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  • Impact Projects
    Digital Literacy

    Digital Literacy is using virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR) to diversify Hawaiʻi's economy and strengthen its workforce.

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  • Impact Projects
    Drive Electric Hawai‘i
    www.driveelectrichi.com

    Drive Electric Hawai‘i (DEH) is a network led consortium of 16 public, private, and nonprofit signatories committed to building a broad coalition in support of this vision for renewable transportation; incenting and accelerating the deployment of EVs and an EV charging infrastructure that will support 100% renewable energy; and developing and deploying transactional and regulatory mechanisms that will enable the full value of electrified transportation.

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  • COVID-19 Responses
    Early Childhood Action Strategy
    hawaiiactionstrategy.org

    Teams and partners within the Early Childhood Action Strategy (ECAS) network have shifted priorities to focus on four areas during the next few months: 1) Family Violence Prevention, 2) Prenatal Access, 3) Child Care Support, and 4) Weekly Resource Updates.

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  • COVID-19 Responses
    Ekklesia Capital
    www.ekklesiacapital.com/mastermind

    Since May 2020, Ekklesia Capital has worked with over 120 local businesses across over 20 industries through the "Rebuild Your Business" and "Pivot Your Business" programs. Work included a partnership with Hawaiian Community Assets & Hawaiian Community Lending to provide technical assistance and grants to business owners statewide during the pandemic.  Ekklesia Capital also co-developed the Business Pivot Grant Program (www.hawaiibizpivot.org) with the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii that provided technical assistance and $16.7 million in grants to 2,366 businesses with 22,261 employees negatively impacted by the pandemic. The Bank of Hawaiʻi Foundation and First Hawaiian Bank also sponsored programs created by Ekklesia Capital to support the small-to-mid sized business community. Managing Director David Oyadomari is now in the process of rolling out the mastermind group curriculum to businesses through American Savings Bank in 2021.

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  • Impact Projects
    Energy Efficiency

    This initiative implements energy efficiency measures to enable underserved communities to lower their energy costs, and thereby pay for critical needs to improve their quality of life.

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  • Impact Projects
    Green Passport
    www.conservation.org/hawaiigreenpassport

    Green Passport brings conservation organizations and the tourism industry together to create a stable funding stream for the enhancement of environmental protection in Hawaiʻi.

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