The EPIC Foundation
2535 South King St. Room 304
Honolulu, HI 96826

Phone: (808) 955-6100
Fax: (808) 941-7077

Imi Ike

Na Lei Mae`ole programs are designed to provide educational and support services to current and former foster youth and their families. An emphasis is placed on one-to-one and/or small group tutoring utilizing culturally congruent methods of engagement, teaching, support, and foster family involvement.

Current Na Lei Mae`ole programs include:

The `Imi `Ike Tutorial Center
Located in Mo`ili`ili and Waipi`o, O`ahu, The `Imi `Ike Tutorial Center is uniquely situated and designed to meet the comprehensive educational needs of Hawaii’s foster youth population.

The Aloha Kaulana Scholarship Program
This program provides opportunities for foster youth to receive tutoring free of charge from EPIC Education tutors at one of its two tutorial sites. Scholarships are awarded based upon availability of funds.

Enrichment Workshops
Currently robotics, Hawaiian language and culture, and engineering are offered as enrichment programs.

For more information, please contact:
Monte McComber, Project Director (808) 393-1282 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Funding Sources:
US Department of Education, Native Hawaiian Education Program & The Friends of EPIC Foundation

The EPIC Foundation is an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation organized in April 2004.