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Upon a roof, green space

  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
    photos by Kat Wade / Special to the Star-Advertiser Gardening student P.N. Meikei, director of facilities and operations Gordon Ortiz, and urban agriculture program instructor Breanna Rose of The Green House harvest lettuce from the rooftop garden's aquaponics system at the Institute for Human Services in Iwilei.
  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
    Urban gardening student Eric Johnson harvests lettuce. The aquaponics system has produced a variety of greens after just a month.
  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
    Volunteer Angela Baker tends to greens at the Institute for Human Services’ rooftop garden that are growing above the tanks where tilapia are raised.
  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
    Tilapia raised in tanks are part of the aquaponics systems that nourish the plants and will eventutally be used to feed people at the Institute for Human Services shelter.

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