Bobby Alcain

(18x24) Oil on Canvas

Uncle Bobby Alcain, a Moloka‘i farmer and a leader of aloha ‘āina, teaches the Moloka‘i community on his farm, ‘Āina Pulapula. At ‘Āina Pulapula, Uncle Bobby grows native Hawaiian plants and vegetables, while also educating Moloka‘i youth about the endangered species. He is also an avid caretaker for Lanikaula and a part of Lā‘au Lapa‘au o Moloka‘i. Over the years, Uncle Bobby has been recognized with many awards from our Moloka‘i community. Uncle Bobby believes that there is a lot of knowledge in Native Hawaiian plants and how sustainability is important in our lives.

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