Community Engagement

Kānāwai Māmalahoe: following the "Law of the Splintered Paddle"

The founding figure of a united Hawaii, Kamehameha I, set a standard of equal treatment for the mighty and the weak. “Respect alike men great (kanaka nui) and humble (iki),” he famously proclaimed. “See to it that our aged, our women and our children, lie down by the roadside (in their travels) without fear of harm.”

H.R.H. Prince Darrick with his cousin Princess Idony Punahele and Princess Makamae
HRH Prince Darrick with his family sitting in VIP tent with the Kaahamnu Society, the Royal Order of Kamehameha and the Governor and his wife.
Royal cousins from Tahiti: the Pomare family.

H.R.H. Prince Darrick Ali'i Nui and Senior member of the Royal House of Hawaii is committed to helping the people of Hawaii by supporting those charities and non-profits that His Royal Highness holds close to his heart. H.R.H. Prince Darrick believes strongly in the perpetuation of the Hawaiian language and culture therefore he is committed to assisting schools that teach the children their heritage and history as well as the language. He is also committed to assisting the organizations that help our homeless as well as those that are struggling with drug addiction. His Royal Highness feels that as a Prince of Hawaii, his position comes with an obligation and a responsibility to care for his people.

To that end, he has recently supported the following funds:

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