2019 Annual Child Welfare Law Update Conference

2019 Annual Child Welfare Law Update Conference

The annual conference is taking place at the Ko’olau Ballrooms and Conference Center on Friday, August 23, 2019. This event is funded by the the Judiciary State of Hawaii Hawaii Court Improvement Program and supported by the First Circuit Family Court,...
Momo Online Safety

Momo Online Safety

Resource Families: You have likely seen a number of stories in your news and social feeds about the dangers of something called “The Momo Challenge.” This usually accompanies an image of a grotesque head with warnings about children being encouraged to harm or kill...
Back to School Supplies Needed

Back to School Supplies Needed

Children in foster care do not always have everything they need when school starts again in the fall. The social impacts of feeling different and then not having the basic school supplies like the other kids can cause setbacks to children’s learning and...
New President & CEO Announcement

New President & CEO Announcement

Honolulu, HI – As the Board Chair of Family Programs Hawaii (FPH), I am quite pleased to announce that Keith Kuboyama, LCSW, MSW, has been selected as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Family Programs Hawaii effective September 1, 2017. Keith currently...
Grandmother Goes to GrandRally 2017

Grandmother Goes to GrandRally 2017

Donna is raising 5 kids, ages 16, 14, 13, 5 and 2. She didn’t give birth to any of them, but they’re all her kids. When Donna’s daughter wasn’t able to take care of her children, Child Welfare Services removed the kids. Donna and her husband took the steps necessary...