Mission & Values

Our mission, vision and approach to homelessness are rooted in core Hawaiian values that guide our outcomes and overall impact.

We are 501c3 private non-profit organization that is solutions-oriented and outcomes-driven. 

Our Mission: 
To create and offer tailored housing 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:

Ho’okipa:  The hospitality of complete giving. We welcome guests with the spirit of Aloha and offer the gift of hope.

Kuleana:  One’s personal sense of responsibility. We encourage and challenge guests and each other to accept responsibility and be held accountable.

Alaka’i:  Leadership by example. We take initiative and empower others to find their voice.

Ha’aha’a:  Humility. We are open to learning from one another, admitting our mistakes and living transparently.

Ho’ohanohano:  Honor the dignity of others. We practice and cultivate respect to all guests and protect their rights and privacy.

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

Kulia ika nu’u:  Pursuing excellence. We commit to growing our competence in helping our clients achieve their goals.

Lokahi:  Collaboration and cooperation. We work in harmony and concert with each other and others outside our organization. We achieve more when we work together.

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