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The Maui Nui Food Alliance (MNFA) brings together diverse community interests from Maui, Molokai and Lānaʻi to support and promote a healthy food system for our future, while honoring the Native Hawaiian traditions of Maui Nui’s past. The Alliance envisions an expanding local food system that nourishes and sustains the people of Maui Nui while fostering human, environmental and economic health. Learn more about the Alliance and how to get involved.

MNFA 2019 Gathering
In May 2019, the Maui County Healthy Eating + Active Living (HEAL) Coalition and Blue Zones Project Central Maui hosted the Inaugural Action Planning meetings for the Maui Nui Food Alliance. The event featured keynote speaker State Senator Lynn DeCoite and gathered over 90 diverse stakeholders from Maui, Molokai and Lānaʻi in support of a common vision of the future food system for Maui Nui.

Maui Nui Food Alliance Strategic Priorities

Promote a culture of health
We work to ensure Maui Nui residents have access to local food options and opportunities to build habits that contribute to their health and the health of our islands.

Plan for our food future
We gather information, data, analyses and input to ensure Maui County has plans in place for actions to grow our local food production and consumption.

Advocate for impact
We band together to amplify our voice and influence policies and structures that support a strong and healthy local food system.

Maui Nui Food Alliance Mission, Vision and Values

Mission
The Maui Nui Food Alliance brings together diverse community interests from Maui, Molokai and Lānaʻi to support and promote a healthy food system for our future, while honoring the Native Hawaiian traditions of Maui Nui’s past.

Vision
The Maui Nui Food Alliance envisions an expanding local food system that nourishes and sustains the people of Maui Nui while fostering human, environmental and economic health.

Values

Collaboration
Our alliance works together in respectful and pono ways as we lift up community voice and invite open participation in this movement.

Stewardship
We are caretakers of the land and each other, committed to ensuring our future food supply sustains the well-being of the land and people.

Hope
We believe in the power of community working towards lasting change. We know we can build a hopeful food future for the current and future generations of Maui Nui.

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