What is Kvibe

K-VIBE maintains an inventory of about 100 bikes at any time and more are donated everyday.

What is Kvibe?

Since we opened in February of 2005, we have found nearly 300 new owners for our K-VIBE bikes.

What is Kvibe?

We sponsor community rides and visit local schools to teach bike safety, simple mechanics and healthy lifestyles

What is Kvibe?

We advocate for better bike facilities, infrastructure, and government policy.

What is Kvibe?

Kalihi Valley Instructional Bicycle Exchange is a nonprofit bicycle education program/shop that promotes bicycle-related activities for Kalihi Valley.


1638 Kamehameha IV Road Honolulu Hawaii 96819
Click here for a map
Tel 808.843.1545
Email: KVIBE@kkv.net

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

An Accumulation of Occurrences

With summer break quickly approaching for most of the KVIBE kids, here is a recap of the last three months at KVIBE:

+Number of youth sing-ins in the months of February to April:

183  [February]
273  [March]
223  [April]

+Number of bikes earned by youth:

29 [February-April]

+Amount of metals recycled by KVIBE:

1230lbs [February-April]

+Total amount of accumulated community service hours by KVIBE youth:

150hrs [February-April]

With the 2014 HSCA race season in full effect, KVIBE youth racers had participated in a few junior events including the Tantlus time trial, Makaha time trial, as well as the Haleiwa Metric Ride. 
KVIBE's youth cycling team at the Tantlus TT. Congratulations to AJ
for taking second place in the Juniors division with a time of 27:55.7.

Haleiwa Metric Century Ride on April 27, 2014
Special thanks to Hawaii Bicycling League for sponsoring the KVIBE youth.

KVIBE strives to promote living a healthier lifestyle not only to the youth but also to the community as well, here are a few examples:

KVIBE's sustainable garden (left)
KVIBE partnered with HBL at Art & Flea bike valet. (right)

Monday, March 3, 2014

Three Out of Twelve...

With almost a quarter of the year already written in the books, here's a quick KVIBE  update:
Volunteer Prince Gamiao working on a Hawaii B-Cycle bike.

22      Number of bikes earned by youth in the months of January to December (eighteen and under).

107   Number of accumulated community service hours by KVIBE youth.

239   Number of sign-ins in the month of January.

820   Pounds of recycled metal by KVIBE in January.

Last but not least! KVIBE would like to send a big mahalo to the following sponsors for their donations and support:

                  Island Triathlon and Bike
      Hawaii B-cycle

Monday, January 6, 2014

All Great Things Must Come To An End...

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Grand Reopening and Raffle Event! We hope that everyone had enjoyed all the activities, food, and prizes that were given out. A big mahalo to our bike supporters Eki Cyclery, The Bike Shop, and McCully Bicycle & Sporting Goods for their support and donating prizes for the raffle! In addition to Cinelli USA for donating a MASH Track Frameset. KVIBE would also like to thank all the community volunteers who helped out that day, this event could not have gone a smothly as it did without you guys. For all the lucky winners of the raffle, feel free to come down the KVIBE to pick up your prizes during our business hours or feel free to contact us at kvibe@kkv.net

Here are our Raffle Winners:
Daniel Roselle - Cinelli Mash Track Frame
Randy Compton - Trek Bruiser Mountain Bike
Paiea Spielman - T-Shirt & Socks
Nathaniel Mendoea - Water Bottle
Darla Simeona - Da Fins
Jesse Lipman - T-Shirt & Socks
Chris Muccio - $25 Gift Certificate, Kicks Diving Fins
Tu Soukchanpheng - Bike Pump

Laura Mo - Origin8  Jersey

Arthur - Camelback
Reyn Yoshimura - U-Lock Set
Jake Thompson - $25 "The Bike Shop" Gift Certificate
Bobby Evans - U-Lock Set
Kama Hoe - Bike Light Set
Geoff Jones - The Bike Shop T-Shirt & Origin8 Socks
David Derauf -  The Bike Shop T-Shirt & Origin8 Socks

Sunday, December 8, 2013


Aloha KVIBE supporters! First off, we would like to wish all of you an eventful holiday season. Secondly, We hope to see all of you at our upcoming community bike event. Here is a list of raffle prizes which include not only our grand prize, a Cinelli Mash Frameset, but also: 
  • Trek Bruiser Mountain Bike (refurbished by KVIBE)
  • 3 U-locks 
  • 3 Helmets
  • 4 Light Sets
  • The Bike Shop Gift Certificates ($5-$20)
  • Camelbak Backpack
  • Da Fin diving fins
  • Kicks Diving fins
  • KVIBE t-shirts
  • Water Bottles
  • 700c Road Tires
  • Blackburn bike pump
  • Bar Wraps
  • Handlebar grips
All proceeds will go to KVIBE a youth service program by Kokua Kalihi Valley. 
Unfortunately, our proposed grand reopening event has been delayed to December 28, 2013 from 1:00PM-4:00PM. 

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Upcoming KVIBE Event

The KVIBE program will be holding a community bike event for those who share the same passion for cycling, the community and for those who just want to have a great time. This event will coincide with the grand reopening of KVIBE on December 21, 2013.  In addition to activities throughout the day, a raffle will be held which will include a brand new Cinelli Mash track frame, bicycle lights, locks, helmets and more. Stay tuned as more details will follow.

Upcoming Event!

KVIBE youth volunteers will be running a bike valet in collaboration with HBL and Blue Planet for the TedxHonolulu feature on "Cultivating Community". More info can be found by clicking -> here.

Friday, November 15, 2013


Thank you to all of those who came out to purchase a bicycle at our monthly bike sale! We appreciate all of the positive feedback and cooperation of everyone to help make this event happen.

(Due to our renovations, monthly bike sales have been postponed.)

Patagonia's Bike-to-Work Week

Here are a few pictures of KVIBE youth volunteers supporting Patagonia's "Bike To Work Week" on June 17, 2013.