July 23 Lokelani Workday

Lokelani Campus Gardens Workday Saturday, July 23, 8 – 11 am Lokelani Intermediate School, 1401 Liloa Drive

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Saturday, June 25 — Next Work Day at Lokelani School Garden

WHEN: Saturday, June 25 8 a.m. to 12 Noon WHERE: Lokelani Intermediate School 1401 Liloa Drive, Kihei, HI 96753 Our first work day at Lokelani was a great success with more than 50 parents, teachers, students and volunteers involved throughout the day. Join us for the next work day on Saturday, June 25, as we […]

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Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman Dinner Raises More than $2,400 for Lokelani Garden

On Wednesday, June 14, Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman in Wailea hosted a special fundraising dinner to support the launch of new school gardens and outdoor learning programs for more than 600 students at Lokelani Intermediate School in Kihei.  The Lokelani program launch is a collaborative effort between South Maui School Gardens Project, Community Work Day […]

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Sat, June 11: Work & Learn Day at Kihei Elementary School Garden

Saturday, June 11 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Kihei Elementary School 250 E. Lipoa Street Kihei, HI 96753 Join South Maui School Gardens Project volunteers this Saturday morning, June 11, as we summer-ize parts of the Kihei Elementary School garden and install new planting areas. The garden continues to thrive through the summer as we […]

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June 14 – Monkeypod Kitchen Hosts Fundraising Dinner for Lokelani School Garden

Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman is hosting a special fundraising dinner to support the launch of new school gardens and outdoor learning programs for more than 600 students at Lokelani Intermediate School in Kihei. The Lokelani program launch is a collaborative effort between South Maui School Gardens Project and Community Work Day Program. Twenty percent of […]

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Seed Saving: The Cycle of Life… In Real Life

When teaching life sciences and sustainability with students of any age, seed saving is an essential element that bridges the gap between a text book explanation and real life.  As students experience the full cycle of a plant, from planting the seed to harvesting the seed, the concept of life cycles is experienced more deeply […]

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Dear Governor Abercrombie…

On May 15, South Maui School Gardens Project joined Kihei Elementary School students, volunteers and our chef sponsors from Capische? and PrivateMauiChef.com to cater lunch for Hawai’i State Governor Neil Abercrombie and his staff, following a talk story event at the MACC.  Lunches prepared with organic, school garden-grown produce also included the following letter encouraging […]

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Gov. Abercrombie Digs Into School Garden Lunch with Kihei El Students

One of the great things about this program is its focus on the good things growing in our schools, even when  news headlines seem riddled by the problems. Kihei Elementary students Jade and Maile Coulter were able to share their good news (and food!) when they presented box lunches for Hawai’i Gov. Neil Abercrombie and […]

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Growing Our Future – 3 Years at Kihei Elementary

Here is the latest video from Kihei Elementary. In just 3 years this program has grown from 3 small beds to a effective program, supported by the community to help kids. Inspired? Join us as a volunteer, sign up to receive our newsletter, or contribute to help us continue to grow!

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Kihei Elementary School Garden Pizza Day Video

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