Adopt A Family Rings in the Holidays for Board Chair


Christmas lights, a little Bing Crosby or some late-night online shopping (using AmazonSmile, of course) might do it for some to signal the arrival of the holidays. But, it’s the Adopt a Family program that gets me into the holiday spirit. We started this tradition at my office five years ago with humble beginnings, and […]

Exciting Year-End Volunteer Opportunities


Are you or your organization looking for volunteer opportunities, team-building activities or simply want to give back? We have a variety of year-end projects in mind that may be perfect for you! If any of these initiatives connect with you and you would like more information, contact James at (808) 440-3812 or visit our Volunteer […]

Board Member’s Community Service Inspired by Simple Promise

Board Member Faye Kurren, President and CEO Jan Harada and BAL Program Manager Jessica Daniels

Drawn by the simple promise to offer a helping hand to those in need, Faye Kurren joined the Helping Hands Hawaii (HHH) Board of Directors in June 2004. After serving on the Board for more than a decade and contemplating retirement from her day job, she wanted to identify and focus on the things that […]

You Can Make a Difference in Your Community

Al Pattison

Every non-profit organization will tell you that having a Board of Directors that is engaged, supportive and there to help you through good times and struggles is critical to meetings its mission. At Helping Hands Hawaii (HHH), we have been very fortunate to have a Board of Directors that is tough when they need to […]

12th Annual Dinner Celebration Honors Paula Akana, Pono Shim and Kalihi-Palama Health Center’s Health Care for the Homeless Project


Mahalo to everyone who joined us in honoring Paula Akana, Pono Shim and the Kalihi-Palama Health Center’s Health Care for the Homeless Project at our 12th Annual Dinner on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Tapa Ballroom. Your presence and aloha truly made this a special night for everyone. The fun-filled night […]

Operational Advancements Improve Overall Ability to Serve Community


Every company must adapt to changes in technology in order to remain competitive, and non-profit organizations are no different. However, many non-profits face budgetary challenges and must choose between funding operational improvements or programs and services that help the community. This can be a struggle for agencies, like Helping Hands Hawaii (HHH), because our mission […]

Rotary Club of Honolulu Presents $10,000 Weinberg Friends Grant to Helping Hands Hawaii

The Rotary Club of Honolulu (RCOH) presented a $10,000 grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation’s Weinberg Friends program to Helping Hands Hawaii (HHH) on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel’s Monarch Ballroom. The grant will support our Ready to Learn (R2L) Program, which provides free basic school supplies to low-income […]