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Nā Pono No Nā ʻOhana Summer Program

July 28, 2021

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

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

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

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

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ASB supports critical PIDF efforts during challenging times

June 22, 2021

Partners in Development Foundation received $43,009 from ASB to continue providing critical educational, social, and environmental services to communities throughout Hawaiʻi.

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Maui family fosters 15 children, shedding light on National Foster Care Month

May 27, 2021

Duane and Jonahlyn Pagay of Maui have fostered 15 children since 2015, adopted one, all while raising three keiki of their own. The Hui Hoʻomalu-trained ʻohana shares how they beat the odds and celebrate foster care awareness month.

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Resilience Hub receives $10,000 from Hawaiian Electric

May 21, 2021

PIDF received a $10,000 grant from Hawaiian Electric to continue the Resilience Hub in Kohala, a project under the Pili a Pa‘a program that provides a safe space for keiki who are doing distance learning because of the COVID-19 pandemic and whose caregivers are unable to supervise them.

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Nā Pono keiki summer program 2021

May 13, 2021

The Nā Pono Keiki Program will provide culture-based programming designed to build skill sets through hands-on activities which strengthen
relationships to ʻāina and culture in community, for keiki and caregivers.

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PIDF receives $100,000 to address adverse childhood experiences among Native Hawaiians

May 12, 2021

The grant will benefit the youth of the PIDF’s Ke Kama Pono Safehouse program for adjudicated youth.

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With big hearts and a big home, this Hawaii family seeks to inspire others to foster

May 10, 2021

The Rogers family fosters and adopts medically fragile children in the Hawaiʻi foster care system. They shared their story on Hawaii News Now for Foster Care Awareness Month.

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Open Arms Harbor celebrates project success

April 19, 2021

After nearly six months, Open Arms Harbor iso-quarantine facility closes after successfully serving over 200 members who needed a place to heal after being exposed to or tested positive for Covid-19.

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Tūtū and Me goes on first in-person huakaʻi

April 2, 2021

Oʻahu Tūtū and me keiki went holoholo at the Honolulu Zoo! This was their first in-person huakaʻi since the pandemic.

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