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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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From Student to Educator to Community Leader

Keiki Steps leader and Kamehameha Schools alumna, Lisa Huihui Pakele, is proudly featured in the Kauwela (Summer) issue of I MUA, her alma mater’s quarterly magazine. Placed right at the top of the cover is a photo of Pakele reading to young keiki. And inside the magazine is a full-page article with beautiful photos under
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The tough economic climate has made most families cut back on educational and enrichment activities for their children, so finding low-cost or no-cost programs for keiki is becoming increasingly important. The Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE) is pleased to announce open registration for Keiki Steps to Kindergarten – a unique, free summer
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Keiki Steps on Hawaiʻi News Now

Parents say their kids are smarter, more sociable and more eager to learn. That’s after going through a new free program called “Keiki Steps.” It’s geared towards native Hawaiians, but anyone can sign up. Parents or grandparents bring their children to three-hour sessions, and stick around to help in the teaching process. There are interesting
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Dr. Kanoe Nāone, Chief Executive Office of INPEACE contributed an opinion-editorial article to the Honolulu Advertiser on Sunday, August 23, 2009 about the importance of preparing our island keiki for kindergarten.  To read the entire article, please click on the link below. Download Full Article
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University of Daegu in Korea Visits INPEACE

A professor and students from the Catholic University of Daegu in Korea came to Hawai’i to tour INPEACE’s programs and outdoor classroom in July. All of the students are part of the social justice program at the University. Every year a student of the program coordinates a visit to another country. The purpose is for
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The Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE) is pleased to announce that its teacher recruitment program, Ka Lama Education Academy (KLEA), received a grant of $40,000 from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. “Funding from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs will allow us to continue our work in the Waiʻanae community and expand to
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