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Waianae farm embarks on ‘a future of plenty’

  • COURTESY MA‘O ORGANIC FARMS
                                MA‘O Organic Farms apprentice Nanea Keli‘i displays beets from the Waianae farm.

    COURTESY MA‘O ORGANIC FARMS

    MA‘O Organic Farms apprentice Nanea Keli‘i displays beets from the Waianae farm.

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                                Flourishing produce on MA‘O Organic Farms is nurtured by students in the nonprofit’s training program. MA‘O will be expanding its operations, which is projected to result in an increase in its youth training programs.

    COURTESY MA‘O ORGANIC FARMS

    Flourishing produce on MA‘O Organic Farms is nurtured by students in the nonprofit’s training program. MA‘O will be expanding its operations, which is projected to result in an increase in its youth training programs.

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                                MA‘O Organic Farms interns prepare a field in Lualualei Valley. Left to right are Mapuana Hardy-Kahaleoumi, Troy Weilbacher and Jevin Lopes.

    COURTESY MA‘O ORGANIC FARMS

    MA‘O Organic Farms interns prepare a field in Lualualei Valley. Left to right are Mapuana Hardy-Kahaleoumi, Troy Weilbacher and Jevin Lopes.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2019
                                Above, Olivia Quismondo shows a tray of tatsoi that she just washed in a processing shed at MA‘O Organic Farms. She was participating in the MA‘O Youth Leadership training program and pursuing an associate degree at Leeward Community College.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 2019

    Above, Olivia Quismondo shows a tray of tatsoi that she just washed in a processing shed at MA‘O Organic Farms. She was participating in the MA‘O Youth Leadership training program and pursuing an associate degree at Leeward Community College.

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                                Above, the proposed post-harvest processing facility.

    COURTESY MA‘O ORGANIC FARMS

    Above, the proposed post-harvest processing facility.

A nonprofit organic farm in Waianae that helps young adults, largely from the area, develop skills and go to college has secured $11.5 million to grow operations. Read more

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