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YIM April 2014




  Date: April, 2014



Youth in Motion
Youth In Motion was started back in 1998 with the prime focus on creating opportunities for kids. The organization has had its ups and down and is based on pure heart and volunteer work. We do not operate on grant money but donations from individuals and companies into certain projects that pertain to empowering the local kids of Molokai. Youth In Motion is all about the kids.


The history and story of Youth In Motion is long but bottom line its all about the youth, creating opportunities and dreams in anything that a youth can dream of.

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Goes Pink for Stand Up for the Cure (Breast Cancer)​ for April 2014

Two of Youth in Motion members goes Pink for May 3rd


Youth In Motion (YIM) has two members heading to Newport Beach in California on April 28th who will be participating in Stand Up for the Cure SUP event on May 3rd.


YIM has been offering Stand Up Paddling to the youngsters of Molokai as well as the adults who are part of the Stand Up Paddle Association of Molokai.


Josie and Alex Mawae both decided on doing this event and actively fundraised to buy their tickets to the mainland. Both kids will be participating at the Stand Up for the Cure event as well as the 2nd annual Junior Pro SUP Fiesta to be held the following day at Huntington Beach


Josie and Alex Mawae are now trying to raise money for breast cancer. For every $125 they raise will be enough for one woman to get a free mammogram through the Susan G Komen Foundation. 25% of all proceeds raised from this event will go to fight great cancer on a global level.







Stand Up For the Cure FUNDRAISER:

Donate to Team



I “Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Thanks to events like the Standup for the Cure and Race for the Cure, we have invested nearly $1 billion to fulfill our promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.” 


If you would like to contribute to Team Molokai Hawaii, you can donate a dollar or two to


What has Youth In Motion been doing?


Youth In motion has been running swimming classed during 2013 along with Stand Up Paddling. YIM will continue to run these same classes for 2014. For more information you can email Clare at or check out the website for calendar of events. 


Youth In Motion has  an area leased from R.W Meyer next to Malama Park with the vision to bring an open air Youth Center area where kids can get involved with many outside activities.  It is a slow process as this is all based on volunteers from the community who can help lead the various projects that brings hands on learning. 




The latest project has been the clearing of the area so that YIM can then install an irrigation system so trees can be planted and an outdoor nursery in the NW corner of the property. The discussion has been on growing native wetland plants and other native plants that relate to the area of Malama Park. As always Youth In Motion is seeking volunteers to spear head different projects that would educate and inspire youth on this piece of property at Malama Park.









Many thanks goes to Jr Alcon and the Molokai Calvary Chapel who have brought in two youth groups from One Love ministries and ..???  Also big thanks go out to David Makaiwi (Maka) and Nate Oswald and the local Molokai crew from Montsanto that came to help with the big final cleanup of hauling the piles of debris to the dump. Each person that came to help were a huge blessing and bottom line it all ends being about the kids and the vision of what can be done.


Ready to go for the next phase! Ready for irrigation and planting of trees and other vegetation!



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