Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Visits Waimanalo Farms to Promote Sustainability, Food Security, Green Jobs

May 31, 2017
Press Release

Waimanalo, HI—This afternoon, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) met with local farmers, students, professors, researchers, and leaders from the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR). They went on a walking tour of the CTAHR Research Station, farm land, aquaponics station, and Waimanalo Learning Center. They discussed efforts, programs, and funding to support sustainability, food security, and green jobs in Hawaii. The tour was kicked off by a welcoming chant performed by students from Malama Honua Public Charter School.

While in Waimanalo, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard visited with residents at Waimanalo Kupuna Housing to talk story about her work in Congress and listen to their ideas and concerns. She also met with Waimanalo Homestead leaders and toured their new community center hale, community technology center, commercial kitchen, and learned about the many events and programs they facilitate for the community.

The photos below are available here for download.


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