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Malama Honua Fund

Aloha Grown is committed to supporting efforts to care for our island, our people and our culture. That is why 2% of every Aloha Grown sale goes to our Malama Honua Fund, which awards local nonprofits, schools, organizations and initiatives that embody our philosophy…“Support Local. Sustain the Aina. Share the Aloha.”

To keep informed on upcoming Malama Honua Awards, please "like" our Aloha Grown Facebook and Instagram pages!

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Congratulations to the Aloha Grown
2014 Malama Honua Award recipients

After reviewing a number of applications and essays from many well-deserving participants, these organizations were selected for their commitment and dedication to sustainability efforts in our Big Island communities, and for exemplifying Aloha Grown's philosophy to "Support Local, Sustain the Aina & Share the Aloha." Each organization received $500 to be used towards their designated project, program or initiative. Mahalo for living Aloha Grown!

(Recipients are listed in alphabetical order. Click on the links above to view essay submissions.)

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From L-R: Jenny Bach (Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School - "Farm to School" Coordinator), Tyler Owens (Aloha Grown – Store Manager), and Kalu Oyama (Naalehu Elementary School Garden – Educator/FoodCorps Service Member).

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From L-R (front row): Katie Arrayan (ʻAlo Kēhau parent), Ikaika Arrayan (ʻAlo Kēhau kindergarten student), Kaui Takamine (ʻAlo Kēhau 1st grade student), Kaweloanu Castro (ʻAlo Kēhau kindergarten student), Kekapalehua Castro (Pūnana Leo preschooler), Kaiea Akau LaClair (Pūnana Leo preschooler), and Kalua Castro (ʻAlo Kēhau and Pūnana Leo parent).

From L-R (back row): Camille Kalahiki (Parker Ranch Store - Assistant Manager), Leilani Griego (ʻAlo Kēhau parent), Uilani Macabio (ʻAlo Kēhau – Parent & Office Staff), Kanalu Lacy (ʻAlo Kēhau 2nd grade student), Laʻakea Takamine (ʻAlo Kēhau 3rd grade student), Koʻiawe Griego (ʻAlo Kēhau 3rd grade student), Jane Lee (Kohala Elementary School Discovery Garden – FoodCorps Service Member), Maluhia O'Donnell (Pūnana Leo – Site Coordinator), and Tracey Akau (Parker Ranch Store - Manager).

 

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Congratulations to the Aloha Grown
2013 Malama Honua Award recipients!

These organizations were selected to receive an Aloha Grown 2013 Malama Honua Award for their commitment and dedication to sustainability efforts in our Big Island communities, and for exemplifying Aloha Grown's philosophy to "Support Local, Sustain the Aina & Share the Aloha." Each organization received $500 to be used towards their designated project, program or initiative. Mahalo for living Aloha Grown!

 (Recipients are listed in alphabetical order. Click on the links above to view essay submissions.)

 

From L-R:  Tracey Akau (Parker Ranch Store - Manager), Carl Sturges (Parker School - Headmaster), Holly Sargeant-Green (Malaai - Garden Leader), Hayley Blondin (Waimea Country School - Teacher/Garden Coordinator), Camille Kalahiki (Parker Ranch Store - Assistant Manager).

From L-R:  Connie Kurohara (Aloha Grown – Vice President), Richard Onishi (Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin - Kyodan President), Jon Kirby (Hilo Intermediate School Parent & Community Networking Center - Century 21 Garden Coordinator), Samantha Robinson (Hilo Downtown Improvement Association - Let's Grow Hilo Coordinator) and Tyler Owens (Aloha Grown – Store Manager).


From L-R:  Erika Kuhr (Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture), and Camille Kalahiki (Parker Ranch Store - Assistant Manager).

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