From Mud Pies to MAO: Kuuleilani Samson at TEDxHonoluluSalon

28/09/2013 23:30:59

Kuuleilani Samson, born and raised in Waianae, now raises her beautiful, healthy baby girl a full-time parent, farmer, and a student. She began her career as a Kauhale Youth Leadership Training Program intern and is not currently the Assistant Manager at MAO Organic Farms, a farm dedicated to growing healthy crops and developing a new generation of leaders by reconnecting them to their land and heritage. She is enrolled at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaiian Studies Program as an undergraduate student. Kuuleilani plans to teach Hawaiian Studies at her graduating high school and help lead her community to a healthier future, alongside food warriors of her generation.

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I just visited this farm and saw the good work being done at MA'O Organic Farm. Kudos to MA'O for inspiring Hawaiian youth, as Ku'uleilani in agricultural endeavors.

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