Sunday, November 20, 2011

Thanksgiving Harvest on the Farm

In the spirit of the first Thanksgiving, when the pilgrims celebrated their harvest, Waikiki School students and families gathered for an afternoon of harvesting and enjoying a lovely meal together. On our gathering walk we found ripe mulberries, lemons, limes, tangerines, nasturtiums, chocolate bell peppers, mint, eggplant, kale, basil, and grapefruit. Our families turned the fresh harvest into a meal: green salad with tomatoes, nasturtiums, peppers, mulberries and lime vinagrette, kale smoothies, basil pesto pasta, wok-fried eggplant followed by fresh grapefruit and mulberries for dessert. Mahalo to all for a delicious meal!! Everyone went home with a basket of fresh fruits and veggies too!

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Make a Difference Day

Thank you to Hope Chapels for making a difference at our school! Over 200 volunteer church-goers and high school students from MidPac's Christian Club came out to our school to spruce up our campus. Volunteers weedwacked, trimmed, weeded, raked and hauled off an incredible amount of green waste, mostly from our fruit tree orchard. It was the hardest working crew seen on campus!

CFL exchange a success!!

Project Green and Waikiki School exchanged 3000 CFL's for inefficient bulbs during the month of October. For our energy consciousness, families not only will save on their electrical bill but our school earned $1200! Thank you to Blue Planet Foundation for providing the CFL's.