Wanted: Good foster parents for some troubled kids

Catholic Charities Hawaii is seeking therapeutic foster parents on Hawaii Island to provide specialized foster care for emotionally and behaviorally challenged youths ages 5-19. Their Na ‘Ohana Pulama program — which translates to “Families of Light and Nourishment” — will …

May is National Foster Care Month

All children benefit when given a chance to thrive. We at Catholic Charities Hawai’i’s Na ‘Ohana Pulama program are committed to nurturing a child’s resilience in therapeutic homes. If you have space in your heart and ‘ohana for an additional …

State’s largest senior center reopens

The state’s largest senior center is reopening to in-person classes again. Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center is currently having a “soft open”- having a handful of classes just two days a week- Mondays and Wednesdays. It’s allowing about four classes a …

Maui County launches rental, utility assistance program

Maui county also launched a new rental and utility assistance program Monday. The assistance will be given to those who have been adversely affected by Covid-19, and will be administered by Catholic Charities with lower-income families receiving top priority. Read …