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Aaron Mahi honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

January 3, 2022 Comments Off on Aaron Mahi honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Hawaiʻi Academy of Recording Arts held the 2021 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Lifetime Achievement Awards and honored PIDF’s very own Hawaiian Cultural Specialist, Aaron Mahi.

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Mahalo to our 1027 Da Bomb ʻOhana, Keola Klaus Check Presentation 2021

December 22, 2021 Comments Off on Mahalo to our 1027 Da Bomb ʻOhana, Keola Klaus Check Presentation 2021

Local radio station 1027 da bomb’s Keola and team, along with Ali from Raising Cane’s present a check of $17,250 to make this holiday season a special one for PIDF ʻohana this year.

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Sleigh the day with Keola Klaus’s Toy Drive

December 10, 2021 Comments Off on Sleigh the day with Keola Klaus’s Toy Drive

Support PIDF’s program keiki for a very Merry Christmas! Donate $10 or more in this virtual toy drive and receive a FREE Box Combo from Raising Cane’s.

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Tūtū and Me parents open their hearts, homes, and hands to Kohala

December 7, 2021 Comments Off on Tūtū and Me parents open their hearts, homes, and hands to Kohala

In the midst of the small-town Kohala of Hawaiʻi Island, PIDF’s Tūtū and Me Home Visiting program connects with ʻohana who learn how to strengthen their household and support their keiki.

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Keiki get creative at Santa’s Ornament Workshop

November 29, 2021 Comments Off on Keiki get creative at Santa’s Ornament Workshop

Santa Clause came to Towne! Hundreds of keiki joined in on Project Pilina’s Santa Ornament Workshop to ring in the holiday season!

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Civil Cafe: How The Pandemic Has Affected Hawaii’s Indigenous People

November 12, 2021 Comments Off on Civil Cafe: How The Pandemic Has Affected Hawaii’s Indigenous People

Honolulu Civil Beat hosted a discussion with Native Hawaiian leaders who share data, anecdotes, and more on the impact of the pandemic on Hawaiʻi’s lāhui.

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Nonprofit Will Use Grant To Create Savings Accounts For Native Hawaiian Families

October 12, 2021 Comments Off on Nonprofit Will Use Grant To Create Savings Accounts For Native Hawaiian Families

Partners in Development Foundation is teaming up with American Savings Bank to help families better prepare and pay for children’s educational needs. Original story published on Honolulu Civil Beat on October 8, 2021 by Suevon Lee, here. A nonprofit serving Native Hawaiian…

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Farming program that aims to help at-risk youth find their way is a finalist for $20M grant

September 28, 2021 Comments Off on Farming program that aims to help at-risk youth find their way is a finalist for $20M grant

Kawailoa caught the eye of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. It named KYFWC one of 10 finalists in its Racial Equity 2030 challenge. KYFWC wants to establish a residential mental health campus for minors. The ultimate goal is to perfect a program rooted in Native Hawaiian practices that ends youth incarceration.

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Hawaiʻi among 10 finalists for $90 million global challenge to boldly address systemic racism

September 21, 2021 Comments Off on Hawaiʻi among 10 finalists for $90 million global challenge to boldly address systemic racism

The “Kawailoa: A Transformative Indigenous Model to Replace Youth Incarceration” project supports youth to find their roles as healers and community contributors by replacing youth incarceration with a Native Hawaiian restorative system.

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Give Aloha to PIDF

September 14, 2021 Comments Off on Give Aloha to PIDF

This year, Partners in Development Foundation is excited to participate in Give Aloha, Foodland’s Annual
Community Matching Gifts program!

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Reflections on John Paul “Jack” Keppeler

September 3, 2021 Comments Off on Reflections on John Paul “Jack” Keppeler

Hawaiian Cultural Specialist Aaron Mahi shares his account of the late Jack Keppeler, who was integral in the beginnings of the Baibala Hemolele project.

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Native Hawaiians receive support during trying times

August 12, 2021 Comments Off on Native Hawaiians receive support during trying times

Partners in Development Foundation receives $150,000 from Office of Hawaiian Affairs to support Native Hawaiians. The funding will support over 500 Native Hawaiian community members in Waimānalo through PIDF’s family education programming and services.

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