‘Ohana Fuels Benefit the FRIENDS

On October 25, 2016, the Friends of the Children’s Justice Center of East Hawaii became the most recent beneficiary of Ohana Fuels’ ‘Fuel Up. Do Good’ program.


“Therapy Backpacks” Donated to the FRIENDS

BISAC (Big Island Substance Abuse Council) knows how stressful it can be for a child who is being removed from their home… or one returning to their home after being in Foster Care.  These “Therapy Bags” contain a Stuffed Animal”, some kind of activity (like a coloring book and crayons) and more.  The children now have something that is “just their own” to keep with them.  Mahalo, BISAC!

Friends of the Zoo Help the FRIENDS!

It’s great when one local non-profit can help another… and that’s what the Friends of the Zoo did when they donated really cute plush frogs to the FRIENDS.  Keiki visiting the Center can select one of these frogs as their special item.  Mahalo Friends of the Zoo!

Keiki Visit Kawailani Firehouse

Thanks to Orchid Isle Ford’s generous bid during the FRIENDS Annual Recognition Dinner, several keiki were able to visit this Firehouse and eat lunch with the Firemen. Mahalo Ford and the Firehouse!

Vote for the FRIENDS!

HomeStreet Bank has launched a new campaign and we are so honored to get the opportunity to be part of this AWESOME Challenge… So we need your vote!!! We need as many votes as possible… Please click on our Facebook  link  (near the top of the page… it’s a small icon!) Your LIKE and vote can earn us some $$!


FRIENDS again receive donation from the Rotary Club of Hilo

The Rotary Club of Hilo again designated the FRIENDS as a major recipient of the Hilo Brewfest Fundraiser!
The $13,850 will come in mighty handy when the Christmas Gift Cards for teens comes about.  (more…)

Some “surprize owls” came to the Center!

What a nice surprise came into the Center on Monday!
Ann Roney, super volunteer at the FRIENDS, accepts “Annie the Owl” stuffed toys from Linus Pascual.

Hilo High Robotics Help at FRIENDS Car Washes

Our CAR WASHES… part of the ‘Ohana Fuels “giving back”
MAHALO to High High School Robotics Club for the actual labor!

Help the Friends Help the Kids!

Two programs are now in place that you can utilize to help the Friends while you shop. (more…)

Help kids and get a clean car!

Stop by ‘Ohana Fuels at Puainako and Kanoelehua on August 13 or September 17, get your car washed for only $5… and help the FRIENDS at the same time! 8am to 2pm either day.

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