“Shop With a Cop” Program on the Big Island

Special thanks to the Hawaii Police Department, Target Stores, Hawaii County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, National Park Service, Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary, Hawaii Electric Light Co., LV SNAPS, St. Michael the Archangel Church, Kona, Annunciation Parish, Kamuela, Creative Arts, Jei Angel Digital Design, Pacific Solar, St. Joseph Church, Catholic Charities Hawaii staff and to the many volunteers who made the …

Catholic Charities Housing Development Corporation Breaks Ground on Kahului Lani Senior Affordable Housing Project

KAHULUI, HAWAI‘I – Catholic Charities Housing Development Corporation (CCHDC) today broke ground on the Kahului Lani senior affordable rental housing development on Maui. Developed in partnership with GSF, LLC., Kahului Lani will provide low-income seniors with an affordable permanent living option, offering complementary amenities, where residents can “age in place.” The 165-unit senior affordable rental complex will be built in …

CCH Honors the Legacy of Supporters Lenny & Becky Kamp at National Philanthropy Day

AFP Hawaii and CCH honored Leonard “Lenny and Rebecca “Becky” Kamp at last week’s National Philanthropy Day Luncheon with the Outstanding Philanthropist In Memoriam Award. Becky’s sister Debbe Lee and her husband Allen Lee and their long-time friend Jay Voss joined CCH in the ceremony. Throughout their lives, Lenny & Becky Kamp gave to causes that inspired them. During their …

Catholic Charities Hawai‘i Receives Three-Year Alzheimer’s Grant to Provide Education, Training and Support Services

HONOLULU, HAWAII – Catholic Charities Hawai‘i (CCH) has been awarded a three-year, $1-million dollar grant to help persons living with and those at high risk for developing Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias (ADRD), and their caregivers. The grant from the Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging (ACL) Alzheimer’s Disease Program Initiative (ADPI) will increase dementia awareness and capability in our …

CCUSA Recovery Team Assists With Flood Relief Efforts on Kaua‘i

CCH’s Kaua‘i Team is working with other community agencies for the relief efforts for the floods in April and September to support a healthy community approach to recovery To help fill-in the gaps that were unmet by government agencies, the Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) disaster recovery team sent 2 case managers from South Carolina to assist our Kaua‘i staff with …

Catholic Charities Hawai‘i Receives $2,500 Donation from Bank of Hawai‘i Foundation

HILO, HAWAI’I (August 15, 2018) – Catholic Charities Hawai’i’s Hilo Community Office received a $2,500 donation last week from the Bank of Hawai‘i Foundation to aid residents affected by the recent volcanic eruptions. Since beginning its efforts in May to aid victims of the recent Kaua‘i floods and the ongoing Hawai‘i Island volcanic activity, Catholic Charities Hawai‘i (CCH) has received …

Catholic Charities Hawai‘i Receives $700,000 in Donations for Natural Disaster Victims on Hawai‘i Island and Kaua‘i

HONOLULU, HI (July 25, 2018) – Since beginning its efforts in May to aid victims of the recent Kaua‘i floods and the ongoing Hawai‘i Island volcanic activity, Catholic Charities Hawai‘i (CCH) has received a $200,000 grant from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) to assist the victims of the flood disaster on Kaua‘i and grants of $252,000 from Hawaii Community Foundation …

Seniors Keep Busy and Connected at CCH’s Senior Center

In the heart of Kalihi, CCH’s Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center (LMPSC) is humming with activity this summer! In addition to the numerous classes and activities, we held our second annual E-Waste Recycling Drive on July 14 and collected several truckloads of ewaste, a mountain of HI5 recyclables, boxes of clothing and non-perishable food items and more! All proceeds from redeemable …

Catholic Charities Housing Development Corporation Finalizes Land Purchase for Kahului Lani Senior Affordable Housing Project

KAHULUI, HAWAI‘I (July 9, 2018) – Catholic Charities Housing Development Corporation (CCHDC) last month completed a purchase of a 3.86-acre site in downtown Kahului from Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. The property will be used for its proposed Kahului Lani senior affordable rental housing development on Maui. The 165-unit senior affordable rental complex will be built in two phases at the site bordered by Kane, …

Catholic Charities Hawai‘i Seeking Donations to Provide Temporary Housing for Natural Disaster Victims on Hawai‘i Island and Kaua‘i

(May 10, 2018) – In the wake of the Kaua‘i floods and volcanic activity on Hawai‘i Island, Catholic Charities Hawai‘i (CCH) is asking the public for monetary donations that will go directly to temporary housing or necessary repairs for those affected on both islands. Donations and related funding will help Kaua‘i flood victims with temporary supplemental housing subsidies and support …