News

“Ka Huakaʻi” published by Kamehameha Schools with PIDF President

March 24, 2021

“Ka Huakaʻi 2021” highlights the importance of Hawaiian culture-based education as a pathway for learners to build a bright future for generations to come. PIDF President and CEO Shawn Kanaʻiaupuni worked with Kamehameha Schools to publish this assessment, now available online.

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WAO becomes independent 501(c)3!

March 24, 2021

PIDF is proud to announce that their mentee organization, We Are Oceania, established independence as a 501(c)3. We are excited to maintain a close partnership and see the development of the organization as they continue to serve the Micronesian community.

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20 for the Next 20: Josie Howard

February 12, 2021

We are so proud of our mentee program, We Are Oceania’s Executive Director, Josie Howard, who was selected for Hawaii Business Magazine’s “20 For the next 20,” honoring people whose talents, accomplishments and potential set them apart as emerging leaders of Hawaiʻi for the next 20 years.

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Under-served Kohala Students Received Support from O’neill Foundation

January 27, 2021

Piha Me Ka Pono received a grant from the O’neill Foundation to provide additional support and covid-relief resources for North Kohala students.

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PIDF Covid Response PSA

January 19, 2021

Since the onset of the pandemic, PIDF jumped in to help close the gap between those who have access to resources and those who don’t. This PSA shares PIDF’s outreach and ways to support our communities.

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Open Arms Staff: BHHSURG Heroes

January 11, 2021

BHHSURG: Provider Hero— Open Arms Harbor Iso/Qar Hotels Case Managers featured in this issue.

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KYFWC on Ka Wai Ola news

January 5, 2021

The Kawailoa Youth and Family Wellness Center are highlighted as a puʻuhonua, or place to heal, for at-risk youth in hawaiʻi.

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Open Arms Harbor on KHON2

December 31, 2020

The Harbor Arms “Open Arms Harbor” iso-quarantine hotel opened in response to dampen the covid cases. Watch the story by Living808 on KHON2.

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Ka Baibala now on Bible App

December 16, 2020

To see the Hawaii News Now article, go to hawaiinewsnow.com/2020/12/15/entire-bible-olelo-hawaii-theres-an-app-that/ The Hawaiian language bible is now available to mobile users worldwide. Hawaiian nonprofit Partners in Development Foundation (PIDF) granted a license for the use of the diacritically marked Hawaiian text from Ka Baibala Hemolele, (the Holy Bible) on YouVersion’s “Bible App”, a free mobile and…

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PIDF Supports Youth, ʻĀina

December 1, 2020

PIDF partners with state agencies and nonprofits to support opportunity youth at the Kawailoa Youth and Family Wellness Center.

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Ka Paʻalana Outreach Expands

November 2, 2020

Ka Paʻalana navigates communities and ʻohanas through pandemic uncertainty, providing more educational resources, supplies, and technology.

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WAO launches live helpline

October 1, 2020

In addition to their one-stop shop that offers food, health, housing, employment assistance and more, WAO Provides Covid-relief resources like a live helpline to Micronesian and Pacific Islander Communities.

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