Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture


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Early Learning

INPEACE’s Early Childhood Education efforts utilize a multigenerational approach that places parents at the center of their child’s education. 


  • Keiki are culturally grounded and connected to place.
  • Keiki are at or above age appropriate literacy skills.
  • Parents are knowledgeable and confident in their parenting skills.
  • Parents actively engage in their keiki’s education and confident in their ability to support their keiki toward academic success.



served through our
Early Learning and
School Readiness


Youth and adults
served in our
educational equity,
leadership and
teacher development


Educational Equity

INPEACE’s focus on Educational Equity and Teacher Development acknowledges the cultural background, community intelligence, positive role models, and the strength of shared perspectives that shapes the lives of our keiki, incorporating them into learning approaches that make academics relevant. LEARN MORE

  • Teachers in the community are homegrown, licensed, highly qualified, and connected to culture and community.
  • The proportion of Native Hawaiian teachers aligns with the proportion of Native Hawaiian students.
  • Students are engaged in learning and have well developed critical thinking skills.


Economic Stability

INPEACE engages in Family Economic Capacity Building to develop more economic options that enable individuals and ‘ohana to live in the communities they grew up in, pursue their dreams of sending their keiki to college, purchasing their own home, and being financially stable when they retire. LEARN MORE

  • Individuals and ‘ohana-
    • Decrease debt and increase credit score.
    • Establish a college savings plan for their keiki.
    • Establish a retirement plan.
  • Increase the amount of locally-owned, community-grown businesses.


members were
enrolled in our
family economic
capacity building

INPEACE Is Funded Through Personal Donations From People Like You.

INPEACE is a nonprofit organization that relies heavily on grants to fund programs and services that strengthen, support, educate and empower our communities. Through donations, we are able to keep our programs free while providing an incredible asset to our community.


Mahalo @officialmikeymonis and @living808tv for allowing us to share our the Grand Opening of the INPEACE Center for Entrepreneurship happening Friday 3/31 from 5-7pm. Call (808) 693-7222 or visit our website for more information.
"Business Hui have connected me to a variety of resources and amazing people who inspire me to elevate my business to the next level." -Jenna Ikeda, Owner, @bujobae_

Join us for our next Business Hui on April 20, 2023 on Zoom from 10-11am. Registration required at or call (808) 693-7222.
Are you interested in applying for tuition assistance from Preschool Open Doors? If your keiki was born between August 1, 2018 - July 31, 2019, you may be eligible to apply for tuition assistance for preschool from PATCH Preschool Open Doors for the 2023-24 school year. Applications are due Friday, March 31, 2023 for School Year 2023-24.

Call our Ho'āla Program today at (808) 693-7222 for assistance on applying so you don't miss the deadline
Kalehua Caceres and Sanoe Marfil represented INPEACE and joined the Indigenous Early Learning Collabortive at the 2023 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their session was entitled Centering Race and Culture in Developmental Science: Native American/Indigenous Childrenʻs Educational Experience. #SRCD23
Learn how to create and maintain a Spending Plan to help you manage your finances at our first workshop in the Financial Kai Series on Tuesday, JApril 4, 2023 at 5:00pm – 6:30pm. For more info or to register visit

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The Science of Kapa Pop-Up Hawaiian Culture & Science Exhibit is now on display at @imiloaastronomycenter thru June 4, 2023.
INPEACE Hoʻāla is happy to announce that we are bringing the Preschool Here I Come Fair to Kapolei. Join us from 10am - 2pm on Thursday, March 30th at Ka Makana Aliʻi Center Court to learn about different early learning programs, subsidy providers, and other resources for families with children 0-5 years old.

Registration Preferred at or call (808) 693-7222 for more information.
🐟He i‘a no ka moana, he aho loa kū i ke ko‘a. 
In order to obtain a good position, one must prepare. 

Come and learn with us about how you can prepare your finances for success. We are now enrolling participants for our next virtual Financial Kai Workshop series, starting April 3, 2023. Registration required at

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