Future farmers share district honors

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    “I love microgreens,” said Waimea High School Future Farmers of America student Karen Kilar as she starts harvesting sunflower microgreens during the ag presentation phase of the FFA district competition Monday at Waimea High School. Looking on and reacting are judges Dereck Kaneshiro, Jill Suga and Makana Duncan, Kilar’s partner.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kapaa Future Farmers of America student Eve Cole and Kauai High FFA’s Keenan Iwai lead a group at the corsage making table Monday during the FFA district competition at Waimea High School.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kapaa Future Farmers of America student Keiley Abergas-Apilado works on vegetable grading Monday during the FAA district competition at Waimea High School.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kapaa Future Farmers of America student Eve Cole uses her experience to create a corsage Monday during the FFA district competition at Waimea High School.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kauai High’s Future Farmers of America team of Keenan Iwai and Trevor Nakasone work on finishing their corsages Monday during the corsage making phase of the FFA district competition at Waimea High School.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    The Waimea High School Future Farmers of America team of Makana Duncan and Karen Kilar harvest sunflower microgreens before the panel of judges, including Basilio Fuertes, Dereck Kaneshiro and Jill Suga Monday during the ag presentation phase of the FFA district competition at Waimea High School.

WAIMEA — Joyce Evens, Waimea High School coordinator for the Future Farmers of America competition, said there hasn’t been an FFA district competition with all three public high schools participating since 1998.

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