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Engaging youth as active, compassionate citizens through service and education

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Our mission is to engage youth as active, compassionate citizens through service and education.


Many thanks to Na Lei Aloha Foundation for supporting the Youth Philanthropy Board "Be the Change" program!


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Ke Alu Kaiāulu: Connecting Students to Conservation

From March 20th to the 25th, twelve students from across Hawai‘i Island participated in ‘Imi Pono no ka ‘Āina. Through the Three Mountain Alliance watershed partnership, ‘Imi Pono no ka ‘Āina, which translates to seeking excellence for the land, is an environmental place-based enrichment program offered to middle and high schoolers. The program’s mission is to connect students to the landscape while instilling stewardship. This particular session of ‘Imi Pono focused on environmental restoration in the hands of the community.


Pi‘opi‘o na moku o Hilo

The session began at Wailoa Center within the ‘ili kūpono known as Pi‘opi‘o. This year Wailoa is celebrating its 50th Anniversary and has undergone multiple renovations on the lower level of the Center, creating a workspace for artists and other community members. Along with facility…


Posted by Amelie Sterling on May 10, 2017 at 4:44pm

Updating (finally!) our YPB / Be The Change Applications

Greetings All,

We will be working on updating and refining our YPB and Be The Change Grant Applications.  Please be patient while this process moves forward.  

In the meantime, feel free to use the YPB Application in its current form.  

We look forward to having you onboard!


Ms. B.

Posted by Deb Boltz on May 6, 2017 at 9:46am


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