We Are Oceania

Annual Summit Inspires Youth

March 9, 2020

The 4th annual Micronesian Youth Summit hosted hundreds of middle and high school students and featured workshops to support their future success.

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Census Rally Shows Importance of Count

January 14, 2020

A rally at the Hawaiʻi State Capitol building kicked off 2020 Census activities for the year and highlighted the importance of an accurate count.

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ASB Curling Raises $100k for We Are Oceania

October 4, 2019

The 7th annual charity Curling Tournament by American Savings Bank Hawaiʻi raised $100,000 for We Are Oceania.

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We Are Oceania Summit Helps Youth

September 25, 2019

For the last 3 years, We Are Oceania has put on a Micronesian Youth Summit to empower Hawaiʻi’s Micronesian youth and to show them how they can navigate success.

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US Census Bureau Visits We Are Oceania

June 27, 2019

This week, representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau paid a visit to We Are Oceania (WAO). The reps arranged a sit-down with Partners in Development Foundation (PIDF) and WAO leadership.

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Remembering Dr. Joakim “Jojo” Peter

April 9, 2019

Partners in Development Foundation is saddened by the death of Dr. Joakim “Jojo” Peter, a founding member of We Are Oceania (WAO) and a vibrant leader in Hawaii’s Micronesian community.

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Micronesian Youth Summit Prepares Children for Future Success

March 11, 2019

We Are Oceania (WAO) hosted the 3rd annual Micronesian Youth Summit on March 9th. The event saw over 300 Micronesian youth in attendance, along with many others from the community that came to speak to the youth about their culture, their lives, and their futures.

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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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Loaʻa Ka Lanakila No Ka Hana Paʻakikī

December 7, 2017

Mr. Lang, a homeless man, woke up in the emergency room with a broken leg and had no recollection of what had happened to or why he was there. When discharged from the hospital, he came and lived outside We Are Oceania’s (WAO) office for 6 months before he could walk again.

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Kalihi Nonprofit Helps Micronesians Retain Values

July 25, 2017

We Are Oceania (WAO) was featured in an article in the Honolulu Star Advertiser Monday, July 24, 2017

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