2016 PA'I Year-End Appeal
PAʻI Foundation
2016 PA'I Year-End Appeal
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One Beautiful Tradition at a Time.




If you are reading this it is because you have, in some way, touched our lives here at PAʻI and made a difference. It is also because we wanted to share with you the difference the PAʻI Foundation has made, and continues to make, with the support of caring, generous friends like you.


With your support*, the PAʻI Foundation was able to:

  • support 91 MAMo Native Hawaiian artists; providing 32 events such as arts markets, gallery exhibitions, and the popular Wearable Arts Show which attracted 21,134 attendees,
  • provide 288 class hours of hula instruction, in a studio setting, for over 60 students,
  • provide 370 interactive master class hours in cultural traditions including chant, Hawaiian composition, Hawaiian language, bamboo stamping, kapa making, Hawaiian string-storytelling, and featherwork for over 292 participants,
  • provide the first cohort of the Intercultural Leadership Institute, a collaborative program of Alternate ROOTS, First Peoples Fund, National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) and the PA’I Foundation. The Intercultural Leadership Institute is a year-long rigorous personal and leadership development program for artists, culture bearers and other arts professionals,
  • accept the invitation to host the Festival of Pacific Arts & Cultures 2020 in Honolulu,
  • schedule the January 2017 groundbreaking of Ola Ka ʻIlima Artspace which will provide 84 affordable artist lofts and the new PAʻI Arts Gallery & Performing Arts Center,
  • celebrate the naming of Vicky Holt Takamine as the 2016 USA Doris Duke Fellow of Traditional Arts,
  • ...and so much more!

There is so much more to do and we canʻt do it without YOU!

Please consider making a year-end, tax-deductible donation to the PAʻI Foundation to help us help you to continue our shared mission!




* With your support, the PAʻI Foundation was also able to leverage funding from local, national, and international sources including the Administration for Native Americans, Artplace, Atherton Family Foundation, First Peoples Fund, The Ford Foundation, Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority, Institute of Museum & Library Services, Native Arts & Cultures Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, National Performance Network, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs; and garner support from our partners Arts at Marks Garage, Artspace, City & County of Honolulu, Honolulu Museum of Art, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Mayor's Office on Culture & Arts, Nā Lama Kūkui, Royal Hawaiian Center, SALT at Our Kakaʻako, State of Hawaiʻi, Street Grindz, University of Hawaiʻi, and Wailoa Arts Center.



Preserving, Protecting, Promoting, and Perpetuating
Native Hawaiian Arts & Culture for Future Generations

PAʻI Foundation
904 Kohou Street # 102
Honolulu HI 96817-4407
info@paifoundation.org  (808) 844-2001

Name Date Amount Comments
Yvette-Michelle Wynn 02/05/2019 $5,000.00 Aloha Kumu Vicky, As we discussed, this donation is for your visits to teach our NY haumana. Mahalo nui loa, Yvette
Mark Kawika McKeague 12/31/2018 $500.00  
Lotus Wailana Wong 11/29/2017 $50.00  
Arna Johnson 11/28/2017 $50.00  
Sabra Kauka 11/20/2017 $100.00  
Dale Moss 07/02/2017 $20.00 On behalf of Lucy Lau
Victoria Holt Takamine 06/19/2017 $1,000.00  
Janet Leung 01/29/2017 $100.00  
Wendy Ford 01/14/2017 $25.00  
Burton White 12/31/2016 $100.00  
Sean Bidleman 12/31/2016 $500.00  
Daniel Kameahanohano Nahoopii 12/28/2016 $250.00  
Keith Kalani Akana 12/28/2016 $100.00  
Ki Quilloy 12/21/2016 $100.00 Much Aloha from HNKOL!!!
Jim & Cindy Turse 12/20/2016 $100.00  
Marilyn Leimomi Khan 12/20/2016 $50.00 Aloha, Vicky and Pa'i Foundation Ohana, mahalo nui loa for the wonderful work that you do!. Best wishes for a prosperous New Year. Me kealoha, Leimomi
Sabra Kauka 12/20/2016 $100.00  
Mark Tarone 12/20/2016 $20.00 Mahalo for all you do for our community!
Anonymous Friend 12/20/2016 $200.00 Mahalo for all your teachings and aloha.
Mahina Perreira 12/20/2016 $100.00 Wishing Pa'i continued success in 2017! With all our aloha! Uncle Sonny and Aunty Mahi
Stacy Sieminski 12/13/2016 $50.00  
  Total $8,515.00  
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