Kauhale Kaimaile O Kahumana

HOUSING

ENDING FAMILY HOMELESSNESS. ONE FAMILY AT A TIME.

HELPING FAMILIES EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS
FIND PERMANENT HOUSING

110

families

Kahumana has been providing resources, employment and housing to over 100 homeless families each year on the Leeward Coast and throughout Oahu since 1989. 

63

homes

77

employed

"Any of our clients could be us."

"Hawaii is so expensive that most of us live pay check to pay check with little room in our budgets to save.  Most of us could not last more than a few weeks if we suffered a major illness or accident."

Providing housing for 48 homeless families with children.

Helping over 75 families and youth secure permanent housing.

Managing 24 units of Supportive Housing on the Leeward Coast and Oahu.

Securing employment for 77 individuals per year in our housing programs.

Palm frond

PARTNERS & SPONSORS

Bezos Day 1 Families Fund

 

We are honored to have been selected as a

2020 Bezos Day 1 Families Fund award recipient!

 

The Day 1 Families Fund supports organizations that are making measurable progress on family homelessness, and we are excited to be included among them.

 

We plan to use this generous investment to:

  • Provide housing and resources to families experiencing homelessness in Waianae and throughout Oahu

  • Create additional positions to assist with diversion, employment, outreach, rapid rehousing efforts, training and supportive services for staff

  • Expand and consolidate our facilities

  • Help serve an additional 1000 families over 5 years

Housing Staff

We thank the Day 1 Families Fund for their support and look forward to continuing to serve and provide stability for families in our community, especially as we all recover from the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ark of Safety coordinates and distributes an ono Thanksgiving meal and a spiritual message every year to the families of Ohana Ola. Mahalo to Pastor Amina.

Seal of the City and County of Honolulu
Logo for Partners In Care
Logo for Catholic Charities Hawaii
Logo for The Institute for Human Services

Provides security deposit and first month's rent for families transitioning into their own home.

Provides security deposit and first month's rent for families transitioning into their own home.

Logo for Aulani

Sources linens for residents.

Logo for Helping Hands Hawaii

Sources school supplies and Christmas presents for residents. 

Collage of people in Kahumanas Housing Program