Hale Hawai’i’s vision is to inspire hope in residents to envision a life free of COVID19. We do this by implementing necessary measures to keep the virus out of the state so our children can go to school in a healthy environment where they can focus on learning and building relationships. A life where the islands will grow enough food to be able to feed residents. A life where the spirit of aloha can once again overtake fear.
Hale Hawai’i is an agent for positive change in our state. We believe Hawai’i can be healthy and happy during and post-COVID19. We envision a Hawai’i that is self-sufficient, diversified and economically robust. We visualize a Hawaii that can withstand unexpected emergencies, leave a smaller carbon footprint on our islands and be an example to future generations should they also face extreme hardship and unpredictable circumstance. We believe children have a right to be educated in a safe and healthy environment and recognize our keiki and kupuna as invaluable assets to our community that deserve to be cherished and protected.
HALE Hawai’i is a grassroots organization whose goal is to help Hawai’i and its leaders to keep the Hawaiian islands safe from COVID19. Our commitment is to involve and canvass our community for ideas that protect it from COVID19. We collaborate with other like-minded organizations and elevate community voices with the collective interest in bridging community and lawmakers to find practical solutions together in keeping our islands safe. Our goal is to help the people of Hawai’i’s envision a goal of a COVID-19-free home where we can all live our best lives without fear of COVID-19.
As we struggle to overcome a pandemic that is ravaging the mainland United States, we recognize we are also being given an opportunity to adjust our paradigm as a state. We have an opportunity to diversify and plan a new trajectory of our economic future. Our commitment is to provide creative solutions to complex problems in the face of COVID19 as well as other obstacles that may fall in our future paths. Our goal is a COVID19 free state that our economy can recover and prosper from while putting our community and public health first. We must grow more food to feed people instead of relying on imports; we must increase our self- sufficiency and decrease the cost of living on residents; we must be less dependent on tourism, and, malama ‘aina which includes living green, all of these things sustainably.