Ka Paʻalana

A Year of Hope and Blessing for FAC

October 4, 2017

On Thursday, September 28th, Catholic Charities celebrated their one-year anniversary at the Family Assessment Center (FAC) in Kaka‘ako, by hosting an ‘Ohana Night for the past and present residents of the center.

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Aloha Festivals Floral Parade

September 30, 2017

It was a privilege and honor to participate in the annual Aloha Festivals Floral Parade on Oʻahu. Our President of PIDF, Jan Dill, was co-Ambassador of Aloha of the parade.

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5th Annual Ka Paʻalana Health Fair

April 25, 2017

“Adopting a healthy lifestyle has changed my life completely!” was the theme for Christine Hernandez, longtime caregiver at our Hale Wai Vista preschool

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Happy families receive beds donated from Costco and prepare for school

March 14, 2017

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, three of our preschool families from Next Step Shelter moved into the recently renovated low income apartment building on Beretania Street.

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Press Release PIDF Awarded $200,000 from The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

March 3, 2017

Partners in Development Foundation (PIDF) was awarded $200,000 from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to fund the Hoʻolako Project, which aims to provide services through home visits and case management for low-income families.

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Ka Pa‘alana parents embody values of aloha, laulima, mālama, poʻokela, and pono

January 23, 2017

Last month, while some people were busy organizing their Christmas lists and shopping, Ka Paʻalana’s preschool parents together with their children and other residents from HOPE shelter took to the streets to feed the less fortunate.

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Partnering to Protect Our Keiki

October 27, 2016

In September 2016, Dasson Tan, a senior at ‘Iolani High School, completed his Eagle Scout project: constructing safety fences to protect preschoolers from wandering beyond the playground area.

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Woodmen Life Hawaii Chapter donates to Ka Pa‘alana

October 25, 2016

On Friday, October 21, 2016, Richelyn Chow, Fraternal Coordinator for WoodmenLife’s Hawai‘i Chapter, walked into the Ka Pa‘alana office with a great big smile and an even bigger check.

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Volunteers take part in Nelson Mandela Day by giving back to community

July 18, 2016

On Saturday, July 18, 2016, organizers from the State AFL-CIO brought together dozens of volunteers on the grounds of the Lunalilo Homes and Adult Day Care as part of this…

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Community gathers to celebrate with Ka Pa‘alana graduates

July 16, 2016

Thursday, June 30th 2016 marked the culmination of months of hard work, dedication and perseverance by our Ka Pa‘alana keiki, caregivers and staff. We held our 8th annual Ka Pa‘alana…

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Locations Foundation event provides clothing for homeless families and children

July 14, 2016

On Saturday, June 18, 2016, hundreds of agents, staff, and their families from Locations LLC gathered at the Shriner’s Beach Club in Waimānalo for a day of fun, relaxation, and a chance to give back to the community.

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Tūtū and Me Graduates Keiki in Hilo

June 16, 2016

What a great way to end the school year! It was a celebration as we honored our graduates with a short award ceremony. On May 31st. we honored five of our graduates and the next day we honored nine out of twelve graduates.

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