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Keiki Steps Oʻahu Proudly Presents its 2nd Annual Hōʻike

Keiki Steps Oʻahu was proud to present its second annual Hōʻike. The location was perfect: in Kapolei at the hula mound, at the base of Puʻuokapolei, Keiki Steps chose to honor the significance of place.  The theme this year was Kuʻu Wahi Pana (My Beloved Wahi Pana).  Wahi pana are legendary places in our islands. Each Keiki Steps
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INPEACE’s Parents as Teachers program featured on HI Now!

Check out INPEACE’s Parents as Teachers program on HI Now, which aired May 8 and 12, 2018 on both KGMB and KHNL. The parent and child development program was featured on the aloha state’s newest local lifestyle show, featuring inspiring stories. PAT Parent Educator Claudia Quintanilla and PAT parent Maria Kahookele were showcased across all platforms of Hawai‘i News Now. Claudia and
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Opportunity Knocks for Mākaha Family

There was a knock on a Mākaha family’s door one day. Community recruiters Saydee Pojas and Lita Westbrook from INPEACE’s Hōʻala program were calling, spreading the word about the many valuable resources that were available to families with children zero through five years. Leo Poti and his girlfriend Michelle Szadkowski have a 4-year-old son named
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INPEACE, as part of the Community Learning Exchange, teamed up with Hawai‘inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and Kamehameha Schools’ Ka Pua Initiative in presenting the Mākua Series, monthly workshops. These community-based learning experiences were for learners of all ages and are presented in the safe and welcoming Community Learning
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Your child has no preschool experience and now it’s time for kindergarten … what do you do? INPEACE, the Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture, is offering a three-week summer kindergarten transition program aimed at preparing keiki for kindergarten. The program is free and it benefits not just your child, but the whole family,
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A Fresh Start

Kūkuluao and Ka Lama Education Academy (KKLEA), an INPEACE (Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture) program, recently provided adults with a valuable opportunity to sharpen their basic math and English skills through a free refresher course held at the Kūkuluao classroom at the INPEACE offices in Wai‘anae. Nearly 40 people participated and though each
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Kapolei, Hawaiʻi — The Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $200,000 Roadmaps to Health community grant by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The grant will support an initiative titled Hawai‘i Community and Schools Partnership Innovation by integrating community resources such as social support
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How to Plant your Tongue of Fire

This plant grows easily in a home garden, and the white bean with purple streaks is an excellent source of protein. These plants grow quickly and can be harvested in two months. You’ll see a sprout in eight to 10 days and mature plants are ready for harvesting when they’re between one and two feet
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Soy Bean – From Seed to Table

Planting, Caring for, Harvesting and Consuming Your Soy Beans Soy beans are healthy, high in protein and in fiber. The soy bean comes from a plant that grows easily and quickly in the garden or a pot. The mature plant is two-to-three feet tall and it will flower before the bean appears. The beans are
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