[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]On January 11th, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Ho’ōla Nā Pua hosted its first annual Human Trafficking Awareness Walk and Fair at Bishop Square.
January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and it has become a powerful tool to open the eyes of the general public to the realities of Human Trafficking. Even for those who are well versed in the statistics of CSEC (Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children) in Hawai’i, it is a sobering reminder of the necessity for these educational and advocating events.Ho’ōla Nā Pua’s Human Trafficking Awareness Walk and Fair began in the heart of Honolulu at Bishop Square bright and early at 7:00 am. There were over 50 people who took part in the walk, yet over 500 people were reached thanks to morning traffic with the message and vision of advocating for the victims of this social injustice!
We are thrilled to announce another major milestone! Just this summer, Hoʻōla Nā Pua was conditionally approved to st
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“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.”