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Creating a Road to Success

When Joseph first showed up at Hale Mauliola (HMO), he was reserved and skeptical. All he knew about homelessness was the stereotypes. It didn’t take long for the HMO community to change his mind. In 2020, Joseph connected with a social worker who helped him transition into HMO. After moving...

Hauʻoli Lā Hānau, Tutu Bert!

Roberta DuTeil, or as we know her best ‘Tutu Bert,’ turns 100 years young today, January 10th, 2022! An incredible milestone for an incredible person and family. Join us as we celebrate her virtually today and every day! Even after relocating to the U.S. Mainland in 1993, Tutu Bert has...

Decking the Hale

While some debate if the holiday season begins November 1st or the day after Thanksgiving, planning for the 2021 Christmas festivities at IHS began in the fall.  In September, the Development & Community Relations department began working with local businesses and organizations to organize toy drives and meal donations.  In...

Thankful for Community

As we roll into the cooler months we are reminded to give thanks to all those who have supported us throughout the year. We truly appreciate all the kindness bestowed upon our humble organization. We are especially grateful for those who spent their Thanksgiving Day with us to celebrate. Homeward...

Hunger & Homelessness

There is a price for living in paradise, and everyone pays. In Hawaii, a gallon of milk averages $4.69 compared to Nevada’s $2.99. On average, tenants pay $1,500 to more than $2,000 a month in rent for a one-bedroom apartment, not including utilities. Even with a full-time job and stable...