Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald From left, Hawaii Community College agriculture student Dustin Chin, HCC Chancellor Rachel Solemsaas and HCC agriculture professor Lew Nakamura cut bananas that were grown by students on a property owned by Honua Ola.

Hawaii Community College Chancellor Rachel Solemsaas hands a box of bananas to Hawaii Island Food Basket executive director Kristin Frost Albrecht on a three-acre property at Honua Ola on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. The bananas were grown by HCC agriculture students as part of a community program that will help grow local food sources on Hawaii Island. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

After three years of hard work, students from Hawaii Community College’s agriculture program harvested their first fruits and vegetables Tuesday from an agroforestry project in Pepeekeo.