Kahua Paa Mua plans to expand youth farming programs: Seeks additional funding

Crops are raised and harvested for locals. (COURTESY PHOTO/KAHUA PA’A MUA)

Students receive instructions before working with the animals. (COURTESY PHOTO/KAHUA PA’A MUA)

HAWI — For the past five years, Kahua Paa Mua — meaning building a firm foundation — has established a presence in North Kohala on two-acres at Hoea Farms in Hawi. Over time, it has expanded to 20 acres of pasture and 5 acres for crops and animal breeding.