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Teen Dating – Red Flags

Adolescence should be exciting and fun testing one’s wings with the safety and freedom to fall and soar.  This is especially true when talking about the new concept of dating!  It is a t

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Our Story: Helping Sexually Exploited Children in Hawaii

The vision of Ho‘ōla Nā Pua began over a decade ago, when Jessica Muñoz was working as a Nurse Practitioner in the emergency room and began to notice signs of physical and psychological

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Sex Trafficking Help: What Does Grooming Look Like?

A recent study on sex trafficking in Hawaii showed that three in four sex trafficking victims are trafficked by someone they know.  A friend, boyfriend, and even family members can be traff

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Sex Trafficking Happens in Hawaii

To understand this tragedy called sex trafficking, and to help vulnerable youth, it’s important that we all understand how trafficking comes to be and how it works. How sex trafficking com

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While you are safe and healthy at home, stay safe and healthy online

As we all quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are spending more time online.  As we see websites and apps increase their visibility and access through free trials, the ability for o

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Teeth: A documentary covering trafficking screened at the Hawaii International Film Festival

A documentary about healing from the trauma of abuse screened at the Hawaii International Film Festival on 11/11 & 11/12 to sold out crowds. The audience was engaged and moved by this ho

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Our Impact in 2018

As we look back on last year, we see a collection of moments through brightly colored drawings, children at their school desks, and shovels in dirt. These are moments in time when individual

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About HNP Education News Pearl Haven
Program Updates! Help Trafficked Kids through Health, Education, Advocacy, and Reintegration

Looking Back – and Ahead Sex Trafficking Education and Advocacy 2018 was a year of great expansion for Hoʻōla Nā Pua. Two of our programs, the Education Program and Starfish Mentori

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Education Volunteer Volunteer Spotlight
Hōkū: Sex Trafficking Education, Prevention and Resiliency

Hōkū: Sex Trafficking Education, Prevention and Resiliency By Kaitlin Hazama, Volunteeer Aloha, my name is Kaitlin Hazama and I am a social work practicum student from the University of H

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Hoʻōla Nā Pua Sex Trafficking Prevention Education Milestones and Reach

Sex Trafficking Education We conduct multi-sector, community, active engagement, educational training to increase awareness of sex trafficking. Our objective is to provide safeguards for v

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