Our Mission

Genealogy: Pedals and Pedagogy

 Pedals in the Health Center

  Kalihi Valley Instructional Bike Exchange (KVIBE) is a program of Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services (KKV).  KKV serves over 10,000 patients in the Ahupua’a of Kalihi. In Kalihi, 93 percent of the 50,000 residents have Native Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Islander ancestry. Many are immigrants who find Kalihi as their first home upon arriving in Hawaii.  Kalihi also has a high percentage of low incomes residents and public housing complex. KKV patients and staff alone speak over 27 languages.


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KVIBE supports a cohort of interns working to “strengthen connections for all people of Kalihi towards mental health, social justice, and well-being”.
— David Derauf, MD, MPH Executive Director of Kokua Kalihi Valley

ACCORDS

The Accords are our community agreement in our circles and space.  It is meant to help us practice listening and compassion so we can hear the details of our story and the wisdom of our experiences.