Kids Cooking Up Lessons in Sustainability

Feb 10, 2014

Chef Matthew Egami demonstrates how to cook breaded chicken for a group of 30 ninth graders. The class is a collaboration between Kapiolani Community College and Mid-Pacific Institute.
Credit Molly Solomon

Credit Molly Solomon

The "eat local" movement has reached a new level at one Hawaii school. Ninth graders from Mid-Pacific Institute are learning how to cook healthy recipes using fresh, local ingredients. Not only are they sharpening their culinary skills, they’re using food they grew themselves. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports.