Originally shared on Now This News by Sara Michel on Oct. 11 2022click here to read.

#ad In Hawai’i, young Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders are disproportionately represented in the juvenile justice system. The Partners in Development Foundation works with Kupa ʻAina Farm, Kinai ʻEha, Hale Lanipōlua, Residential Youth Services & Empowerment, Hawaiʻi Youth and Correctional Facility, Olomana School) at the Kawailoa Youth and Family Wellness Center to replace youth incarceration with a Native Hawaiian restorative system.

Listen as Opportunity Youth Action Hawaii administrator Mark Patterson shares how they plan to advance their goals of empowering Native Hawaiian communities, training youth healers, and shifting resources to be community-driven and culturally-grounded by 2030.

Learn more: wkkf.org/RE2030