Adopt A Family – Matriarch who Rears Three without Aid Wishes Kids Holiday Joy

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Rosemary is raising her special-needs son and two young grandchildren with the help of her older daughter. Their days can be long and often tiring, especially coming off of a full day of work, but Rosemary is doing it without any support other than from their loving family. Sometimes she worries about the future – […]

Adopt A Family – Co-workers Inspired to Help Needy Family

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Family traditions during the holidays can add to the spirit of the season. But, sharing these customs with co-workers and friends can increase its significance and spread the love even farther. These three co-workers were inspired to join together and help out a family in need after reading about Theresa’s family, who was featured in […]

Adopt A Family – Family Escaping Abuse Asks for Shoes, Clothing

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Kelli and her children are trying to find stability after leaving a bad situation. Their new start has been difficult, but maybe you can help? Click here to read the full story about the Bundzinski ohana. Click here for more information about the Adopt A Family program. Click here to make a monetary gift through […]

Honolulu Star-Advertiser – Give $5 to Help Families and Get 5 Best Recipes

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Calling all Foodies! Betty Shimabukuro of The Honolulu Star-Advertiser once again offers up five of the year’s best recipes if you make a $5 donation to the Good Neighbor Fund. Read her article for details by clicking the image above and learn how you can get your hands on the recipes! For more information about […]

Good Neighbor Fund: Help Us Help Others

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Every year the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and First Hawaiian Bank encourage members of the community to make a difference with a gift to the Good Neighbor Fund (GNF). The GNF is administered by Helping Hands Hawaii and is used throughout the year to help those who face difficulties in their lives. This partnership has given us […]

Brighten the holidays for struggling families

Hawaii News Now - Nov2011 story

Helping Hands Hawai‘i makes the holidays special for struggling families through the Honolulu Star Advertiser’s Adopt A Family & Good Neighbor Fund campaign. Click here for a story from Steve Uyehara of Hawai‘i News Now.

Emergency Assistance Program

Katie Ibaraki - photo Dennis Oda - Honolulu Star Advertiser

Click here to view a Honolulu Star-Advertiser profile on Helping Hands Hawai‘i employee Katie Ibaraki.