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Kōkua aku kōkua mai – Help others and be helped

December 1, 2023
Little girl and her mother pose next to an easel containing the little girl's artwork.

Kōkua aku kōkua mai – Help others and be helped has been fundamental to Partners in Development Foundation’s Tūtū and Me program since its very start in 2001. On Maui,…

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Waimānalo Households Enrolled In Hawaiʻi Energy Program to Save Hundreds of Dollars a Year

June 6, 2023

Nearly 75 ʻohana will benefit from an appliance swap program and an energy efficiency literacy course.

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Two Mentorship Programs Receive Fundamental Support to Empower Vulnerable Native Hawaiian Youth Populations

June 6, 2023

Over $120,000 will enable the youth of the Honokaʻa and greater Windward Oʻahu region to benefit from services such as career pathway development and mental health.

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Informal Caregivers Are Propping Up Hawaii’s Child Care Industry With Little Support

May 9, 2023

Providing enrichment opportunities and training to grandparents and friends providing in-home child care can have a big impact on school readiness.

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Opening Their Hearts to Keiki in Foster Care

May 1, 2023

May is Foster Care Month and the Omerod ʻohana from Hawaiʻi Island has opened their hearts and home to more than 20 ʻōpio in foster care over the past three years.

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Thrive by Five Presented by Commit to Keiki

April 19, 2023

Commit to Keiki is a statewide, non-partisan, government/non-government collaborative focused on addressing critical priorities of many young families across the state. In this episode, Nā Pono No Nā ʻOhana program participants share their experience in finding valuable resources for their household.

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Hawaiʻi’s Foster Care Youth Receive Nearly $7,000 From Ohana Fuels “Fuel Up. Do Good.” Program

March 14, 2023

Community members supported the Ohana Fuels campaign to benefit East Hawaiʻi graduating high school students in foster care.

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PIDF Staff Mālama ʻĀina Workday

February 27, 2023

PIDF administration staff step out of the office and help the Kupa ʻAina team to mālama ʻāina.

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Insights on PBS: Helping the Helpers

February 6, 2023

INSIGHTS ON PBS Hawai‘i is a live, weekly one-hour public affairs show. PIDF President and CEO, Shawn Kanaʻiaupuni, and other community nonprofit organizers share more about their roles in supporting Hawaiʻi’s people.

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Partners in Development Foundation, serving Hawaiʻi’s families for 25 years

December 29, 2022

Tūtū and Me Traveling Preschool Site Manager, Cheri Richards, shares more about PIDF’s 25-year journey.

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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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