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Latest Success Stories

Read about some of our latest success stories. Everybody loves a Happy Ending…especially the kids!

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Robin

Meet The Friends

The Friends are pleased to have Robin on board, she brings over 20 years of Human Services job experience to our office.

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Young adults who’ve aged out of the foster care system share their stories about how The Friends of the Children’s Justice Center of East Hawaii helped them during their difficult childhoods.

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Our 2019 Gala was a great success!

Over 200 people gathered together to celebrate and thank our 2019 Honorees on May 4 at the UH Hilo Campus Center. The Friends, celebrating their 29th year of assisting children of abuse and neglect in East Hawaii, were happy to shift the focus to honoring one busy businessman and hard-working representatives from a local service club.

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AKAKA FALLS LIONS CLUB HELP THE FRIENDS

The Children’s Justice Center of East Hawaii and the FRIENDS are housed in an older craftsman style house that can need some maintenance and cleaning from time to time. The Akaka Falls Lions Club (another honorée of our 2019 Gala) have helped clean, paint, repair and “spruce up” the Center over many years.

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BAGS OF HOPE

The FRIENDS are thrilled by Bill Miller of Discount Fabric Warehouse’s project “BAGS OF HOPE”.When Bill learned that many children of abuse who are removed from their living environments often put their meager belongings in a large black trash bag. (Bill is one of our honorées of our 2019 Gala).

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