Education

  • PE’A (Pasefika Empowerment & Advancement)

    PE’A (Pasefika Empowerment & Advancement)

    Pasefika Empowerment and Advancement (PE’A) is a non-profit organization recently established by Pacific Islander women to support the increase in representation of Hawaii-Pacific Islanders in post-secondary education, as well as in employment opportunities. Seeking to fill the void, PE’A made a conscious decision to spend this entire year advocating and providing services and resources that…

  • Pono For The People

    Pono For The People

    Pono For The People was created in June 2020 in response to the epidemic of confusion associated with mail-in voting being heightened by COVID-19. Founded by two native Hawaiian women at the top of Hawaiʻiʻs marketing and graphic design industry, they have joined forces to help navigate people’s political consciousness in Hawaiʻi. They provide non-partisan, factual…

  • Hawai’i Kids CAN

    Hawai’i Kids CAN

    Founded in September 2017, Hawai’iKidsCAN: The Hawai’i Campaign for Achievement Now, is on a journey for the future of public education in Hawai’i — one in which all keiki have access to great schools, regardless of their zip code. Their movement uses research and communications, grassroots organizing, and direct advocacy to make that bright vision…

  • Mālama Honua PCS

    Mālama Honua PCS

    Mālama Honua Public Charter School Foundation, located in Waimānalo, O’ahu, supports Mālama Honua Public Charter School, which provides education that cultivates the caring, compassionate, and astute “mind of the navigator” in students and teachers alike by the appropriate application of indigenous Hawaiian values, inclusive of 21st century skills. Its values-based and placed-based learning environment emphasizes…

  • Hui o Kuapā

    Hui o Kuapā

    Hui o Kuapā educates local and global communities about Native Hawaiian biocultural resource management through the restoration, use, and maintenance of Moloka’i’s loko i’a (traditional Hawaiian fishponds) and their adjacent lands. The restoration of ‘Ōhalahala pond in the ahupua’a of Kūmimi on Moloka’i’s East end continues the hui’s 33 year legacy to ho’ohanohano (uplift and…

  • EA Ecoversity

    EA Ecoversity

    EA Ecoversity is a culture-based post-secondary education and career training institution grounded in Education with Aloha (EA). Incorporated as a non-profit in 2023, EA Ecoversity’s goal is to provide young Hawaiians, ages 15-30, with culturally-driven, community-based educational experiences and opportunities, including career exploration and training, and by integrating modern technologies and initiatives with ancient ‘ike…

  • Ke Ea Hawai’i

    Ke Ea Hawai’i

    Ke Ea Hawai’i is an interscholastic student council composed of elected representatives from 17 Hawaiian-focused charter schools. Each year, the hui hosts two immersive camps to equip students with leadership tools, visit sacred places, speak with constituents on campuses during school hours, hear from community leaders, identify strategic priorities, and develop action plans for the coming…

  • Honua Scholars

    Honua Scholars

    Honua Scholars‘ mission is to highlight Native Hawaiian value-based STEM practices, inspiring individuals from any background to facilitate a relationship between their career, their culture, and their community. With many of their Kanaka Maoli membership currently living in diaspora pursuing STEM degrees, the array of programming they host, including mentoring sessions, seminars, essay competitions, and…