Ka Paʻalana

Partnerships for Healthy Living

June 28, 2010

PIDF’s Ka Pa‘alana outreach program, Mālama Mobile, developed a partnership with nurses to help families living at Kea‘au Beach receive health information and services.

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Preschool Families Treated to Sesame Street Live

June 24, 2010

The keiki and families of PIDF’s Ka Pa‘alana Traveling Preschool were treated to a very special event on June 17. “Sesame Street Live! When Elmo Grows Up” was the event, and seeing all the Sesame Street characters onstage was the treat!

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Organizations Collaborate to Bring Community Together

June 21, 2010

On Friday, June 18, 2010, PIDF’s Ka Pa‘alana Program collaborated with Wai‘ane Valley Homestead Community Association (WVHCA) and the Boys & Girls Club of Hawai‘i Wai‘anae Unit for a ‘Ohana Night at Kaupuni Park located at the Wai‘anae Valley Homestead.

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PIDF Programs Participate in Sunset on the Beach in Wai‘anae

June 14, 2010

On June 12 & 13, 2010, Valley of Rainbows produced their 10th Annual Wai‘anae Coast Sunset on the Beach.

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The StarAdvertiser Visits Ka Pa’alana’s Classrooms for the Homeless

June 13, 2010

Homeless children usually can’t afford to go to preschool, so the Ka Pa’alana Traveling Preschool and Homeless Outreach program takes its classroom to the beaches and homeless shelters.

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Special Dedication of Yurts in April

May 26, 2010

At a time when the economy is falling on hard times and the State of Hawai‘i is experiencing budget cutbacks and layoffs, it is difficult to think there could be anything good on the horizon.

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Ka Pa‘alana Graduates, A Celebration!

May 24, 2010

Congratulations Ka Pa‘alana Graduates! On Thursday, May 20, 2010, Ka Pa‘alana celebrated its second preschool commencement at the Kalaeloa District Park.

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New Preschool Classrooms For the Homeless Dedicated

May 4, 2010

Partners In Development Foundation’s (PIDF) Ka Pa’alana Program blessed their new pre-school classrooms for the homeless at Kalaeloa.

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Partners In Development Foundation Lauded for Its Innovative Approach to Family Literacy for the Homeless

April 14, 2010

During its recent April conference held in this south-central Texas city, the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) praised Partners In Development Foundation (PIDF) for bringing family literacy programs to Hawai’i’s homeless communities.

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Yet Another Kama‘ehu Youth Receives JET Award!

February 16, 2010

What? Again? Yes, another Kama‘ehu student has gone beyond the call of duty to receive the coveted JET of the Month Award from Barber’s Point Elementary School for the month of January.

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