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Jake Au

Jake is a Software Engineer major at Drexel University and a Web Developer intern at Gum Design LLC. When he is not studying in Philadelphia or building websites for companies in Hilo, he is a three-year seller on eBay, high school tutor, inventor, entrepreneur, problem solver, programmer, basketball player, free-diver/spear-fisher and an older brother, just to name a few. Since the COVID crisis, Jake has been actively helping schools and organizations transition virtually by leading and managing a NexTech Hawaiʻi virtual camp, participating in virtual discussions with principals and teachers and coming up with solutions for a range of engineering and software problems.

For the Keiki Heroes project, Jake supports content design, website and app development, and the social media campaign while collaborating with local schools.


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Our Mission

Keiki Heroes promotes health education materials that are culturally relevant and age-appropriate to support the physical, mental, emotional, and social health of children in Hawai‘i. We believe that keiki can be heroes by helping themselves and others to adopt healthy habits to support community health.

Your tax-deductible donation funds Keiki Heroes’ content development and distribution. Email to find out easy ways to donate monetary, time, and talent!

As of 2022, Keiki Heroes became a project under Hawai‘i Public Health Institute.