About us

Who We Are

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and empowering the Pacific Islander community in Hawaii

We aim to build cultural bridges by providing programs that center equity, solidarity building, and reconnection to indigenous practices. We believe that by working together, we can cultivate a future in which our people are grounded in their identities and have the support, knowledge, and tools they need to thrive.

Our organization is made up of individuals from diverse backgrounds, who share a deep appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of Pacific Islanders and a commitment to improving the lives of these communities. We believe that by working together, we can make a meaningful impact on the lives of Pacific Islanders in Hawaii and help preserve their traditions for future generations.

Our Approach

Creating positive impacts through community building and local partnerships.

The work we do is guided by our Core Values of:

STEWARDSHIP

Compassion in our nurturing of the land, ocean, and relationships to one another.

ACCOUNTABILITY

To ourselves, each other, the organization and community.

OPEN-MINDEDNESS

 Growth through learning & respecting different lifestyles, opinions and cultures.

HEALTH

The mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of our people.

HUMILITY​

 Leadership through service to the community.

COLLABORATION

Seeking knowledge, wisdom and understanding from our people and community.

Our Vision

A healthy, culturally rooted and thriving pacific islander community in Hawai’i.

We envision a future where Pacific Islanders are rooted in their cultural identities, are empowered to reach their full potential, and are celebrated for their unique contributions to the world. Our ultimate goal is to help build a brighter future for Pacific Islanders in Hawaii, where they can live with dignity, prosperity, and cultural pride.

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen the unity amongst Pacific Islander communities in Hawaii through community building programs that center social equity and cultural wellbeing.