Helping People is What We Do


Helping Hands Hawaii – Laura and Sterling from Roy Kimura on Vimeo. The programs and services at Helping Hands Hawaii help people from all walks of life. Our staff is focused on providing assistance and resources that will enable our clients to overcome their struggles and succeed. Thanks to the very talented Roy Kimura of […]

Join Us for the Sears Family & Friends Event – Sunday, May 1st

Sears Event

Join us at Pearlridge Center Downtown for the Sears Family & Friends Event this Sunday, May 1st! Helping Hands Hawaii staff will be in the store from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. speaking with shoppers about our programs and services that help the community. In addition, we will be sharing info about our employment and […]

Free Spoken Interpretation and Written Translation Services for Non-Profits

Nina, Dr. Lee and Client

Our Bilingual Access Line (BAL) will offer free spoken interpretation and written translation services to non-profit organizations in Hawaii for all requests completed by Oct. 1, 2016. BAL services are available in 20 primary languages on site or over the phone ­24 hours a day, 7 days a week. BAL also provides referrals to 90 […]

Winning at Life and Celebrating Alcohol Awareness Month


According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and our Hawaii Pathways Project focuses on serving the chronically homeless population who also suffer from chronic substance abuse. This project utilizes the Pathways to Housing Model, including housing the homeless with little-to-no barriers to entry. This month, in celebration […]

Donate to Helping Hands Hawaii when you Shop for Mom


Mother’s Day is on May 8th this year, and many people are scouring the internet to find the perfect gift. But, did you know that if you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon’s charitable giving website, 0.5 percent of all eligible purchases will be donated to Helping Hands Hawaii? All of your mom’s favorite products are available […]

HEMIC Donates Nearly 2,000 Slippers to the Community Clearinghouse

Representatives from HEMIC, including CEO Marty Welch, donate nearly 2,000 slippers to Helping Hands Hawaii.

Yesterday HEMIC donated 1,800 pairs of new slippers to our Community Clearinghouse! Support like this is vital to building strong communities, and our clients will truly benefit from their generosity. So, how did HEMIC end up with so many slippers? The footwear had been used as props in a recent HEMIC commercial. But, after the […]