Three sisters Miki, U’ilani, and Sheila Arasato – are empowered as they reconnect to their heritage through their work at MA`O Organic Farms in the community of Wai`anae in O`ahu, Hawai`i. Its groundbreaking youth leadership program combines a revival of pre-colonial Hawaiian food practices with a path to a college degree. MA`O offers all three a way to escape from stereotypes of underachievement and crime into an environmentally and socially sustainable future for their family and community.