Programs

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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Four PIDF programs celebrate Lā ʻOhana in Waimea

June 13, 2022

Tūtū and Me keiki from Hawaiʻi Island’s Waimea and Honokaʻa sites celebrated their end of the year accomplishments with an in-person Lā ʻOhana (family day)! Four PIDF programs participated in the fun: Pili a Paʻa, Project Pilina, Tūtū and Me ʻOhana Support, and Hoʻopalekana Ola.

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It takes a village to raise a child— and for some Hawaiʻi Island ʻohana, diapers are included

June 1, 2022

Tūtū and Me ʻohana on Hawaiʻi Island benefit from a partnership with Hawaiʻi’s first diaper bank.

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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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Working Toward Native Hawaiian Equity In Our Justice System

March 16, 2022

Policy interns of the Opportunity Youth Action Hui, a collaboration of organizations and individuals committed to reducing the harmful effects of a punitive incarceration system for youth and promoting Native Hawaiian equity in the justice system, share on Honolulu Civil Beat.

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Project Pilina supporting children in foster care

March 14, 2022

Project Pilina appeared on KITV and shared about the “I Belong” campaign events in preparation for May, Foster Care Awareness Month.

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PID x JN “For the Love” of Early Childhood Education

February 8, 2022

For the month of February, the JN Group is accepting donations “For the Love” of early childhood education to support the multi-generational educational program, Tūtū and Me.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS TO ENCOURAGE KEIKI TO SAY “I BELONG”

February 7, 2022

Project Pilina and and community partners will host family-friendly events to share the various ways that Hawaiʻi can support keiki in care.

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