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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. 

Chauncey in Kalo patch harvesting taro leaf

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

picture of film negatives with blue background.  Negatives have picture of organge sunset with a bird, darker orange sunset with lots of birds flying in the sky, and reddish sunset with trees in front
Picture with words in the shape of a ball with hands on each edge holding it.  The center word is Philanthropy, above is service assisting social and below is volunteering, serving, charity

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.

Keanae peninsula pic from above ocean.  Green peninsula with houses scatered.  Blue ocean with white sea foam surrounding the peninsula
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