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About Us

The Hoʻopae Pono Peace Project seeks to build strength in the Hawaiian community, and in its connections with others, through culture-based support for the prevention and resolution of family and community issues, support for youth as nonviolent warriors, and promotion of nonviolent solution-building and activism.

We are an affiliate of the Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples

The project grew out of the NHBA/NHLC Peacemaking Project, which ran for four years on Oʻahu.

Board of Directors   see more here!

We also have many great volunteers, collaborators & allies, who help us in many different ways.  Mahalo!!!

Our Focus: 
Cultural peace-building (including family land situations and community organizational problem-solving); youth empowerment; peacemaker networking, visioning, and education; Ea (sovereignty); & strengthening non-violent activism.

Our Mission:
To perpetuate traditional Hawaiian culture-based peace methods; to increase the
availaility and usage of hoʻoponopono and other indigenous culture-based peacemaking
throughout Hawaiʻi and the world; and to promote nonviolent, aloha-based methods of
problem-solving (including nonviolent resistance, when necessary) in community and
international settings, as a means for building pono throughout the world.

 

Sponsors
We are proud to be funded by all of you!!!
Most of Hoʻopae Pono's work is voluntary and unpaid (with the exception of a small amount that Laulani makes for filing stuff).  However, our work would not be possible without much awesome support, for which we are grateful!
- Native Voices Rising
Kim Coco Fund for Justice of the Iwamoto Family Foundation
- Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples
- All individual donors!
Past funders we still appreciate include Resist!, Hawaiʻi People's Fund, and more!