Helping Hand - Helping Hands Hawaii 2017

Feb 24, 2017

Credit courtesy of Nik Lacchin

This week Helping Hand has returning guest Helping Hands Hawaii discussing the range of ways they assist the vulnerable in the Aloha State, and sharing details about their 13th annual fundraising dinner, Thursday March 2nd at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Jan Harada, President and Chief Executive Officer of Helping Hands Hawaii.

Helping Hands Hawaii is a nonprofit incorporated in 1974 with a mission to connect individuals, families, and organizations with essential human and material resources. Helping Hands Hawaii administers and assists with numerous programs, including Adopt A FamilyBehavioral Health ProgramsBilingual Access LineCommunity ClearinghouseEmergency Assistance ProgramHawaii Pathways ProjectReady to Learn and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR1 stations statewide during the afternoon drive version of All Things Considered and then archived online here. Each Friday afternoon, Helping Hand puts the spotlight on an organization, topic or event that offers assistance to the disabled and others among the most vulnerable.       

Contact Helping Hands Hawaii:


Email: or use an email form at the website.

Phone: (808)536-7234

Find them on Twitter and Facebook.

Find all the previous Helping Hand segments here.