Native Hawaiian Philanthropy is implementing a projects and programs to support native Hawaiian communities State-wide. Our funding development team is providing opportunities to fund specific programs that align with funders and philanthropists interests.
ʻŌlelo Noʻeau (Hawaiian Proverb);
"Hala no ia lā o ka pōloli."
An expression of thankfulness that there is food for another day.
Sustainable Native & Local Food Production
Help support Hawaiian farmers with resources to increase food production and decrease Hawaiiʻs dependence on outside fruits and vegetables. 90% of Hawaiiʻs food is imported, making us vulnerable to natural disasters and global events that impact the shipping and food support, as did the covid-19 pandemic.
Funding this program will go towards farm equipment, labor, and support for economic opportunities through food products and native food and plants.
Moʻolelo: Hawaiian Storytelling & Media Production
Moʻolelo is a partnership with Michael Andres Palmieri, a media and entertainment industry executive, EA Ecoversity, Ku Kahakalau and Kuakanaka LLC, Media Production Coordinator Kuʻuleimakamae Shafee, and nonprofits Project Kuleana & Mana Maoli. Help support Hawaiian and Indigenous writers and youth to learn about screenwriting for t.v. and film, along with music video production of traditional and modern songs grounded in the Hawaiian culture and stories.
Funding this program will go towards implementing the 12-month screenwriting program and 3- to 6-week music video production programs in Keanae, Maui and throughout the State of Hawaii
Native Hawaiian Philanthropy
Please help us to support native Hawaiian serving nonprofit organizations and businesses with the funding and resources needed to improve the socio-economic conditions of our communities. Native Hawaiians in Philanthropy will help to create sustainable funding opportunities for long-term impacts and planning.
This program is partnered with 14 native Hawaiian nonprofits that implement successful programs that are culturally-grounded and fiscally responsible.
Native Hawaiian Philanthropy will bridge together Foundations and Philanthropy organizations with native Hawaiian communities throughout the State of Hawaii. Funding for this program will support on-going Philanthropy networking and collaboration.
Native Hawaiian Community Socio-Economic Development & Support
This program will provide direct socio-economic opportunities to Keanae and communities State-wide.
Funding will go towards the general fund of Native Hawaiian Philanthropy, dba Na Mahiʻai o Keanae to continue our goals and mission to support native Hawaiian communities in Keanae, Maui and State-wide.