[8-29] Farm to School Month in Hawaii. The month of October shall be known and designated as "Farm to School Month in Hawaii" to promote public awareness of the State's farm to school initiative "connecting keiki to the 'āina" through coordinated activities and resources connecting schools and local farms with the objectives of serving healthy Hawaii-grown meals in school cafeterias; improving student nutrition; lowering childhood obesity; supporting local farmers; and exposing students to agriculture, nutrition, and educational opportunities through classroom activities, farm field trips, and school gardens. This month is not and shall not be construed to be a state holiday. [L 2017, c 10, 1]



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