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Keola Klaus virtual toy drive is coming to town!

December 5, 2022 Comments Off on Keola Klaus virtual toy drive is coming to town!

Support PIDF’s program keiki for a very Merry Christmas! Donate $20 or more in this virtual toy drive and receive a FREE Box Combo from Raising Cane’s.

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Nomi Health Announces November Launch of Keiki Book Drive for PIDF

November 7, 2022 Comments Off on Nomi Health Announces November Launch of Keiki Book Drive for PIDF

Books to be Collected This Month for Partners in Development Foundation Early Education Programs at 7 Testing Sites on Oahu & the Big Island

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PIDF Fall festivities with munchkins and pumpkins! 

October 30, 2022 Comments Off on PIDF Fall festivities with munchkins and pumpkins! 

PIDF early education programs, Ka Paʻalana and Tūtū and Me preschool, ventured to Aloun Farms and Waimānalo Country Farms to celebrate Fall!

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Hawaiʻi Project to End Youth Incarceration Receives $20 Million Award From Kellogg Foundation’s Global Challenge to Advance Racial Equity

October 11, 2022 Comments Off on Hawaiʻi Project to End Youth Incarceration Receives $20 Million Award From Kellogg Foundation’s Global Challenge to Advance Racial Equity

After nearly two years of planning, PIDF and OYAH partners are honored to receive $20 million to end youth incarceration in Hawaiʻi.

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Hawaiʻi’s Youth in Foster Care to Benefit from Ohana Fuels ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ Program

September 29, 2022 Comments Off on Hawaiʻi’s Youth in Foster Care to Benefit from Ohana Fuels ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ Program

The funds raised from the ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ program will support graduating East Hawaiʻi high school students in foster care to purchase prom attire including hair and makeup, as well as caps and gowns.

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PIDF Board Connects Their “Why” During Retreat

September 19, 2022 Comments Off on PIDF Board Connects Their “Why” During Retreat

The PIDF Board connected with each other during the retreat and heard about direct impact from programs.

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PIDF Ulu Hana Pāʻina celebrates 25 years of service in Hawaiʻi

August 30, 2022 Comments Off on PIDF Ulu Hana Pāʻina celebrates 25 years of service in Hawaiʻi

Nearly 300 guests celebrated Partners in Development Foundation’s 25th anniversary for the Ulu Hana Pāʻina held at the historic Royal Hawaiian Hotel and raised over $225,000!

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Improving Hawaii’s Health

August 10, 2022 Comments Off on Improving Hawaii’s Health

Focusing on vulnerable and underserved populations, Kaiser Permanente provides support to many nonprofit organizations, including Partners in Development Foundation, to uplift the community’s overall health and well-being.

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OYAH Policy Intern Presents at CNHA Convention

August 8, 2022 Comments Off on OYAH Policy Intern Presents at CNHA Convention

Opportunity Youth Action Hawaiʻi Intern presented at the CNHA Convention to share more about the policy work she’s engaged with at Kawailoa.

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More Help Is Coming For Hawaii’s Homeless Youth

July 25, 2022 Comments Off on More Help Is Coming For Hawaii’s Homeless Youth

Opportunity Youth Action Hawaiʻi partner at Kawailoa, RYSE, supported Act 130, recently signed into law, to establish the Safe Spaces for Youth Pilot Program under the Department of Human Services.

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Hawaii has no girls in juvenile detention. Here’s how it got there.

July 25, 2022 Comments Off on Hawaii has no girls in juvenile detention. Here’s how it got there.

Nationwide, there have been efforts to lower youth incarceration rates and close youth prisons. Efforts made by OYAH at Kawailoa are shared.

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Native Hawaiian-centered approach helps youth heal and become healers

July 21, 2022 Comments Off on Native Hawaiian-centered approach helps youth heal and become healers

PIDF, together with an assembly of local partner organizations, is a finalist for Racial Equity 2030, a global challenge to advance racial equity in the next decade. Together, they’re working to end youth incarceration, especially of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander youth, in Hawai’i.

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