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.

The Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility Has No Girls. Can It Do The Same For Boys?

June 23, 2022

OYAH Kawailoa campus partners, Hawaiʻi Youth Correctional Facility and Hale Kipa share more on how community efforts led toward lower numbers of girls incarcerated in Hawaiʻi.

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For the first time, there are no girls incarcerated at Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility

June 22, 2022

Efforts made by the Opportunity Youth Action Hawaiʻi and partners at Kawailoa Youth and Family Wellness Center share more about successful diversion programs with Hawaii News Now.

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PIDF Announces Appointment of Four New Board Members

June 21, 2022

As PIDF expands its free statewide programs and services, board  members provide invaluable connections to resources in communities of service. 

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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.

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.