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Keola Klaus virtual toy drive is coming to town!

December 5, 2022

Support PIDF’s program keiki for a very Merry Christmas! Donate $20 or more in this virtual toy drive and receive a FREE Box Combo from Raising Cane’s.

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Nomi Health Announces November Launch of Keiki Book Drive for PIDF

November 7, 2022

Books to be Collected This Month for Partners in Development Foundation Early Education Programs at 7 Testing Sites on Oahu & the Big Island

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PIDF Fall festivities with munchkins and pumpkins! 

October 30, 2022

PIDF early education programs, Ka Paʻalana and Tūtū and Me preschool, ventured to Aloun Farms and Waimānalo Country Farms to celebrate Fall!

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Hawaiʻi Project to End Youth Incarceration Receives $20 Million Award From Kellogg Foundation’s Global Challenge to Advance Racial Equity

October 11, 2022

After nearly two years of planning, PIDF and OYAH partners are honored to receive $20 million to end youth incarceration in Hawaiʻi.

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Hawaiʻi’s Youth in Foster Care to Benefit from Ohana Fuels ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ Program

September 29, 2022

The funds raised from the ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ program will support graduating East Hawaiʻi high school students in foster care to purchase prom attire including hair and makeup, as well as caps and gowns.

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PIDF Board Connects Their “Why” During Retreat

September 19, 2022

The PIDF Board connected with each other during the retreat and heard about direct impact from programs.

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OYAH Policy Intern Presents at CNHA Convention

August 8, 2022

Opportunity Youth Action Hawaiʻi Intern presented at the CNHA Convention to share more about the policy work she’s engaged with at Kawailoa.

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More Help Is Coming For Hawaii’s Homeless Youth

July 25, 2022

Opportunity Youth Action Hawaiʻi partner at Kawailoa, RYSE, supported Act 130, recently signed into law, to establish the Safe Spaces for Youth Pilot Program under the Department of Human Services.

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Hawaii has no girls in juvenile detention. Here’s how it got there.

July 25, 2022

Nationwide, there have been efforts to lower youth incarceration rates and close youth prisons. Efforts made by OYAH at Kawailoa are shared.

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Native Hawaiian-centered approach helps youth heal and become healers

July 21, 2022

PIDF, together with an assembly of local partner organizations, is a finalist for Racial Equity 2030, a global challenge to advance racial equity in the next decade. Together, they’re working to end youth incarceration, especially of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander youth, in Hawai’i.

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