June is National Reunification Month!

Family Programs Hawaii, like the State of Hawaii, supports reunification with families WHEN the environment is right – a healthy, supportive, loving, compassionate, and nurturing experience for the keiki. Without all of these instances, parents need to adopt...

Keeping Siblings Connected: Project Visitation

Project Visitation (PV) was created to ensure that siblings in Hawaii’s foster care system maintain their connection through in-person visitations and events. Despite the State’s determination and efforts to keep siblings together while in care, sometimes, siblings...

Mental Health and Foster Care

The Correlation Between National Foster Care Month and Mental Health Awareness Month From Aysha Schomburg, Associate Commissioner of the Children’s Bureau: “Recent research confirms the importance of mental health and wellness supports. Data shows...

Congratulations on a Lifetime of Success

On Friday, February 24, friends, colleagues, faces both old and young, new and from the past came together to celebrate Dr. Steven J. Choy’s lifetime achievements and accolades in the field of social work. The lives he touched are tremendous and a few of these...