“I am finally at a point where I feel safe, secure and heard. I can now look forward to all the opportunities ahead. I can’t believe how far I’ve come while in this program. Thank you for spending time with me so I can grow.”

– Keala*, Ho’ōla Nā Pua Program Participant

At Ho’ōla Nā Pua, we are dedicated to guiding and supporting individuals like Keala*, whose young spirit was once ensnared in the shadows of exploitation. Our sanctuary at Pearl Haven serves as a beacon of hope, where despair is transformed into resilience, healing, and renewal.

For survivors like Keala, Pearl Haven offers a safe haven—a place where they can find solace, receive compassionate care, and embark on their journey towards healing and empowerment. Here, amidst a nurturing environment, they are provided with the tools and support they need to reclaim their lives and build a brighter future.

Every young life who walks through our doors is met with unconditional love and unwavering support. We believe in the inherent strength and resilience of every survivor, and we are committed to walking alongside them every step of the way.

Your steadfast support has enabled us to make significant strides in 2023, including:

These programs are not just activities but vital parts of healing for the body, mind, spirit, and emotion. Our innovative model of care is now drawing national attention, offering new hope and safety to exploited youth, helping them find their voice and start anew.

Your involvement is crucial. It extends beyond creating a safe haven—it enriches our community, enhancing our educational outreach and reducing the stigma around sex trafficking. This collective effort helps to empower our youth, allowing them to step forward in healing and self-discovery.

Today, Keala* begins a new chapter,
filled with joy and the promise of a brighter future. Your support lights the way for many like her, turning silence and shame into strength and freedom.

* Use of alias to protect confidentiality 

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With your support, we can continue to shine a light in the darkness and offer hope to those who need it most. Together, we are transforming lives and breaking the cycle of exploitation.

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EmbRACE Hawaii Virtual 5K+10 Walk / Run
May 1 through June 5, 2024
Denim & Diamonds: A Paniolo Soirée
September 21, 2024


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