AiKea is a growing movement of individuals & organizations who care about the future of Hawai’i and are committed to building a larger social & political movement.
We work towards making a vision for a brighter future possible by engaging ordinary people in taking collective action and building a movement that embraces our diversity, promotes justice, and builds power. AiKea is committed to leadership by working people so that everyone can work, everyone can learn, everyone has a home, and everyone respects and preserves our island home.
If you see the value of working collectively to build power, join AiKea!
“AiKea–What’s that mean?”
“Ainokea” is a popular street phrase that translates people’s discouragement and disenchantment into fake “Hawaiianized”
language. “Ainokea,” when read with Hawaiian pronunciation, sounds “eye-no-kay-ah,” or local pidgin pronunciation of “I no care.”
We decided to turn this phrase around, so it reflects hope and determination, not discouragement and apathy. We take pride in protecting the people and ʻāina (land) with aloha.