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Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center honored for ‘commitment to transparency’

Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center has received the GuideStar Exchange Silver participation level, a symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA Inc., a source of nonprofit information.

This level demonstrates Ku‘ikahi’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability, said Executive Director Julie Mitchell. “We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission, and our long-held belief in being transparent about our work, to our constituents.

“As a GuideStar Exchange participant, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about our work to our supporters and GuideStar’s immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media.”

In order to be awarded use of the GuideStar Exchange logo, Ku‘ikahi had to meet requirements on the nonprofit report page at

“I encourage you to check out our profile on GuideStar to see what we’re all about,” said Mitchell. “We are engaged in exciting initiatives, and we are thrilled to have another platform for communicating our advancement and progress.”

The GuideStar Exchange is an initiative designed to connect nonprofits with current and potential supporters. With millions of people coming to GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations, the GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with GuideStar’s many audiences.

Becoming a GuideStar Exchange participant is free. To join, organizations need to update their report pages, completing all required fields for participation. The GuideStar Exchange level logos, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are displayed on all Exchange participants’ nonprofit reports.

Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center empowers people to come together — to talk and to listen, to explore options, and to find their own best solutions. To achieve this mission, Ku’ikahi offers mediation, facilitation, and training to strengthen the ability of diverse individuals and groups to resolve interpersonal conflicts and community issues. For more information, call 935-7844 or visit


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