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BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM Leilehua High School students Micah Fontanilla, left, and Kelly Galban harvest hydroponically grown Manoa lettuce on 3.5 acres of land tended by agriculture students and Future Farmers of America members.
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM Jackie Akuna, left, who runs Leilehua High School’s agriculture program, works with Future Farmers of America members Zadey Diliwilliams, Kelly Galban, Nidenne Capson, Micah Fontanilla and Isaiah Wagenman.
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM The students also learn how to cook the food they grow. One of the meals they prepared was pork with broccoli accompanied by yellow sweet potato, star fruit and a salad of lettuce and organic radish.
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM Students prepare the produce they grow in the school's kitchen.