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Lokelani Intermediate School Community Work Day Program

May 30, 2013
Cindy Schumacher , Maui Weekly

In recognition of International Permaculture Day, Community Work Day Program, Grow Some Good and Maui School Garden Network partnered on Saturday, May 4, to make a lasting impact at Lokelani Intermediate School in Kihei with nearly 300 volunteers from the Church Jesus Christ and Latter-Day Saints, teachers, parents and other community members.

The group planted hundreds of native species and fruit trees and beautified the library, office, special education and Hawaiian studies gardens to support campus pride and outdoor curriculum.

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Christopher Justice (center), a volunteer with Community Work Day Program, teaches youth volunteers how to plant an ‘ulu, breadfruit tree, provided by the Breadfruit Institute at the National Tropical Botanical Garden as part of their “Plant a Tree” outreach to promote food security for Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders and low-income communities throughout the state.
Photo: Rebekah Uccellini-Kuby

 
 
 

 

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