Ho’ōla Nā Pua (New Life for Our Children) was founded to shine light on the dark criminal enterprise of sex trafficking, placing the health of Hawaii’s youth at the center of our mission and vision for our community. We are committed to the prevention of sex trafficking and providing care for children who have been exploited. Ho’ōla Nā Pua (HNP) is dedicated to creating a community where children are safe and have the ability to embrace their bright futures. Today, not only does HNP offer integrated programming that reaches over thousands of youth and community members and stakeholders across the state of Hawaii annually, but is considered a national partner and a rising standard in the global effort to stop sex trafficking, permanently.

Your voice matters.

Have conversations at home and in your community. Let’s make sure the communities we live in are safe.

Ways to get involved

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Shine Hawaii - Be a Light in a Child's Life
With every donation, you not only provide sanctuary for victims like Lani but also empower our community through vital training programs. Together, we build vigilant, informed, and proactive communities, preventing more children from falling into the clutches of darkness.
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When 1,000 individuals, organizations, businesses, churches, families, and friends donate $1,000 each year, they collectively sustain the vital programming of Ho’ōla Nā Pua that helps prevent child exploitation and sex trafficking, while meeting the unique needs of at–risk youth.
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Have You Considered The Powerful Impact $1-A-Day Can Make In Your Community?
Give $1-A-Day to support Ho‘ōla Nā Pua’s island-wide Education and Training Programs and help keep our keiki safe from exploitation.
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Sign Waiving
July is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons
Our team will be coordinating sign waiving events on O’ahu. This is a day for our community to come together to learn more about the fight against child sex-trafficking and exploitation. Together with Ho’ōla Nā Pua staff and volunteers, we will peacefully protest in advocacy to bring awareness to the issue of sex trafficking and the exploitation of our youth.
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Many of us have never talked about sex trafficking or understand what it is. We were able to learn about the signs to look for in our students, reasons why, and most importantly how to prevent this from happening to our students, school, and community. I feel like this presentation should be given to the whole school, every parent, and whole community because it's so valuable and necessary. All our teachers would like to see your presentation.

Lahainaluna, High School Teacher

As a physician, state leader and a father, keeping our keiki from being exploited is very important to me. We have been working closely with Ho‘ōla Nā Pua to bring awareness and create a coordinated effort to find solutions to this very serious issue. This is a public health and public safety issue, and we will continue to support Ho‘ōla Nā Pua’s efforts to keep our communities safe.”


Lieutenant Governor Josh Green, MD