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‘Ōiwi leaders

Nā alaka‘i ‘ōiwi

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Discover how aliʻi exemplified leadership

‘Ōiwi leadership is grounded in the wisdom of those who have come before us. When we look to our past, we find pride in the moʻolelo of our aliʻi and inspired by everything they did for the people of Hawaiʻi. As our aliʻi have paved the path for us, it is now our kuleana to pave the path for the future of our lāhui.

Watch ʻōiwi leadership in action

Journey with ʻōiwi leaders as they share their stories and mana‘o on what drives them to create a better Hawai‘i and a better world.

Delve into the mind of an ʻōiwi leader

Read and learn how these ʻōiwi are helping our lāhui rise

ʻŌiwi leadership on the go: Ka Piko Podcast

Join host Kyle Galdeira for in-depth conversations with ʻōiwi leaders who share their passions for making a difference in our communities. Tune in to the show wherever you get your podcasts: Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and RSS Feed.



I Mua explores ʻōiwi leadership

Dive into a special edition of I Mua featuring stories of ʻōiwi leadership from across the pae ʻāina.

The Spring 2021 edition highlights Honolulu City Council members – Tommy Waters KSK’83, Esther Kiaʻāina KSK’81 and Andrea Uale Tupola KSK’98 – and examines how they are addressing critical issues facing our lāhui and all of Hawaiʻi. Beyond this cover story lies pages of stories of perseverance through the pandemic, innovation in the face of change and the hours spent honing one’s craft to share with the world.

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What type of ‘ōiwi leader are you?

The ʻōiwi leadership quiz is a fun exploration to some of the many faces of leadership in our lāhui and throughout history. Answer these 15 questions to gain a deeper understanding of how you lead and how you can continue to grow as a leader within your ʻohana, lāhui and beyond.

Think of this as an opportunity to explore your potential as an ʻōiwi leader. While there's probably one type that best describes you, you may change types at different points in your life and career. As a ʻōiwi, you carry each of these 5 traits and so much more within you as you continue to grow, learn and experience the world.

Complete the quiz

Be yourself and answer honestly to find our your ‘ōiwi leadership type

View results

Learn how your personality type relates to a past ‘ōiwi leader.

Unlock your potential
Grow into the ‘ōiwi leader you aspire to be.

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