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Keith Ranney
Art of Volunteering
A Social Enterprise

Aloha! Welcome to Art of Volunteering, a nearly two decades long commitment to extending aloha to island residents and visitors. Formerly dedicated to the growth of volunteerism in Hawaii and providing volunteer solutions for event planners, capacity building strategies for non-profits, and opportunities for volunteers of all ages and capabilities, Art of Volunteering's principle, Keith Ranney, now focuses most of his aloha on restoring Hawai'i food sovereignty, safety and security through his role with Hawai'i Farmers Union United.

Mission: to organize and inspire teams of volunteers to provide service with aloha on behalf of the Maui Film Festival, an event that enriches our community through arts, culture, science and celebration.

If you have the volunteer spirit and this is your first visit to the site, select an event in the right column to register with that organization. Or, if you would like to tour the registration and scheduling system first, visit the tutorial.

When you register, be sure to enter your personal information in UPPER and lower Case and save your user and password information immediately.

Privacy Policy: We will never sell or share your personal information to any third party.

News & Announcements:

(4/18/17) Since joining Hawaii Farmers Union United as the state Communications Director, HFUU has grown to 12 chapters statewide. Keith Ranney's current role includes; NeonCRM administrator, Webmaster, Newsletter Publisher and manager of the primary HFUU contact email Hawai'i is on the front lines of a timely shift to regenerative practices in agriculture that return culture to ag - honoring the traditions of the Hawaiian ancestors who were self sufficient for hundreds of years before chemically intensive, environmentally toxic, industrial agriculture.

(6/25/15) Art of Volunteering's Keith Ranney has accepted the role of Communications Chair for the eight statewide chapters of Hawaii Farmers Union United.

For Volunteers

Step 1: Register with a host organization listed under "Upcoming Events" in the right column. By doing so (and filling in all information fields), you are helping to create a depository of volunteer currency that can be mobilized for community good. Volunteers who are interested in improving their effectiveness as a volunteer may also enjoy the articles in the blog and links on this site.

For Organizations Seeking to Expand Capacity

Art of Volunteering volunteer management consulting services provides strategic planning for all aspects of your volunteer program. Well informed (empowered) volunteers engaged through a thoughtfully crafted volunteer experience are your organizations future donors, board members, patrons and social media promoters.


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Upcoming Event

19th Annual
Maui Film Festival

Wailea, Maui
June 14-17, 2018

Organizations We've
Helped Recently

Hawaii Farmers Union United
Seabury Hall Crafts Fair
Terez Amato for Senate
Imua Family Services
Haleakala Waldorf
Manao Radio
Women Helping Women
Maui Film Festival
Good Shepherd Church
Global Media Productions
Pacific Whale Foundation
Haiku Community Association
Haiku School
SHAKA Movement
2015 Western Zone Swimming

Past Events

Pacific Whale Foundation's
World Whale Day

Maui Film Festival
200-300 volunteers, since 2001

14th Dalai Lama
400+ volunteers, April, 2007

30-40 volunteers, 2012-2014

Haiku Ho'olaule'a &
Flower Festival

275-300 volunteers, 2013-2015