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Aloha Grown offers awards

The Aloha Grown Malama Honua Fund is giving away five $500 awards to local nonprofits, schools, organizations or initiatives on the Big Island that embody Aloha Grown’s philosophy to “Support Local. Sustain the Aina. Share the Aloha.”

Interested groups must complete and application form and write a one-page essay explaining how their organization follows Aloha Grown’s philosophy. Essays must include the organization’s mission and vision, along with the specific project, program and/or effort that the $500 award would be used to fund.

“Aloha Grown is committed to supporting efforts to care for our island, our people and our culture. That is why 2 percent of every Aloha Grown sale goes to the Malama Honua Fund, which awards local nonprofits, schools, organizations and initiatives that embody our philosophy.”­­

All submissions are due by March 31. The five selected recipients of the Aloha Grown Malama Honua Fund $500 awards will be contacted by April 30.

For more information on Aloha Grown or the Malama Honua Fund, visit

Aloha Grown was created in 2010 to make a difference in the environmental, economic and social sustainability of Hawaii. Fashion and media are used to encourage a lifestyle, culture and mindset of sustainability.

Aloha Grown apparel and accessories encourage its philosophy.


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