Hiki Ola secured a Racial Equity and Justice grant from the USDA with a goal to address barriers that impede Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders participation in Farm Bill programs.
Several organizations participated in a training provided by Hiki Ola and NRCS outlining how Farm Bill programs can include traditional practices. The following is a list of those that participated.
Resource Professional List
Forest Solutions, Inc.
Land management and consultation services (i.e., management plan writing, invasive species control, native species outplanting, mapping, vegetation removal, fence installation and maintenance, stewardship of culturally sensitive sites and resources (wahi kupuna).