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Mahalo to @hawaiianhumane for donating a dog house to Hale Mauliola (HMO)! ​HMO is our shelter in Sand Island (comprised of refurbished cargo containers) that allows pets to stay with guests. This week Shakey moved into his temporary home, at first he was a little unsure of the new place, but now is quite comfortable with his new space. 💙 ... See MoreSee Less
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Eugene joined us at Hale Mauliola (HMO) in January. During his time with us, he underwent two heart stent surgeries (and recovery) and received chronic diagnoses. He's faced many barriers but has overcome them with the support from HMO staff, case managers, and housing navigator. Through U.S. VETS, he was accepted for housing vouchers, and completed intake with Kalihi-Palma housing specialists. Shortly after getting approved for housing, Eugene was accepted into the CIS (community integrated services) case management program, meaning he will have someone available to assist him for two years!Eugene, we wish you the best and only the best that life has to offer. 🎉 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less
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Mahalo to Brittany who acted on her desire to feed our guests: burgers, cheeseburgers, veggie-burgers, and chips. You went above and beyond, thank you! 💙 ​Want to serve a meal, donate a meal, or volunteer with us in other capacities? We have opportunities for individuals and groups, check out our volunteer page or email our volunteer manager, link in bio. ihshawaii.org/volunteer/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Clarence was homeless at the Ala Wai Boat Harbor for 23 years. ​Nine years ago, he helped keep Kaimbrea safe, even watching her belongings while she went to work. Years later when she began working with us as an outreach case manager, she knew she wanted to help Uncle Clarence. Together they worked to get him new copies of vital documents, a State ID, and sign up for food stamps and social security benefits. With some help from T.E.A.M. Work Hawaii, Clarence was accepted into senior housing. This homecoming was a special one and we couldn't be more excited for you Clarence! 🏠 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Mother's Day. Hauoli la Makuahine. ​Mahalo to First Hawaiian Bank for donating gift bags for all the women at our Women's & Family Shelter! Mother's day is an opportunity for us to thank mothers, aunties, sisters, grandmas, and mentors – all the women in our lives who have helped shape and empower us to be all that we are. ... See MoreSee Less
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