Ka Paʻalana

Child’s Nonprofit Empowers Ka Paʻalana Keiki with Science

February 22, 2019

On Monday, February 11, the Ka Paʻalana classrooms at Hope Shelter were particularly loud. Keiki were laughing and debating, balloon cars whizzed across the floor, goggles and gloves snapped into place.

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Happy Feet for Families

February 20, 2019

When Archdeacon Steve Costa saw Partners in Development Foundation (PIDF) President Jan Dill speaking to KITV about the importance of Early Childhood Education, he felt a pull to do something for the organization.

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Polynesian Voyaging Society Shares Food, Knowledge with Families

February 15, 2019

After returning to Honolulu from San Francisco, the crew of Hikianalia had a problem.

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Hawaiian Airlines Delivers $5,000 to Ka Paʻalana

January 24, 2019

This week, we were honored to receive a check from Hawaiian Airlines for $5,000! The donation was collected from the organization’s employees and their families from the annual Honolulu City Lights parade.

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A Season of Giving

January 18, 2019

The 2018 holiday season was a busy one for Partners in Development Foundation and our many programs.

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Recognizing International Volunteer Day 2018

December 5, 2018

Today is International Volunteer Day! Join us as we celebrate the individuals who help to give a voice to marginalized and vulnerable groups, helping #LeaveNoOneBehind.

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Hui Nohona Provide Trainings, Webinars to Staff

November 23, 2018

Our Hui Nohona culture team stayed busy through the month of October, giving several trainings, webinars, and demonstrations to staff and program families.

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Keiki Pick Pumpkins at Aloun Farms

October 26, 2018

Our Tūtū and Me Traveling Preschool’s Makakilo site and our Ka Paʻalana program sites went out to Aloun Farms this week for some fun in the sun!

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Improving the Health of Families and Children with Ka Paʻalana

October 25, 2018

Since 2012, the annual Ka Paʻalana Health Fair has helped families to take charge of their health and provided a number of resources to benefit both the keiki and their kupuna.

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Ka Paʻalana Hosts 3rd Annual STEAM Fair

October 5, 2018

Last Friday marked the 3rd Annual STEAM fair put on by our Ka Paʻalana program. Different educators came from around the island to discover the STEAM curriculum and see how it is implemented in the classroom. It was a “journey of the different experiences teachers had while developing the curriculum,” explained one Ka Paʻalana staff member.

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