The Kealakehe Culinary department head, Karen Sheff secured a grant from the Department of Education in the early part of 2018 to fund an outdoor culinary classroom.  The grant has a goal of cross collaboration among different classes at the school to include physical education, digital media, culinary, arts and the metal working students. The…

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Welcome to the 2017 “Healthy Living Eating Pono (HELP)” a project created by  Ms. Sheff from Kealakehe High School.  This program is a cross collaboration Project which involves all departments of the Career Technical Education (CTE) program called “Healthy Living Eating Pono (HELP)”. The HELP project was created to develop partnerships with public and private industries,…

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by: Alison Busch-Culinary Student The labs I’ve done in both the PHS classes and Culinary classes have prepared me for a job in the food service industry and taught me how businesses are run. In the past two years, I’ve learned how to organize like a chef, how to plan ahead, and of course, how…

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The Kealakehe students who made the trek to Waipio Valley were from both the culinary team and the digital media team. They all learned about taro farming. fern shoot collecting and life in one of the most sacred places on the Big Island. Let’s hear from the students: Kai Kale: (Culinary Student) Working in the…

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By Savannah Watak  pd 2 One of the many things I’ve learned in culinary arts class is safety and sanitation. Whenever we enter the kitchen we have to wear closed toed shoes, have our hair tied back and wash our hands. We learn how to properly use the knife to reduce the risk of injuring…

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By Leann Hamilton I think the most important thing we learned was Marketing. Marketing is a big part of any business. I liked the project on Pono Grindz because it really helped us get an understanding of how to market your own business. In the classroom, we often develop products that we specifically feel might…

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