Hawaiʻi Island Starfish Mentoring Program Mentor Training

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Event Start Date:
June 24, 2019
Event End Date:
June 25, 2019
Event Venue:
Hilo Hawai'i. Hawai'i County Office of Aging. Aging & Disability Resource Center

HAWAI`I ISLAND

Starfish Mentoring Program Mentor Training

Please register as a Volunteer by May 31st to be eligible. Register as a volunteer: https://hoolanapua.org/volunteer/

Date: June 24th & June 25th, 2019

Time: 9:00pm – 4:00pm | Check-In Time: 8:30 am

Location: Hawai’i County Office of Aging. Aging & Disability Resource Center

Address: 1055 Kinoole Street Hilo, HI 96720-3872

Cost: $50 (covers background checks)

Lunch: Will be provided by HNP

Starfish Vision

  • Hoʻōla Nā Pua’s Starfish Mentoring Program provides mentoring with health-centric, trauma-informed care and support that addresses the unique needs of survivors of sex trafficking and those at risk.
  • Weekly meetings are activity-based and led by extensively trained mentors aged twenty-one or older.
  • Mentors offer support and advocacy while serving as positive role models to program participants, ages 11-21, known as mentees.
  • Advised by HNP, mentors carefully select activities that encourage forward-thinking, self-empowerment, and prosocial skills.

Mentor Requirements

As a volunteer mentor, you can make a huge difference in the life and future of a young person in Hawaii. Minimum requirements include:

  • Be at least age 21 or older
  • Commitment to the program of at least one year
  • Complete 24 hours of specialized training plus 6 hours of shadowing prior to mentoring
  • Commit at least 2 hours per week of activity-based mentoring
  • Attend 2 hours per month of ongoing mentor training
  • Adherence to program guidelines and strict policies regarding mentee contact
  • Ability to pass all screening and background requirements
  • Have access to reliable transportation.

For more information please contact Anastasia Ayers. Direct Services Program Manager, Hawai’i Island anastasia.ayers@hoolanapua.org.


CSEC Training

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Event Start Date:
September 15, 2018
Event End Date:
September 15, 2018
Event Venue:
Salvation Army - Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division

POSTPONED DUE TO THE STORMS. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES

 

 

HAWAI`I ISLAND

CSEC Training

Date: Sat September 15th, 2018

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm | Check-In Time: 8:30am

Location: The Salvation Army – Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division

Address: 219 Ponahawai St. Hilo, HI 96720

Parking: Free on Site 

YOU ARE INVITED! JOIN US! YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

CSEC = Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

For more information please contact volunteer@hoolanapua.org.


Training: Trauma-Informed Care for Child Sex Trafficking Victims

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Event Start Date:
October 1, 2018
Event End Date:
October 1, 2018
Event Venue:
Central Union Church Honolulu

Trauma-Informed Care for Child Sex Trafficking Victims

Date: October 1st, 2018

Check-in: 8:30am

Start Time: 9:00am

End Time: 4:00pm

Location:  Central Union Church Campus

Address:  1660 S Beretania St

Parking:  Free on-site; please park fronting Punahou St near the pre-school and not at the thrift shop.

Price: Training is Free. $40 for 5 CEUs; Lunch $15

Pay for CEU and or Lunch HERE

Lunch options:
1. Teriyaki Chicken / Rice / Steamed Vegetables
2. Fish Jun / Rice / Steamed Vegetables
3. Zucchini Pasta with Pomodoro Sauce

Presentation Topics:

  1. Creating a Trauma-Informed Lens
  2. Creating Healing Connections
  3. Empowering Survivors Through Regulation
  4. Trauma-Informed Care with Respect to Cultural/Historical Trauma

Presenters:

Shandra Carter-Inoue, LCSW

C. Malina Kaulukukui, LCSW

For more information: rachel.ostergaard@hoolanapua.org 808-445-3131

Registration Form:

Education: Sexual Exploitation of Minors in Hawai`i

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Event Start Date:
September 14, 2018
Event End Date:
September 14, 2018
Event Venue:
Glad Tidings Church
EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATION
SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF MINORS IN HAWAI`I

EDUCATION = PREVENTION

The prevention-based Education Program teaches what sex trafficking is, what the warning signs are, why it is common in Hawai`i and how to get help.
It discusses the dangers of social media and gaming and reinforces using privacy settings. It also addresses pornography that is fueling the demand for underage youth and concludes with suggestions on how to get involved to bring about change.

Who:  All teens, families, friends, school faculty & staff, youth groups and youth group leaders, scouts.

Check-in: 5:30pm

Start Time: 6:00pm

End Time: ~8:00pm

Location: Glad Tidings Church

Address: 116 Kapiolani St, Hilo, HI

Parking: Free on site.

Contact: Dianne Bowen-Coleman – Dianne.bc@hoolanapua.org – Please register using the form.

 

 

 

 

Fin & Filet Luau

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Event Start Date:
July 29, 2018
Event End Date:
July 29, 2018
Event Venue:
516 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501

Reservations: 775.686.6969 or visit www.finandfiletreno.com

When: Sunday July 29th

Where: 516 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501

Time: 5pm – 9pm

Indulge in an all-you-can-feast spread of five way roasted pig, spare ribs, braised pork belly, roasted loin, sausages, teriyaki BBQ chicken, lobster macaroni, Hawaii style fresh catch, roasted potatoes, mashed potatoes potato salad, mixed fruit, cole slaw, baked beans, and much more for $35 / per person.

