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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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Four unsung heroes recognized for their critical work in Hawaiʻi

August 5, 2021 Comments Off on Four unsung heroes recognized for their critical work in Hawaiʻi

2021 Ulu Hana: Pewa Awards will recognize four individual leaders who have made a significant difference in addressing and supporting critical community needs or challenges within the state of Hawaiʻi. Tune in for the premiere on Aug. 21 at 6p.m. on KGMB.

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Nā Pono No Nā ʻOhana Summer Program

July 28, 2021 Comments Off on Nā Pono No Nā ʻOhana Summer Program

The Nā Pono Summer Keiki Program successfully completed this ʻāina- and cultural- based program. Check out what they did this summer!

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Back to School drive collects hundreds of supplies and dollars

July 26, 2021 Comments Off on Back to School drive collects hundreds of supplies and dollars

PIDF’s Back-toSchool keiki in the Ka Paʻalana and Nā Pono No Nā ʻOhana programs receieved community support. Cutter Chevrolet, Cutter Ford, and 94.7 KUMU-FM teamed up to host a Back-to-School Drive at the Walmart in Mililani Town Center.

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Midweek Cover Story: Fostering Love

July 14, 2021 Comments Off on Midweek Cover Story: Fostering Love

Love remains the driving force for Duane and Lyn Pagay, who are the proud parents of four children and 15 foster keiki. Read more about the family in this week’s MidWeek cover story.

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Fostering Begins Here

July 1, 2021 Comments Off on Fostering Begins Here

A hui hou, Hui Hoʻomalu! Join our new journey as Project Pilina, where Fostering Begins Here.

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