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Kamehameha Schools Awards $1,136,100

The Kamehameha Schools has awarded $1,136,100 to continue advancing our work with families with children in early learning programs and to collaborate in the work to support community members working towards their academic and professional goals.

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It’s Gotten Both Worse and Better for Struggling Working Families

INPEACE’s Ho‘oulu Waiwai (“to build wealth”) program has been running for eight years now and has provided financial workshops and counseling for over 1,600 people, most of them Native Hawaiian. The program uses mo‘olelo (Hawaiian stories) and ‘ōlelo no‘eau (Hawaiian proverbs) to help participants better understand financial concepts.

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Upcoming Events

2022 Jubilee

September 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 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.


Help your keiki connect words to object by reading a book and interacting with them. This tip brought to you by INPEACE Hi'ilei and Parents as Teachers (PAT) National. 

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We'd like to mahalo Kamehameha Schools for awarding INPEACE $1,136,100 to continue advancing our work with families and children in early learning programs to collaborate and support community members working towards their academic and professional goals. With its mission to fulfill Pauahi’s desire to create educational opportunities Kamehameha Schools’ has provided INPEACE with this funding to advance our keiki and communities toward a thriving Lāhui. Read more at https://bit.ly/3BWVqwd
Mahalo @windwardmall for hosting our Kaulele “The Story of Kapa” Exhibit. Stay tuned for where we’ll be next.
Prepare for scholarships and job readiness by participating in our "Fall For You" Series hosted by our Ka Lama Education Academy. This 4-part workshop series will help you write a resume, cover letter, and personal statement, manage your time with a planner party and participate in a mock interview. Workshops start September 6, 2022 at 5:30pm at @clcmaili. Those who attend all 4 workshops will receive a special makana. Registration required at www.inpeace.org/events

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Math is a part of our everyday lives. Join us for our second installment of our STEM Roundtable that will focus on the topic of Probability and how this math concept effects everyday life. This virtual workshop will be held on  August 25, 2022 from 5:30 - 7:30pm on Zoom. Registration required at www.inpeace.org/events

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Mahalo to The Institute for Museum and Library Services who has awarded $99,953 to INPEACE to advance our Kaulele Program, an Indigenous STEM Experience which provides interactive activities utilizing observational, problem-solving and hands-on approaches to learning. Read more about this funding at institute-of-museum-and-library-services-imls-awards-99953
@inpeacehawaii will be down at the Baby Fair by @newbabyexpo at @kamakanaalii August 19 & 20 to share information about our various programs including early learning programs and services for prenatal to five years old. 

Posted @withregram • @newbabyexpo ❤️ Come visit all of our awesome mommy and baby vendors 🗓 ADMISSIONS DAY WEEKEND, Friday & Saturday, August 19 & 20 at the Baby Fair at Ka Makana Ali’i @newbabyexpo @kamakanaalii. 👉 For more info click the link in the bio. 👨‍👨‍👦‍👦 Bring the whole family down and enjoy two fun-filled days of great vendors, food, and giveaways. 🤙
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Are you currently working at a DOE or public charter school? Or do you have the desire to become a teacher? Come and learn about the services and supports provided by Ka Lama Education Academy at the Welcome Back event on August 18th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. Registration required at www.inpeace.org/events

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