Ka Hana Noʻeau

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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Kohala Ka Hana No`eau Horsemanship Project Playday Success

August 15, 2017

The Ka Hana Noeau Horsemanship Project held its participant playday for family and friends on July 10, 2017 in Hawi at the Lio Lapa’au arena.

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Ka Hana No‘eau Ends the School Year With a Body Glove Adventure

June 17, 2014

Students from Kohala, Honoka‘a, Pa‘auilo, and Konawaena, all who are program mentees of Ka Hana No‘eau, joined each other in Kailua-Kona for a day of educational learning experiences about the rich history rooted in its many miles of shoreline.

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‘Ohana Night – Konawaena

May 29, 2014

Located on the beautiful hillside of Kealakekua (Hawaii) is Konawaena High School, home of the Wildcats. Partners In Development Foundation’s Ka Hana No’eau mentorship program has been working with the school in developing innovative elective classes for students to learn about Hawaiian traditions using contemporary technology.

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Dude What’s Your Deal ?

April 6, 2013

The Graphic Arts students from our Ka Hana No’eau mentoring program in Kohala, under the support and direction of their mentor Leslie Hayes-Cullins, produced a short hip-hop styled Drug Addiction Prevention video.

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Ka Hana No’eau in the News

March 3, 2013

Our Ka Hana No’eau Program is currently featured in an article in North Hawai’i News entitled, “Investing In Our Future”.

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Kynan Kawai – Sustainability Advocate

January 10, 2013

Kynan Kawai is a participant in our Ka Hana No’eau program on Hawai’i Island. Through his unceasing push for his island’s sustainability coupled with his hard work, Kynan has earned the acclaim of many.

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Ka Hana No’eau Student Kynan Kawai On the Road Again

August 23, 2012

Long time Ka Hana No’eau participant Kynan Kawai was on the road again…

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PIDF Program Director Presented the Prestigious Ho’okele Award

August 23, 2012

Our own David Fuertes, Program Director of our Ka Hana No’eau program in Kohala, is a 2012 Ho’okele Award recipient.

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Ka Hana No`eau’s Own Kynan Goes To International Youth Leadership Summit

May 30, 2012

The Sustainable Hawai’i Youth Leadership Initiative is pleased to announce the youth who will serve as a delegates to the 8th Annual Youth Leadership Summit for Sustainable Development on Martha’s Vineyard: June 23-29.

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Kohala Taste of Kalo

April 23, 2012

“Taste of Kalo” a Community-Culinary Experience, and Ono-licious Success!!!

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Way to go Principal Snelling!

April 11, 2012

Kohala principal named finalist for leadership award.

Kohala High School Principal Janette Snelling was named a finalist in the 2012 Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Awards.

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