Show Aloha with Give Aloha at Foodland


During the month of September, you can show your aloha with a donation through Give Aloha! All Foodland, Foodland Farms and Sack N Save stores will accept contributions to support local non-profit organizations. At the end of the period, they will donate 100 percent of the gifts plus an additional matching portion so that agencies […]

Halloween Costume Drive at Teapresso Bar


Teapresso Bar is holding a Halloween Costume Drive from Tuesday, Aug. 1 to Friday, Sept. 29 at all locations! New and gently-used children, teen and adult Halloween costumes are accepted at all of their locations and will benefit the Community Clearinghouse. With each costume donation, receive 50 percent off your next Teapresso beverage.* To kick-off […]

Helpful Hints for Avoiding a Financial Emergency


In Emergency Survival Kit: Tips for Dealing with Financial Emergencies, we identified the two emergency assistance programs that are available at Helping Hands Hawaii. Over the years, the Emergency Assistance Program (EAP) and Pūnāwai Program have assisted thousands of families in need. They have allowed families to stay in their current units without becoming homeless. […]

Ready to Learn School Supply Drive at Salt Lake Shopping Center on July 29


Salt Lake Shopping Center and its merchants are hosting a Goodbye Summer…Hello Back-to-School Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m on Saturday, July 29, and Helping Hands Hawaii will be there collecting school supplies and monetary donations for our Ready to Learn program. Stop by and make a donation to help students in need! The […]

Holiday: Independence Day


Our offices are closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. We will reopen on Wednesday, July 5. Mahalo!

2017 School Tools Drive Success


Mahalo to everyone who showed up on Saturday to support KITV’s 2017 School Tools drive, a benefit for Ready to Learn! Supporters donated $6,035.98 and nine pallets of assorted school supplies! Collectively, these contributions will assemble approximately 2,000 basic school supply kits for keiki who cannot afford them. We saw unprecedented support from the public […]

Emergency Survival Kit: Tips for Dealing with Financial Emergencies


Helping Hands Hawaii’s Emergency Assistance Program (EAP) and Pūnāwai Program provide emergency rental and utility assistance to individuals and families who fall behind in their payments due to a crisis situation. While emergency situations cannot be avoided, there are a number of ways to prepare as well as different options if you and your family […]