Ka Paʻalana

Na Makamae: Cheri, Ka Paʻalana

April 30, 2019

The first thing you notice when you walk into a room with Cheri Richards is her loud, infectious laugh.

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Ka Paʻalana’s Pua Aquino on ECSTEM Panel in Pasadena

March 22, 2019

The Early Childhood Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Conference – or ECSTEM – is held annually in Pasadena, CA. Hosted by the Children’s Center at Caltech, the two-day conference brings together over 500 early childhood professionals.

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Na Makamae: Terry, Ka Paʻalana

February 28, 2019

Terry Nakamura believes in authenticity. In his work, he genuinely respects the individuals that he works with and the families that he serves and encourages his staff to do the same.

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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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