Youth Programs


The National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii is committed to providing programs that educate, engage and inspire our youth to become strong and healthy leaders of tomorrow.


Sidney Activity BookSidney Kidney’s Activity Book

Keiki explore the role of the kidney in their bodies, how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and some of the effects of kidney disease through this fun and educational book, guided by the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii’s mascot, Sidney Kidney. For ages 8-11.





Classroom Program


S.H.I.F.T. – Shaping Healthy Individuals for Tomorrow

Our classroom-based program focused on disease prevention, nutrition and exercise educates students about kidneys and their functions while empowering them to lead a healthy lifestyle and become health advocates through interactive activities, educational games and healthy snacks. For grades 3-6.



Keiki and Kidneys Workbook

Keiki & Kidneys,

Teacher’s Guide

This supplemental kit for educators, aligned with the State of Hawaii’s Content and Performance Standards, incorporates materials to aid students’ learning about the importance of kidneys and making healthy choices in nutrition and exercise. For grades 3-5.



Kidney MascotStudent Volunteer Mentorship

High School and College students are mentored by NKFH staff members on projects based around kidney health, education and advocacy.

Keiki Kidney Camp

Engaging, challenging and supportive programs and activities fill this exciting camp to build independence, self-esteem, and friendships among youth affected by chronic disease. Campers will be empowered to live an active and positive life within a safe and healthy area created specifically for them. 



This year's Keiki Kidney Camp will be held July 10-12, 2015 in Waialua, HI. To learn more and register, click here!

If you are interested in volunteering for the camp, please email Stephanie Locke, (


Keiki Kidney Camp



For more information about youth programs, please contact Stephanie Locke, Youth Programs Coordinator, at 808.589.5908 or




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