thankful for during a challenging year, we have been lucky to have your support! Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday, a moment when people around the world come together to give back. Whether through volunteer hours, donations…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 11/16

Thanksgiving, a holiday synonymous with food, family, and gratitude, is just around the corner. COVID-19 means that holiday gatherings will look very different this year, and it can be hard to feel grateful with all of the hardships 2020 has…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 11/2

The holiday season has officially begun, but with COVID-19, celebrations will be different this year. This past weekend, Halloween has shown us that we can adapt our holiday traditions to celebrate safely with a little bit of creativity. Precautions…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 10/19

On October 15, Hawai‘i welcomed over 8,000 travelers on the first day of its pre-travel testing program. This new program allows U.S. trans-Pacific travelers to avoid a 14-day quarantine if they receive a negative COVID-19 test from a trusted…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 10/5

Last month, Governor David Ige announced the pre-travel testing program would start on October 15 after being delayed several times. This program, which Lieutenant Governor Josh Green is in charge of, would allow travelers to skip the 14-day…

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…