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About the HIP Agriculture Community

The Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture (HIP Agriculture) is a conscious movement of inspired individuals living a model of sustainability through direct engagement with the earth and service to youth and communities.

Located in beautiful, historic North Kohala, HIP Agriculture is a growing community that cultivates a diverse collection of Polynesian crops and operates as an educational site offering sustainable agriculture courses, youth programming, community workshops and events. Through farming and hands-on education HIP Agriculture is pioneering a new paradigm of conscious agriculture that honors indigenous wisdom, food sovereignty, and the transformational power of returning to the land.

Our Mission

To Practice and teach regenerative agricultural education programs.

Our Vision

Heal and inspire Hawaii through resilient agriculture education.

Values & Guiding Principles

  1. Practice traditional Pacific agriculture that produces food and medicine.

  2. Provide experiential, place-based, career connected education.

  3. Be food movement leaders.

  4. Promote the Rights of the people to access healthy land and food.

  5. Practicing methods of farming that increases the health of the land and environment.

  6. Teach agriculture connected nutrition and wellness.

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At the heart of HIP Agriculture is a commitment to personal growth and awakening that empowers individuals to be activated leaders for change.



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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