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July 18, 2023

ʻAha ʻAina – A recipe for success: Growing food, farmers, and businesses

In the ʻili of Waipao in Koʻolaupoko, Papahana Kuaola, a non-profit that stewards and cultivates this ʻili was the site for ʻAha ʻAina, Poi for the People – a fundraiser and benefit for Kamehameha Schools Mahiʻai Match-up and the Mahiʻai Scholarship. The event was a recipe for success: Growing food, farmers, and food system entrepreneurs to improve food security for Hawaiʻi.

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June 7, 2023

Food systems entrepreneurs sought to participate in 2023 Mahi‘ai Match-Up

Kamehameha Schools is putting out a kāhea for food systems entrepreneurs to apply for Mahi‘ai Match-up, a program that aims to grow and develop food systems-related businesses.

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April 25, 2022

Three food system businesses win KS’ Mahi‘ai Match-Up competition

KS and its partners awarded agricultural and commercial agreements, in addition to $50,000 total in prizes to the winning Native Hawaiian-owned businesses, which include Waiāhole Poi Factory, Kanekoa Farm and ʻAwa Bird.

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April 13, 2022

Five food system businesses advance to finals of Mahiʻai Match-Up

Growers, restauranteurs, and food producers compete in business plan competition aimed strengthening Hawai‘i’s agriculture industry and food systems for future generations.

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Nov. 15, 2021

KS collaborates on Mahi‘ai Match-Up to build resilient economies

Farmers and food system entrepreneurs have the opportunity to grow their business skills, complete a business plan and compete for agricultural land, commercial space agreements. Applications are currently being accepted.

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