In Person Convenings

Statewide Talk-Story + Listening Sessions

We know that in person connecting is a big part of building pilina, so we’re coming to you! HANO and our partner, AlohaCare, are hosting half-day talk story + listening sessions in every county. These convenings are an opportunity to come together, share and learn. We’ll share what HANO’s been working on but we’re MOST interested to talk story with YOU about how you are navigating the rapidly changing environment and how HANO can best support your efforts.

Nonprofit organizations focus on alleviating poverty, providing employment services, promoting community health and well-being, and other vital community services. Nonprofits are doing their part to raise awareness of the challenges to whole communities, to collect and analyze data to identify the problem and solutions, and to take action to protect and care for our communities. The health of our sector directly impacts the effectiveness of our organizations and our ability to meet our goals, missions and mandates.

Talk-Story + Listening sessions are from 9 AM – 12:30 PM. Breakfast and snacks provided. All sessions are FREE, but we ask for your kokua.  Please register so that we’ll have accurate information for logistical purposes

*Travel stipends provided for folks coming from Lānaʻi and Molokaʻi to attend the Maui session. Please apply here if you are interested.


Friday, October 27
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Liliʻuokalani Trust – Kīpuka Kauaʻi
4530 Kali Rd.
Lihue, HI 96766 (map)


Friday, November 3
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Aloha Theatre
79-7384 Hawaiʻi Belt Rd.
Kealakekua, HI 96750 (map)


Thursday, November 9
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Office of Housing & Community Development
1990 Kinoʻole Street, #102
Hilo, HI 96720 (map)


Friday, December 1
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Maui Economic Opportunity Inc
99 Mahalani St.
Wailuku, HI 96793 (map)


Wednesday, December 6
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Windward Community College
Hale ‘Ākoakoa
45-720 Kea‘ahala Rd.
Kāne‘ohe, HI 96744 (map)

Mahalo palena ʻole to our sponsors who are practicing true trust based philanthropy and walking beside us in this journey.