About Us

Hawaii’s most comprehensive human services agency focused exclusively on ending or preventing homelessness.

IHS, The Institute for Human Services is 501c3 private non-profit organization. Each houseless person’s unique story inspires us to action. By working with partners in government, business and community organizations, we deliver a spectrum of services with urgency, embrace innovation, and advocate for system changes through community education and outreach.

Our Mission

To create and offer tailored solutions for those in crisis, and nurture homeless people toward greater self-direction and responsibility.

Our Vision

A community where homeless people are empowered with hope, dignity and confidence to quickly access and sustain a safe, decent and affordable home.

Our Values

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Ho’okipa

The hospitality of complete giving. We welcome guests with the spirit of aloha and offer the gift of hope.
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Kuleana

Personal responsibility. We encourage and challenge guests and each other to accept responsibility and accountability.
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Alaka’i

Leadership by example. We take initiative and empower others to find their voice.
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Ha’aha’a

Humility. We are open to learning from one another, practicing integrity and doing the right thing without desire for credit or recognition.
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Kulia ika nu’u

Pursuing excellence. We work towards increasing our competence to help clients achieve their goals.
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Ho’ohanohano

Honor the dignity of others. We practice and cultivate respect for all guests and create unique plans for each guest’s needs.
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Lokahi

Collaboration and cooperation. To achieve more, we work in harmony with each other and others outside our organization.
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Malama

To care deeply. We serve, honor, and inspire our guests to be part of an ohana that genuinely cares.

Our Team

Providing leadership and expertise in addressing homelessness in Hawaii.

Board of Directors

Providing leadership and expertise in addressing homelessness in Hawaii.

Our History

Growing from a Peanut Butter Ministry into a multi-service center.

Success Stories

Individuals share their personal success.

Programs
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