Sustainable Agriculture Program for High School Students
Hey high school students and recent grads! Want to learn how to grow your own food, take field trips to Hawai‘i Island farms and ranches, experience traditional Hawaiian land management systems—and receive a $125 gift card for your full participation? Apply for our one-week Sustainable Agriculture programs, in which the ‘āina is your classroom!
- Visit and work on local, sustainable, and organic farms
- Harvest and make your own ‘ono grinds
- Take home plants to start your own garden
- Take field trips to wahi pana (sacred places) like Waipi‘o Valley
- Explore careers in sustainable agriculture
- Meet students from other schools
- Earn a scholarship for successfully completing the program
- Spring 2018: March 19–23
- Summer 2018: June 11–15 or June 25–29
- Programs run weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with each day starting and ending at our Demonstration Farm in Honoka‘a.
Shuttle service available from/to Laupāhoehoe!
Shuttle leaves Laupāhoehoe Community Public Charter School at 7:30 a.m. and returns at 4:30 p.m.
Receive a gift card valued at up to $125!
Enrollees must attend and complete all five days to receive the maximum amount ($125).
For more information, please contact Kaiana Runnels at firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-887-6411.
Sponsored by The Kohala Center and Kamehameha Schools’ ‘Āina Ulu Program, with funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Program 2501.