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May 26, 2021 | Program Updates

During the program, cohort fellows volunteered for 15 hours a month at a handful of local nonprofits and startups. Some have continued to work on individual volunteer projects after the official programming ended in early April.

Watch Aunty Vicky share her experience with M&S volunteers at PA’I Foundation and see below for some of the projects led by the first cohort! And check out our Volunteering page to learn more.

  • Creating a statewide online Native Hawaiian business directory for the Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association and Native Hawaiian Chambers of Commerce;
  • Supporting an artist accelerator program while helping with website development and a CRM system for the PA’I Foundation;
  • Helping The Pantry by Feeding Hawaii Together with CRM, marketing, and partnership development to help expand;
  • Partnering with the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii and the Hawaii State Department of Education on the Hanai-A-Classroom program where our fellows mentored local high school students;
  • Assisting Work Now Hawaii on creating employment opportunities for diverse communities and underserved populations;
  • Collaborating with Girls Scouts of Hawaii on creating a virtual badging program and assisting with a capital campaign for the recently constructed STEM Center for Excellence at the 135-acre Camp Paumalu property on the North Shore.
  • Working on various volunteer projects with Hawaii Literacy, Kakoo Oiwi, Kanu Hawaii, Kupu, Mana Up companies, Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship, Pacxa, RendezView, Virtual UH Venture Competition, and the YMCA of Honolulu.