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.

PIDF’s New Covid Response Initiative Launches in Molokaʻi

May 11, 2022

For multigenerational households with ʻohana ranging from keiki to kūpuna, access to Covid-19 at-home test kits and knowledge about infectious disease control, will prepare families and save lives. PIDF kickstarted Hoʻopalekana Ola to bridge the gap in rural communities.

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Foster Youth Shares Greatest Sign of Support: Show Up

May 2, 2022

May is National Foster Care Month. It’s a reminder that loving, supportive resource (foster) parents who are fully present for their keiki can change the lives of youth in the foster care system.

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Kupa ʻAina among 17 nonprofits in 2022 – 2024 ALICE Initiative Cohort

April 27, 2022

Kupa ʻAina will expand its community partnerships to provide Hawaiʻi’s most at-risk and vulnerable youth with mentorship and vocational training opportunities, financial literacy education, and supplemental services to increase their independence and financial stability.

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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

Hawaiʻi among 10 finalists for $90 million global challenge to boldly address systemic racism

Racial Equity 2030 will unleash transformative solutions to improve the lives of children, families and communities across the world. The “Kawailoa: A Transformative Indigenous Model to Replace Youth Incarceration” project supports youth to find their roles as healers and community contributors by replacing youth incarceration with a Native Hawaiian restorative system.