• Our Latest

    Check out our 2014 video, by Hana’s own Kara Henderson: Ma Ka Hana Ka Ike on Vimeo Watch Kara’s really fun GoPro video of our 2013 projects — time lapsed! Ma Ka Hana Ka Ike on Vimeo Check us out on the show “Turning Point,” a collaboration between Kara and BYU TV. Learn more on […]

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  • Welcome to Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke Building Program … We’re a hands-on learning program that substitutes textbooks and classroom work with tools and job experience. The best way to learn about us is through our pictures and stories—look below for our latest projects, and check out our short videos!

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  • Rick Rutiz at TEDxMaui

    Rick Rutiz is honored to be giving a talk at TEDxMaui 2014 about how Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke works — the talk, along with 17 others, will be held at the MACC on September 28. After many years of being asked for a blueprint of our approach to education, his stories will bring Ma Ka Hana […]

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  • Bamboo Prep Pavilion

    We’re now building a kitchen prep pavilion at Mahele Farm with locally sourced East Maui bamboo …

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  • Kupuna Hale

    Working on a cottage for Uncle takes laulima (many hands) to bring it together …

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  • Keiki at Our Community Farm

    We work with Hana Elementary School to regularly get the younger kids down here to Mahele farm, hands in the dirt, learning by doing …

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  • Lawai’a Camp

    At Mahele Farm, we just hosted a 4-day ocean camp for Hana kids, learning from uncles of the fishing areas around Hana, along with experts in marine science, about sustainable practices: caring for the Hana fishpond, where we rebuilt the rock wall, cleared invasive plants, and cleaned around the makaha (sluice gate); cleaning up invasive […]

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  • Lifeguard Training

    Our graduate crew just completed American Red Cross lifeguard certification training. There are now 10 new certified lifeguards in Hana! Our new lifeguards then took our younger program students to Hana Bay and trained them on lifesaving techniques. These certifications will also enable us to use the ocean as a classroom this summer, so we […]

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  • Mahele Farm Meets Culinary Class

    Our Hana School culinary classes have been taking field trips to Mahele Farm, to do hands-on learning, harvest in the field, and create healthy recipes with the fresh-picked produce!

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  • Springtime at the Farm

    We’ve got some bumper crops here at Mahele Farm this Spring. Here’s both keiki and high school volunteers harvesting in the field …

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  • Canoe Paddles

    20 of us in Woodshop, ranging from freshman to senior, made our own canoe paddles!

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