Mrs Ikinofo is a founding Trustee and Chairperson of the Rise UP Trust, which sponsors the Rise UP Academy, a South Auckland charter school for Māori and Pasifika children. Mrs Ikinofo helped establish the first Primary Partnership School, Kura Hourua, in Mangere East. She has strengthened the Whanau mentoring programmes and promoted the importance of education for Māori and Pasifika children throughout the region. She has also acted in leadership positions on the Niue Sports Federation, the Niue-New Zealand Sports Council and Niue-New Zealand Netball. She has served on the Matakau Niue Fiti Lagakali Trust, the Vagahau Niue Trust, and the Manukau City Council’s Pacific Islands Advisory Committee.