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Welcome Cohort IX

Learn more about the ninth cohort of the Omidyar Fellows program.

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Taking on Tomorrow

With every passing day, the challenges we face become more numerous, more complex, and more interconnected. It may be your time to lead.

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Making an Impact

Fellows help shape Hawai‘i's future through projects that galvanize collaboration and address our state's most pressing issues.

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About the Program

Comprised of a 9-month curriculum and ongoing and enduring commitment to the Forum of Fellows, the Omidyar Fellows program seeks to cultivate the conditions in which Hawai‘i thrives.

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May & June Newsletter

Cohort IX Q&A

Meet the 16 local leaders in the next cohort of the Omidyar Fellows program in this special edition of Taking on Tomorrow.

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Fellows Spotlight

Care for ‘Āina Now

Jack Kittinger and Kawika Riley highlight the coalition that is calling for more investment in natural resource management and conservation.

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Fellows Spotlight

Renewable Energy Solutions

Noe Kalipi and Wren Wescoatt share Fellows’ project collaborations that address climate change and resiliency.

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The challenges we face in Hawai‘i, and around the world, are great and growing. Our future depends on putting the right talent up against every obstacle in our path.
Pierre Omidyar, Founder and Chairman, eBay
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