Building A Vibrant Economy For Hawaii Island


Since 2019, Vibrant Hawaii has galvanized multigenerational, multi-sector stakeholders from every district of Hawaii island to shift deficit narratives and increase equity and wealth. Utilizing the collective action framework, efforts are conducted through streams: economy, education, financial resilience, health, housing and resilience hubs.

We envision an island community where people have chances and choices.

As part of the Vibrant Hawaii grounding statement, we state that we value auamo kuleana, or shouldering responsibility. We demonstrate this by:

     A commitment to empowerment rooted in our belief that everyone has skills and abilities but needs circumstances and opportunities to express those skills and abilities.

     Promoting language that recognizes a person’s abilities. 

     Shared ownership and accountability: If any one of us stumbles, we all fall because we are all connected.

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