serving Hawaiʻi's families

Living Hawaiian Values

Our Mission

Our Mission

Hoʻoulu a hoʻolako ʻo Partners in Development Foundation i nā ʻohana me nā kaiāulu e loaʻa ka lei o ka lanakila a e lawelawe pono ma o ka moʻomeheu a me ka mauli ola Hawaiʻi.

To inspire and equip families and communities for success and service using timeless Native Hawaiian values and traditions.

Nā Pono No Nā ʻOhana Summer Program

July 28, 2021

The Nā Pono Summer Keiki Program successfully completed this ʻāina- and cultural- based program. Check out what they did this summer!

Back to School drive collects hundreds of supplies and dollars

July 26, 2021

PIDF’s Back-toSchool keiki in the Ka Paʻalana and Nā Pono No Nā ʻOhana programs receieved community support. Cutter Chevrolet, Cutter Ford, and 94.7 KUMU-FM teamed up to host a Back-to-School Drive at the Walmart in Mililani Town Center.

Midweek Cover Story: Fostering Love

July 14, 2021

Love remains the driving force for Duane and Lyn Pagay, who are the proud parents of four children and 15 foster keiki. Read more about the family in this week’s MidWeek cover story.

Fostering Begins Here

July 1, 2021

A hui hou, Hui Hoʻomalu! Join our new journey as Project Pilina, where Fostering Begins Here.

ASB supports critical PIDF efforts during challenging times

June 22, 2021

Partners in Development Foundation received $43,009 from ASB to continue providing critical educational, social, and environmental services to communities throughout Hawaiʻi.

Our Impact

Our Impact

51%

People served are Native Hawaiian.

92%

Foundation funds went to serving the community in 2020. Only 8% went to overhead.

100,000+

People served since our beginnings in 1997.

Transformational Growth

We focus on the long-term success of the people and the communities we serve, we hope to instill a sense that those who succeed have, in turn, a responsibility to serve others in need.

FEATURED STORY

FEATURED STORY

Tūtū and Me Serves Family for Over 15 Years

The Tokashiki ʻohana has been attending our Tūtū and Me Traveling Preschool since our very first class in 2003. Their eldest keiki, Skylin, is now a student at Arizona State University and attributes part of her success to our program! Watch their story of generational success.