Hawaii Circle of Care for Dementia

Catholic Charities Hawaii (CCH) recently started the 2019 Workshop Series for Caregivers of Persons Living with Memory Loss, a free six-part training workshop series for caregivers of family members with Alzheimer’s and related Dementias. The first training took place on …

South Korean Group Visits Family Assessment Center

Our Family Assessment Center (FAC) in Kakaako was recently visited by a contingent of South Korean reporters, along with representatives from the Governor’s Office and East-West Center. The reporters were there to learn from CCH staffer,Camille Simon, about the facility, …

Catholic Charities Hawaii Immigration Program Honored

The American Immigration Lawyers Association, Hawaii Chapter (HAILA) recently recognized Catholic Charities Hawaii as a 2019 Pro Bono Champion for their commitment in providing access to justice to low-income immigrants in Hawaii. “Catholic Charities Hawaii has provided essential services to …

LMPSC Annual “Going Green” Day

Mahalo to the 50 volunteers who helped at our annual “Going Green Day” recycling drive earlier this month at our Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center! We collected 40 bags of HI-5 containers, 20 boxes of documents for shredding, and two truckloads …

CCH Annual Staff Conference

The Catholic Charities Hawai‘i Staff participated at their annual staff conference on May 3, 2019, in a beautiful setting at the Koolau Ballrooms in Kaneohe. The event keynote speaker, Ramsay Taum, is recognized locally, nationally and internationally for training and …

Friends of Catholic Charities Annual Luncheon

On May 10th, 30 guests attended the Friends of Catholic Charities (FCC) annual luncheon at The Pacific Club. This dedicated group of CCH supporters has been together for over 30 years and counting! Their loyal support to CCH programs over …

Hale Wai Vista Women’s Circle

With the efforts of CCH counselors Melanie Van der Tuin and Ellen Roberts and with the support of CCH employees at Hale Wai Vista we are making a difference in the lives of the women at Hale Wai Vista in …

Sheltering the Homeless Through the Ohana Zone Program

As part of the state’s “ohana zones” program to provide housing and services to homeless people, Catholic Charities Hawaii opened the Villages of Maili in early March. So far, over half of the 78-unit facility is occupied, with approximately 100 …

Celebrating 50 years at our Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center

This year marks the 50th anniversary of our Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center in Kalihi! The Honolulu City Council recently honored our senior center staff and kupuna members with a proclamation ceremony at Honolulu Hale. With the center’s motto being “We Play, We Learn, We Serve,” the facility offers kūpuna 60 years and older a place for recreation, education, and social interaction to keep them physically and mentally engaged.