Awards & Accolades

INPEACE has won many prestigious awards including outstanding service to Native Hawaiian children and their families.

INPEACE has won many prestigious awards, including:

  • “Interview of the Month” for PARENTS, INC. magazine, (May 2014), for which Kanoe Nāone, INPEACE’s chief executive officer, was selected and featured
  • Native Hawaiian Education Council Grantee Recognition Award (January 2014) for outstanding service to Native Hawaiian children and their families
  • Pacific Business News’ Cades Foundation Nonprofit Leadership Award (2013), through which INPEACE was honored for using data to inform decisions and create positive impacts at every level
  • Pacific Business News’ 2013 Businesswoman of the Year, for which CEO Kanoe Nāone was selected as a finalist
  • Pacific Business News’ 2013 Women to Watch, a category for which CEO Kanoe Nāone was named, along with nine other finalists
  • Hawaiʻi’s Outstanding Children and Youth Advocate Award Finalist (September 2013), Lisa Pakele, program director for INPEACE’s Keiki Steps, for her outstanding leadership of Native Hawaiian families through the 2013 legislative process, including a youth rally, reminding legislators to make Hawaiʻi’s keiki a top priority
  • Bank of Hawaii Native Hawaiian Nonprofit Award (September 2013), for INPEACE’s deep commitment and exceptional contributions to Native Hawaiian communities
  • Hawaii Business Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award, Top Nonprofit in Hawaiʻi 2012 (medium-sized nonprofit category)
  • Hawaii Business Magazine’s Best Places to Work in Hawaiʻi in 2012 (medium-sized nonprofit category), based on employee surveys. More than 75 percent of INPEACE employees completed the survey and reported satisfaction with their employers. Employee satisfaction had increased by 7 percent since the last time INPEACE had participated (2010)
  • Hawaii Business Magazine’s Best Places to Work in Hawaiʻi 2010 (medium-sized nonprofit category)

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