Taking care of the planet and each other: The Tiffany Project launches community garden and education center in Waimea
By Landry Fuller
Special to West
Hawaii Today | Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:45 a.m.
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Two members of Hula Halau O Kukui Aloha O Kohala perform at the aina blessing ceremony. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)
Elisa Jacobs and her son, Sam Bevans, explain how their new Waimea project will help those in need. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)
The aina blessing ceremony Oct. 21 is a combined effort led by a rabbi and members of a halau. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)
WAIMEA — On Oct. 21, a dozen or so residents from both sides of the island dug their feet deep into the fertile soil on a quarter-acre plot of land on the wet side of Waimea at a blessing ceremony for what this time next year will be a flourishing community garden.