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Hawaiian Homestead Technology Centers Cultivate Social Return on Investment Using 21st Century Tech to Preserve Ancient Ways (Part 4)
That's an idea Faye Kubo of Papakolea, Oahu says is important to her and her family as well.
"This is really good for the community, part of this community's history.
I'm really pleased about that," she says.
Faye works at the newest HHT technology production center in Papakolea (opened May 2006), which is a homestead in the highly populated area of Honolulu, Hawaii's capital city.
facility operates in the spirit of Pono; to do (or be) upright or good.
and the other workers that spirit allows the "family first" philosophy to flourish, and in turn, give back to the community.
is a remarkable woman with the energy and personality to take on any task.
returned to the work force after spending many years raising her
two adopted grandchildren (a granddaughter, now age 12, and a grandson, age 14) and taking care of her
She is now a Data Conversion Technician at the facility in Papakolea.
"My mom has since passed away and the kids are bigger, so it was time for me to go back to work," she
jokes about being "computer illiterate" when she
fist started her