Guiding Foster Youth Through the Nā ‘Ohana Pulāma Program

As a baby, Leilani* was adopted by a loving family that included additional adopted children. However, after 12 years, the family needed additional support and Leilani temporarily entered therapeutic foster care. After a few months, Leilani formally transitioned into foster …

State Rental Assistance Program

In early September, the State of Hawaii started the Rent Relief and Housing Assistance Program to provide much needed financial help for renters and homeowners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Catholic Charities Hawaii was given the opportunity to help administer …

Heroes and Helpers Event Reaches Out to Keiki in Need

Catholic Charities Hawaii’s Annual Shop with a Cop event looked very different this year at the Hilo Target Store. Due to COVID-19 the event pivoted to a drive-thru, contactless affair and was renamed “Heroes and Helpers, held this past Saturday, …