Kohala Discovery Garden reaps Beautification Award

Kohala Elementary School principal Danny Garcia speaks at a special ceremony on campus Wednesday morning after Cooke Foundation representative James King presents their $5,000 Beautification Award to garden teacher Kayla Sinotte. FoodCorp staff member June Guo also attends the event. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)

KAPAAU — During any week of the school year, more than 300 Kohala Elementary students from kindergarten through fifth grade can be found in Kohala Discovery Garden planting, tending or harvesting their produce and herbs.