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A Step Ahead

Three Weeks to a Smooth Transition Going to kindergarten is a major milestone in your child’s life. But, is your keiki ready? Have you done all you can to prepare your child for school? Pualani Murakami says preschool was just too expensive, so she decided to stay home and teach her daughter Kiley the things
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A Big Step…for our Littlest Keiki

Have you heard? It’s Keiki Steps pre-registration time! This FREE parent participation program prepares your child for Kindergarten while grounding them in culture and early learning knowledge. Sign up now, as the program fills up quickly! Pre-registration for the 2012-2013 school year is July 17 – 20, 23 and 24 at our O‘ahu and Hawai‘i
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When there’s a knock at the door from Kahe to Ka‘ena, it might just be a helpful group from INPEACE’s Hō‘ala program. Recently, Hō‘ala and Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program Director, Nalani Galariada, and Community Recruiters Carmelita Westbrook, Saydee Pojas and Malery DuPont, sat down with Billy V from 940, KINE and KCCN’s Nā ʻŌiwi
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Is your child ready for kindergarten? Schools need to be ready, too. Often, families wait until right before school starts to register their keiki, leaving schools to scramble at the last minute to hire additional teachers, and making the transition to kindergarten hard on kids. Parents can avoid this situation by registering children right away,
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Lā Wahi Hānai

Much of the world recognizes Earth Day during the month of April. But in Hawai‘i, every day is Earth Day! Native Hawaiians take great pride in respecting, protecting and maintaining the ‘Ᾱina. Join members of your community for Lā Wahi Hānai, a special clean up and educational experience, Saturday, April 9 at Kupu Ola Nānākuli
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This year marks the second time that INPEACE has been recognized on the esteemed list of Hawai‘i Business “Best Places to Work”. The recognition was a result of an employee survey that showed a high level of overall satisfaction. In addition to receiving this honor, INPEACE also was selected for the Editor’s Choice Awards for
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INPEACE has received a $1.6 million grant from the Federal Government through the Native Hawaiian Education Program (NHEP) to continue strengthening its Keiki Steps early childhood and family education program. The program, which serves more than 500 Native Hawaiian children and their families yearly from birth to age five, enhances early learning experiences through a
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The state Department of Education’s School Food Services Branch is providing meals at 60 public schools without charge this summer. The meals are available to anyone under the age of 18. There are no requirements, obligations, or reservations. Just come and enjoy breakfast or lunch as part of The Seamless Summer Option, funded by the
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Save the date!

This year, the Lōkahi gift drive was more successful than ever, thanks in part to the efforts of INPEACE to connect families in need with generous donors. The drive offered assistance to 42 deserving families, quadrupling previous years’ efforts and setting a benchmark for future drives. “Our organization is built on the importance of communities
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Keiki Steps Now Enrolling

For keiki under the age of five, school work is actually school play. That is, children learn best through activities that inspire their imagination and creativity, such as building with blocks, sculpting shapes out of playdoh or drawing a pictures. Keiki Steps’ trained staff guidse keiki and their caregivers through interactive activities that help strengthen
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