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  • Fellows Spotlight
    "Hardware for the Holidays" Donation Drive Gives New Life to Your Old Computer
    December 28, 2020

    The Kuauli Digital Opportunities Initiative (KDOI) has launched a computer hardware donation drive on O‘ahu to help families in need. Now through January 31, 2021, KDOI and their partner, Hawaiian Hope will be accepting donations of hardware that is no longer being used.

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    Purple Mai‘a is on a Mission to Inspire and Educate
    November 25, 2020

    Forest Frizzell, Cohort I, gives back through serving as a board member of Purple Maiʻa, a technology education nonprofit working to educate and empower the next generation of culturally grounded, community-serving technology makers and problem solvers.

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    Creating a More Peaceful, Just, and Humane World Through Storytelling
    October 28, 2020

    In the classroom, Sulma Gandhi found it difficult to find curricula that taught concepts surrounding violence prevention that also represented the rich diversity in Hawai‘i. She created Conscious Communities as a way to fill that void, developing an innovative curriculum, culturally-appropriate tools, and compelling films that reflect our islands. 

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    Harnessing the Potential of People and the Power of Collaboration to Build “One Shared Future”
    June 24, 2020

    After serving as director of the State of Hawai‘i Department of Human Services, Rachael Wong, Cohort III, came up with the idea for and launched One Shared Future in 2017. She gathered a team to reimagine support for workers in the nonprofit and public sectors – the people that make community change happen.

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    Pamela Joe's Secret Mission: Training Heroes at the Superpower Academy
    September 23, 2019

    Always wanting to “push the envelope,” Pamela yearned for a more creative outlet to help change the world. As a mother of two, she became deeply interested in new psychological research that demonstrated a strong link between social and emotional learning (SEL) skills and lifelong success. In 2017, she created her own start-up called the Superpower Academy!

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