Hawaiʻi Institute of Pacific Agriculture

Aina Fest 2017


MISSION STATEMENT

To practice and teach ecologically conscious agriculture, empowering individuals and communities to cultivate alternative systems of living that restore human and environmental health.

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OUR MOTIVATION

RESPONSIBILITY

RESPONSIBILITY

For HIP Ag, being “ecologically conscious” means being aware of ourselves and our surroundings, and taking responsibility for how our actions impact the environment.

HARMONY

HARMONY

We practice natural agriculture and life systems that work in harmony with the natural ecosystem to restore the health of the land, the water and the people.

WISDOM

WISDOM

We find the wisdom for these teachings by studying the ways of indigenous cultures, learning from our community and listening to the guidance of the land.

SUSTAINABILITY

SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability honors traditional cultural knowledge while moving towards a future of self-sufficiency.

OUR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

YOUTH PROGRAMS

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Immersion


KOHALA ʻĀINA FESTIVAL

The Kohala ʻĀina Festival is an annual celebration of local harvest, small farmers and the movement for island-wide food security.
Held each year at the beginning of the Makahiki season, this impactful event features a lineup of world renowned musicians, performing artists, educational workshops and an abundance of organically grown, farm fresh food.

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To practice and teach ecologically conscious agriculture, empowering individuals and communities to cultivate alternative systems of living that restore human and environmental health.

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