Giving Back to the Neighbor Island Communities

Everyone should be given the opportunity to enjoy the spirit of the holiday season. Mahalo to our community partners on the neighbor islands who helped us share that holiday spirit with others. Here are some of our neighbor island event …

A Home that is Ours

Alex will always remember May 24, 2021 – the day he moved into his very first home with his daughter Hulali. Life certainly hasn’t always been full of happy milestones for Alex who spent a year being homeless, struggled with …

Stuffed with Aloha

Together we can make a difference! Join the Catholic Charities Hawai‘i team to provide help and hope to families, youth, seniors and individuals facing hardship or crisis during the holidays and throughout the year! We are blessed to have so …

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 …

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, …

Providing Housing Assistance at Our Family Assistance Center

Catholic Charities Hawai‘i offers many housing programs providing transitional housing, permanent housing placement, counseling, financial assistance, case management, employment training, budgeting and tenant education. Learn more about how one of these programs, the Family Assessment Center, assists unsheltered families in …

Supporting Foster Youth Through Our Hale Malama Program

Hale Malama is a specialized foster care program offered by Catholic Charities Hawai‘i. This program is for infants and toddlers with complex health care needs. Resource caregiver, Janine, works with babies who need a safe and nurturing home while also …

Providing Support to Those in Need in the Community

Camille Simon’s passion for social services started at an early age as she saw her parents struggle with their own vices. She experienced the effects of substance abuse and then later, homelessness. “Because I was impacted by all of those …