Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture


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Upcoming Events

2022 Jubilee

September 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Give Aloha Program

September 1 @ 12:00 am – 11:00 pm

Upcoming Workshops


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.


Learn and share with fellow small business owners. Whether you are interested in participating in different events to market your business or would like to receive support about incorporating Hawaiian language in to your products or services, there is a Business Hui for you. Register for upcoming sessions at or contact for more info. 

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Last Chance to make a donation while shopping at Foodland or Sack N Save to support INPEACE. Don't forget to make a donation while checking out.

By Giving Aloha to INPEACE it is supporting culture-based education in community with youth and families.

Give Aloha to INPEACE by making a donation.

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Makali‘i ka malama, makali‘i na maka, makali‘i na nahele. 

Makali‘i is the month in which people squint and plants grow stunted.A play on different meanings of makali‘i.

Today marks the start of a new malama (lunar month) on the island of O'ahu. #comingsoon #MalamaWheel
Did you know that PATCH Preschool Open Doors provides child care subsidies for keiki ages four and five across Hawai'i? Find out about eligibility, the application process, and ask any questions you might have about Preschool Open Doors (POD) at our next session of the Preschool Financial Assistance Series by INPEACE Ho'āla on Thursday, October 20th from 12-12pm on Zoom. 

Register at

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Writing about yourself can be hard when you are filling out scholarship applications. Join us for our next workshop in the "Fall For You" Workshop series to learn how to write about yourself and how to draft a Personal Statement. 
Registration required at or call (808) 693-7222 for more information.
#NationalLiteracyMonth Make reading fun for your keiki. Singing and playing are so important, and yet we sometimes hold back out of our own self-consciousness. Model for children that you don’t have to be the best at something to do it and have fun!

This literacy tip is brought to you by the INPEACE Early Literacy Project.
Two weeks left to make a donation while shopping at Foodland or Sack N Save to support INPEACE. Don't forget to make a donation while checking out.

How to Donate: 
1) Shop at Foodland or Sack N Save
2) Show your Maika'i card to the cashier or enter your phone number at checkout
3) Tell the cashier our code and the amount of your donation (up to $249)
4) Review your receipt to confirm the donation amount and the name of our organization is correct.

100% of funds raise will support culture-based education.

#FoodlandGiveAloha #INPEACEGiveAloha @FoodlandHI