Helping Parents Raise Safe and Healthy Children

Programs and Services

OWL: Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education

OWL: Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education Children, Sexuality & Society Parents are children’s primary teachers, but what is society teaching our children about sexuality? Our Whole Lives is an antidote to sexualized media messages, peer pressure, misinformation and prejudice. It provides accurate, age-appropriate information, puts…

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Family Strengthening

Family Strengthening Services Our goal is to help families raise safe and healthy children. Neighborhood Place of Puna is one of the very few programs that East Hawaii families can turn to for support when things begin to get out of control and they recognize…

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Kamalama

Kamalama Parenting Kamalama Parenting is a Hawaiian Values based parenting curriculum, rooted in the understanding that parents are their children’s first teachers. Kamalama Parenting is a Hawaiian Values based parenting curriculum, rooted in the understanding that parents are their children’s first teachers. Through the Kamalama…

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School Supply Drive

School Supply Drive The annual Free School Supplies Distribution is held every July to distribute free school supplies to students as they prepare for the new school year. The Ready To Learn School Supply Project has already equipped over 14,000 children in need with free…

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Community Roundtable

Community Roundtable Neighborhood Place of Puna’s Community Round Table meetings are an opportunity for non-profit organizations, social service agencies, businesses, and concerned citizens to come together to share news, resources, information about upcoming events, and work together on common projects. The Community Roundtable is also…

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Teen Pregnancy

Teen Pregnancy Being a parent is one of the most difficult jobs in life.  For teen mothers it can be overwhelming.  Often stigmatized, some teen mothers are even turned away by their own parents. Teen mothers can find themselves alone and feeling abandoned. Neighborhood Place…

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Food Pantry

Food Pantry Giving food to a hungry person is the most basic form of kindness. It is, quite simply, the least that we can do to help our neighbors in need. In a country blessed with tremendous abundance, turning away those who are hungry is…

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