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HONOLULU – Students participating in the Soccer for Success pilot initiative and R.E.A.C.H. Initiative had a chance to refine their passing, dribbling and receiving skills today with the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Soccer Team during a clinic held at the University of Hawaii at Manoa soccer field.  The Rainbow Wahine mentored the students with ...
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Change is a progress. When it comes to Farm to School Initiatives that succeed, credit has to be given to the cafeteria staff who work hard in the kitchen to prepare wholesome, fresh food day in and day out. Most of them have been working in school kitchens for many years and have seen their ...
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HONOLULU —   Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui recognized the Hawaii State Department of Education’s Kohala Complex Cafeteria Manager Priscilla Galan with a Certificate of Commendation.  Priscilla  and her staff have been working with Chef Greg Christian, president and founder of Beyond Green Sustainable Food Partners, to bring delicious local, fresh scratch-cooked food to students as one ...
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HONOLULU —  Dexter Kishida of the Hawaii Department of Education’s Food Services and Chef Greg Christian of Beyond Green Sustainable Food Partners were panelists at the Hawaii Agricultural Foundation’s Eat, Think Drink event held at the Modern Honolulu.  Both Kishida and Christian are part of the executive committee working on the Hawaii Farm to School Initiative’s Pilot Project.   JuliAnna ...
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(Caption:  Kohala Students give the shaka to their fresh, scratch-cooked chicken stir-fry.)   How are menu items selected at the Kohala Complex? The cafeteria staff put in a lot of work and research to develop a menu that students would enjoy.  To start, two rounds of surveys were conducted in December and February to understand ...
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Look Who’s Cooking

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 in Farm to School

Meet Jean Pang, the head cook at the Kohala Complex. She’s been on the team and cooking for the students and staff for more than a decade. Cooks like Jean at the Kohala Complex cafeteria work very hard every day to prepare tasty meals for the students and staff. The kitchen staff is becoming more ...
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