We need to H.E.A.R their voices to bring change around this issue, with appropriate responses to their needs, so the cycle of abuse and violence can end.
Health is not just the absence of disease. At Hoʻōla Nā Pua, optimal health is comprehensive. This means healing of body, mind, spirit, and emotion is central in our restorative efforts and interventions, so that a young girl is able to reach her full potential and live a healthy and successful life.
Starfish Mentoring Program: is our comprehensive mentoring program providing trauma-informed care to youth victims of sex trafficking and those at risk. Our extensively trained and vetted adult mentors provide survivors with one-to-one nonjudgmental support and advocacy.
Pearl Havenwill provide a trauma-informed, health centric, in-patient approach to healing and restoration by integrating group and individual therapies, along with mental and physical health care, educational needs, and family reunification. This program will be implemented at the Pearl Haven Campus.
“Ho`ōla Nā Pua, meaning ‘New Life for Our Children,’ was founded to shine light onto 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.”