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To commemorate the lives that have fallen “through the cracks” in our society, Ho’ōla Nā Pua will be participating in the Red Sand Project and we invite you to do the same, bringing the conversation into your own communities. Details coming soon!
“I enjoy being able to leave a positive impact. Whether it’s a listening ear, providing some requested advice, or just being present.

To learn about becoming a mentor with the Starfish program on O’ahu or Hawai’i Island, join our interest meeting via Zoom on February 6, 2024.

Mahalo to our wonderful team of Hoku facilitators!

Hōkū Facilitators: Brittany, Cecily, Corey, Marissa, Nikki, Sky, Tammy (Hōkū facilitators not pictured): Jeanell, Kate, Kerrigan, Kristin, Michael, Mary Kay, Noelani, Shari Mahalo to our amazing facilitators for helping to develop resilience and empowerment in our youth! And mahalo to all those who donated supplies via our Amazon gift registry link!

Interested in becoming a Hōkū volunteer? Or donating supplies to help support our Hōkū groups?

Check out our website at

Our webinars are switching to Fridays!

Our MythBusters series on Instagram has been very popular which tells us that there is a true desire to understand what exactly Sex Trafficking is and how it happens in our community. Check out the list of upcoming events where we will host live, free, public webinars.

February 2, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Webinar | CSEC: An OverviewWebinar | CSEC: An Overview – Myth vs reality, trafficking in Hawaii,
Risk vs Protective Factors, identification and response.

February 9, 12:00pm- 1:00pm
Webinar | CSEC: Trauma Informed ResponseWebinar | CSEC: Trauma Informed Response – Checklists and
hotlines serve a purpose, but trafficking and trauma go hand-in-hand.
Our response needs to meet survivors where they are – whether they
choose to disclose or not.

February 10, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 2/10 9-4 pm
Volunteer & Direct Service Training -Volunteer & Direct Service Training – This training is required for direct
service providers and volunteers. Please contact [email protected] to
register. These training sessions are held every other month.

February 16, 12:00-1:00pm
Webinar | Online SafetyWebinar | Online Safety- There are 4.66 billion people online right
now creating 2.5 quintillion bytes of data a day. Not all of them have
good intentions. We’ll take a look at some of the dangers of the
internet and some tips and considerations to stay safe online.

February 23, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Webinar | Practical Ways to Fight Sex Trafficking TodayWebinar | Practical Ways to Fight Sex Trafficking Today- Got 20
minutes? A free afternoon? You might not be able to end trafficking
today, but you can do something to fight it! Here are some ideas.

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