Ma'o Farms Youth Leadership Training Program

HONOLULU (Hawaii News Now) - MA`O Farms in Waianae has a great new program for young adults who want to learn more about agriculture and business.

The Youth Leadership Training program is open to eligible Waianae Coast residents between the ages of 17 and 24. It is a two-and-a-half year internship that offers participants a chance to obtain an Associate of Arts degree while gaining work experience.

On Saturday, June 25, a fundraiser will be held to benefit the program. MA`O Ma Town, takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. on the Lawn at the Hawaii State Art Museum.

The event will feature food by Chef Ed Kenney, owner of Town Restaurant in Kaimuki and Downtown restaurant in the Hawaii State Art Museum. Local brews by the Kona Brewing Company and organic wine will be served. Event goers will be able to participate in a silent and live auction.

Tickets cost $150, and a portion of it is tax deductable. VIP tables are available, ranging from $3,000-$10,000. Click here to purchase tickets online or call Summer Miles at (808)721-6592.

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