Enjoy specially crafted brews from the creative crew at IMBĪB Custom Brews. We’ll also be hosting a Mai Tai competition with some of your favorite local bartenders. Try each one for $5 each and vote for the one you like best!
*A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Ho’ola Na Pua, a Hawaiian non-profit that was co-founded by a Truckee/Reno/Tahoe local!

Summer Kanikapila

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Event Start Date:
July 28, 2018
Event End Date:
July 29, 2018
Event Venue:
Dot's Wahiawa

Join us for an ‘ohana style luau with local musicians, a Summer Kanikapila, presented by Sisters of Aloha for the benefit of Ho’ōla Nā Pua. Individual tickets cost $25.00 and the VIP table costs $500.00 for 10 guests. We hope to see you there!

When: Saturday July 28th

Where: Dot’s – 130 Mango Street Wahiawa HI 96786

Start: 5:00pm

End: 9:00pm

Parking: Free on site and in the neighborhood

Contact: tammy.bitanga@hoolanapua.org

 


Independence Day Parade

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Event Start Date:
July 4, 2019
Event End Date:
July 4, 2019
Event Venue:
Oahu, Kailua

Join us for the 73rd Annual Kailua Independence Day Celebration Parade!

“With Liberty & Aloha For All”

When: July 4th

Where: Meet Location TBD

Check in: 9:00am

Start: 10:00am End: 12:00pm

Contact: dianne.bc@hoolanapua.org

Walk with us as we bring awareness to the issue of sexual exploitation of minors. All volunteers, groups and families invited to participate. Please be sure to register!
Please bring water, snacks, hat/visor, sunscreen, sunglasses and your Aloha Spirit! Join us for the 73rd Annual Kailua Independence Day Parade, “With Liberty & Aloha For All”, on July 4th, 2019.
Seeking volunteers to decorate a float and to walk in the parade!

Wear HNP Gear!
“Creativity for Float Design Wanted, Dates for Construction TBD”


Spoken Art

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Event Start Date:
June 2, 2018
Event End Date:
June 2, 2018
Event Venue:
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
SPOKEN ART EVENT

Spoken Art is A Cultural Collaboration Between Vocal and Movement Artist

Who:  Open to all

When: June 2nd, 2018

Check-in: 6:00pm

Start Time: 7:00pm

End Time: ~9:00pm

Location: Umekes

Address:  74-5563 Kaiwi Street Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740

Cost: $12 per ticket

Parking:  Free on-site

Contacts: Angelia Han angel.han23@gmail.com or Tammy Bitanga tammy.bitanga@hoolanapua.org


Take Action! Good Deeds Day! Hawaii Island

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Event Start Date:
April 14, 2018
Event End Date:
April 14, 2018
Event Venue:
Solid Rock East Hawai`i Church

Take Action! Good Deeds Day Pahoa!

Good Deeds Day is an annual tradition of doing good deeds. All over the world, thousands choose to volunteer and to help others. Every single person can do something good to improve the lives of others and positively change the world. We want to partner with you in doing a good deed by beautifying Solid Rock East Hawai`i church with doing yard work, painting, and other miscellaneous tasks. Bring your friends, your school clubs, your colleagues and business groups and join us in doing a good deed. We hope to see you there!

Day/Date: Sat April 14th, 2018

Address: 15-2731 Pahoa Village Rd. Pahoa, Hi 96778

Check-In Time:  9:45am

Start Time:  10:00am

Ending Time:  12:30pm

Parking: Free on Site

Additional Contact: Josie Cox | josie.cox@hoolanapua.org

Bring: gloves, gardening tools, landscaping hand tools, gas powered tools: weed whackers, chain saws, etc., water, snack

Wear: HNP shirt if you have one; gloves; hats/visors; sunscreen; bug spray. covered shoes are required.

Volunteer Waiver


Education: Sex Trafficking of Minors in Hawai`i

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Event Start Date:
July 14, 2018
Event End Date:
July 14, 2018
Event Venue:
TUTU’S HOUSE

COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATION: 

The prevention-based Education Program teaches what sex trafficking is,
what the warning signs are, why it is common in Hawai`i and how to get help.
It discusses the dangers of social media and gaming
and reinforces using privacy settings. It also addresses pornography and other cultural norms that are fueling the demand for underage girls and concludes with suggestions on how to get involved to bring about change.

All teens, tweens, young adults, families, friends,
teachers, counselors, everyone welcome!
One Door Prize Will Be Given Away!

Join Us & Get Educated!

Who:  All teens, families, friends, school faculty & staff, youth groups and youth group leaders, scouts.

Check-in: 12:30pm

Start Time: 1:00pm

End Time: ~3:00pm

Location: Tutu’s House

Address: Kamuela Business Center (Upper Level) 64-1032 Mamalahoa Highway, #304 Kamuela, HI 96743

Parking: Free on site.

Contact: Dianne Bowen-Coleman – Dianne.bc@hoolanapua.org – Please register using the form.