HCC students grow crops on Honua Ola land; 90% of harvest will go to The Food Basket

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald From left, Kristin Frost Albrecht, Lew Nakamura and Orlo Steele talk about the partnership between Hawaii Community College, Honua Ola and The Food Basket last Wednesday.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald From left, Mahina Crum, Kai Stormcrow and a student who declined to give her name plant a banana tree while planting edibles on a three-acre field at Honua Ola last Wednesday.

Big Island agriculture students are taking the opportunity to plant produce on three acres of land through a partnership with Honua Ola Bioenergy in Pepeekeo.