Kakou Wai`anae

The Wai‘anae community has a long history of restoring cultural practices that reconnect students to the aina. This panel will present an ongoing collaboration between the Wai`anae Coast community non-profit, Ka`ala Farms, and the University of Hawaii PLACES (Place-based Learning and Community Engagement in Schools) program to develop and grow authentic learning experiences for students and teachers on the Wai`anae Coast. With a focus on cultural and environmental justice, panelists will discuss outcomes, strengths and challenges, and their hope for the future.