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Nā Pono No Nā ʻOhana Practices ʻĀina-Based Learning at Waimānalo Learning Center

April 8, 2024 Comments Off on Nā Pono No Nā ʻOhana Practices ʻĀina-Based Learning at Waimānalo Learning Center

The College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources’ (CTAHR) Waimānalo Learning Center was initiated in 2012 and has welcomed thousands of community members to improve awareness of the learning center’s research activities, and to support ‘āina-based education for our keiki…

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Mālama Honua School Students Showcase Uka and Wai Project, Emphasizing Environmental Conservation

March 5, 2024 Comments Off on Mālama Honua School Students Showcase Uka and Wai Project, Emphasizing Environmental Conservation

Since 2021, Nā Pono No Nā ʻOhana has partnered with Mālama Honua Public Charter School in Waimānalo to provide literacy support through daily tutoring services. Nā Pono staff, working closely with students and kumu, play a vital role in fostering…

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Little girl and her mother pose next to an easel containing the little girl's artwork.

Kōkua aku kōkua mai – Help others and be helped

December 1, 2023 Comments Off on Kōkua aku kōkua mai – Help others and be helped

Kōkua aku kōkua mai – Help others and be helped has been fundamental to Partners in Development Foundation’s Tūtū and Me program since its very start in 2001. On Maui, the program staff did just that in the wake of…

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Ka Paʻalana Earns National NAEYC Accreditation

November 16, 2023 Comments Off on Ka Paʻalana Earns National NAEYC Accreditation

Program recognized among the top in the nation by earning accreditation.

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Waimānalo Households Enrolled In Hawaiʻi Energy Program to Save Hundreds of Dollars a Year

June 6, 2023 Comments Off on Waimānalo Households Enrolled In Hawaiʻi Energy Program to Save Hundreds of Dollars a Year

Nearly 75 ʻohana will benefit from an appliance swap program and an energy efficiency literacy course.

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Two Mentorship Programs Receive Fundamental Support to Empower Vulnerable Native Hawaiian Youth Populations

June 6, 2023 Comments Off on Two Mentorship Programs Receive Fundamental Support to Empower Vulnerable Native Hawaiian Youth Populations

Over $120,000 will enable the youth of the Honokaʻa and greater Windward Oʻahu region to benefit from services such as career pathway development and mental health.

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American Savings Bank donates more than $368K to local nonprofits

May 23, 2023 Comments Off on American Savings Bank donates more than $368K to local nonprofits

PIDF is among five others to receive support through the ASB employee giving campaign.

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Informal Caregivers Are Propping Up Hawaii’s Child Care Industry With Little Support

May 9, 2023 Comments Off on Informal Caregivers Are Propping Up Hawaii’s Child Care Industry With Little Support

Providing enrichment opportunities and training to grandparents and friends providing in-home child care can have a big impact on school readiness.

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Opening Their Hearts to Keiki in Foster Care

May 1, 2023 Comments Off on Opening Their Hearts to Keiki in Foster Care

May is Foster Care Month and the Omerod ʻohana from Hawaiʻi Island has opened their hearts and home to more than 20 ʻōpio in foster care over the past three years.

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Thrive by Five Presented by Commit to Keiki

April 19, 2023 Comments Off on Thrive by Five Presented by Commit to Keiki

Commit to Keiki is a statewide, non-partisan, government/non-government collaborative focused on addressing critical priorities of many young families across the state. In this episode, Nā Pono No Nā ʻOhana program participants share their experience in finding valuable resources for their household.

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Hawaiʻi’s Foster Care Youth Receive Nearly $7,000 From Ohana Fuels “Fuel Up. Do Good.” Program

March 14, 2023 Comments Off on Hawaiʻi’s Foster Care Youth Receive Nearly $7,000 From Ohana Fuels “Fuel Up. Do Good.” Program

Community members supported the Ohana Fuels campaign to benefit East Hawaiʻi graduating high school students in foster care.

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PIDF Staff Mālama ʻĀina Workday

February 27, 2023 Comments Off on PIDF Staff Mālama ʻĀina Workday

PIDF administration staff step out of the office and help the Kupa ʻAina team to mālama ʻāina.

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