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Why Pono-Pono: Honoring Hawaiian Culture through Peacebuilding

Our organization has its roots in Hawaii where one of our founders received her bachelor's degree in Intercultural Peacebuilding. She studied in Laie, a puʻuhonua - a traditional place of refuge which... ...more

Perspective

June 06, 20245 min read

Why Pono-Pono: Honoring Hawaiian Culture through Peacebuilding

Redefining Peace: Embracing the Richness of Positive Peace

We've long held the notion that peace is simply the absence of conflict. But this view of peace as the cessation of hostilities is akin to believing that health is just the absence of disease. ...more

Perspective

May 23, 20247 min read

Redefining Peace: Embracing the Richness of Positive Peace

Empowering the Next Generation of Peacebuilders

By supporting students in developing their own peacebuilding NGOs, we aim to nurture a new generation of leaders who can bring fresh perspectives, local knowledge, and a deep commitment to creating po... ...more

Collaborations

May 16, 20244 min read

Empowering the Next Generation of Peacebuilders

Tracing the Shared Lineage: An Interfaith Dialogue at BYU-Hawaii

This interfaith conference hosted at BYU-Hawaii, aimed to facilitate a profound exploration of the connections and commonalities shared among the Abrahamic religions of Islam, Judaism, and Christianit... ...more

Conferences

May 09, 20244 min read

Tracing the Shared Lineage: An Interfaith Dialogue at BYU-Hawaii