Hawaii Districts

47%
of Hawaii school districts surveyed by USDA say they participate in farm to school activities.

9

Another 16% of districts surveyed plan to start farm to school activities in the future.

(Note: of the 25 school districts in Hawaii, 76% completed the USDA Farm to School Census.)

Highlights

$139,721

invested in local food in Hawaii
with the average school district spending

24%

of their budget on local products.
School districts in Hawaii are currently buying the following types of local foods:
  • 100%

    fruits
  • 100%

    vegetables
  • 44%

    milk
  • 33%

    meat or poultry

56%

of Hawaii districts surveyed plan to increase local food purchases in the future.

Hawaii school districts are serving local items throughout the school day. In Hawaii local foods are being served at the following times:
  • 56%

    breakfast
  • 89%

    lunch
  • 0%

    supper
  • 22%

    snacks
  • 67%

    Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program
At least

58

school gardens are growing in Hawaii
Tend and water those gardens; their benefits are well documented!
In Hawaii,

44%

of School Districts
Are Engaging Preschool Children
in Farm to School Activities.
In Hawaii,

33%

Of School Districts Are Using Local Foods in Summer Meals.
Learn more about these results. See the details
Based on a tally of the number of votes received, the school district above was selected as a stand out in Hawaii.
What we heard during the nomination process:
Congratulations to Kona Pacific PCS for all they do to promote student wellbeing and support local agriculture!
Congratulations to all the school districts in Hawaii conducting farm to school programs.

From buying local food to planting school gardens to teaching kids where their food comes from, Hawaii is ‘bringing the farm to school.’ Peruse the list below for more information on the great work taking place in Hawaii.

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