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World Indigenous Business Forum to be Held in Waikīkī

World Indigenous Business Forum to be Held in Waikīkī

Ka Wai Ola - 5/2015

At the World Indigenous Business forum in Guatemala last year, Nalani Takushi of Oʻahu invited the delegates to attend the forum's 2015 gathering in Honolulu. "I just did a call out to please join us in Hawaiʻi," Takushi said, adding that she was inspired after attending the conference for which the Guatemalan president provided opening remarks. 

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Training on writing grants, leadership development to start in May

Training on writing grants, leadership development to start in May

Ka Wai Ola - 5/2015

Hiʻilei Aloha LLC, a nonprofit subsidiary of OHA, will be holding workshops on grant writing and leadership development from May 13 through July 26. 

Workshops are free and are meant for nonprofit organizations, community leaders and individuals who are interested in developing collaborative, grassroots efforts to improve community conditions. 
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Indigenous forum will aim to foster talks, partnerships

Indigenous forum will aim to foster talks, partnerships

Star Advertiser - 4/2015

More than 700 delegates are expected to attend the World Indigenous Business Forum this fall in Wai­kiki, pumping an estimated $2 million into Hawaii's tourism economy.

The event seeks to connect indigenous leaders from across the globe to boost international trade as well as indigenous participation in business and economic development.

 

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Applicants for Health-Related Grants Sought

Star-Advertiser 10/21/14

The ChambThe Chamber of Commerce of Hawai'i is accepting grant applications until Dec. 15 for health-related initiatives on Oahu.

Through the Public Health Fund, the chamber provides grants to nonprofit organizations implementing "meaningful public health education and research projects, " with a preference for proposals that require collaborative effort and for which funds are not available from other sources.

Since 1985 the organization has awarded grants totaling nearly $3.5 million. Interested applicants can download an application at www.cochawaii.org/public-health-fund or email phf@cochawaii.org

er of Commerce of Hawai'i is accepting grant applications until Dec. 15 for health-related initiatives on Oahu.

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Ford Institute Leadership Class Maui 2014

Ford Institute Leadership Class Maui 2014

Posted by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

The 2014 Maui Leadership Development Program is based on curriculum from the Ford Institute for Leadership Program or FILP.  It is a 64-hour course conducted 2 days per month for 4 months.  Class sessions are conducted by FILP certified trainers Gigi Cairel and June Otow from Hi'ilei Aloha.

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Grant Writing for nonprofits

Grant Writing for nonprofits

Ka Wai Ola - 5/2014

On March 22, 2014, 16 individuals from various community groups on Molokaʻi attended an all-day workshop titled "Grant Writing for Nonprofits." Hiʻilei Aloha LLC sponsored and conducted this workshop, which was held at Kūlana ʻŌiwi.
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A Well Matched Partnership - $1 Million Grant

A Well Matched Partnership - $1 Million Grant

Ka Wai Ola - 11/2013

Wailani Robings and Gauhar Nguyen gush when they recall working together to secure a nearly $1 million federal grant to create a dual language program for preschoolers at Kawaiaha΄o Church School.

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Mobile Poi mill earns USDA grant

Mobile Poi mill earns USDA grant

Ka Wai Ola - 9/2013

OHAʻs nonprofit subsidiary Hiʻilei Aloha LLC has received a federal grant to develop a mobile poi mill that will enable small taro farmers to process taro and sell their products directly to stores.

The $57,887 grant, from the U.S Department of Agricultureʻs Rural Business Enterprise Grant program, promotes development of small and emerging businesses in rural areas.

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Farm program faces foreclosure

Farm program faces foreclosure

Star Advertiser - 8/2013

An organization that provides programs in Waiahole Valley for at risk youth and recovering addicts faces foreclosure after falling behind in payments on an 8-acre property.

The Pacific Cultural Institute, formerly known as Friends of Samoa, has been working on a payment plan to offset its debt- including $104,00 in lease rent payments to the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corp. 

The matter had been an ongoing legal battle among the organization, the state and Hawaiʻi Laʻieikawai Association since September 2009. On Oct. 30, Pacific cultural is scheduled to present a payment plan to the state at Circuit Cour to stave off foreclosure.

 

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Ready, Set, Mill!

Ready, Set, Mill!

Nonprofit awardee uses cash prize for mobile poi kitchen

July-September 2012 Issue of Pacific Edge Magazine

If you were given $10,000, what would you do? 
Hi΄ilei Aloha LLC had an answer when it entered Chaminade University's Fifth Annual Hogan Entrepreneurs/American Savings Bank Nonprofit Business Plan Competition...

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