Foster Youth

Helping Foster Kids Take Charge

HONOLULU — In the latest example of its efforts to restore hope to grief-stricken children, Kids Hurt Too Hawaii continues to take steps to help a group of former foster youth focus on goals. The nine youth in the group met for their weekly meeting led by Seymour Kazimirski, a Kids Hurt Too Hawaii volunteer, […]


Training Volunteers in Grief and Trauma Care

HONOLULU — Kids Hurt Too Hawaii is training volunteers to help its efforts to bring solace to grief-stricken children. DATES MAY CHANGE DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. The sessions are intended to develop a variety of skills centered around children’s grief and trauma. Examples include understanding suicides, as well as the ability of crafts to help […]

Family Stories

Stepping in to Help Out

Donna Hodges (right) gets helpful tips from Cynthia White. HONOLULU — A difference can start with one person. Just ask Donna Hodges, a 53-year-old Makaha resident who adopted her two grandsons nearly five years ago after their mother could no longer care for them. To hear Hodges tell it, her 33-year-old daughter, Rosina, never recovered […]

Community Events Fundraising

Kid’s Heart Project

Kids Hurt Too Hawaii will be in Japan from November 21-December 4, 2013, assisting with children tsunami victims’ support groups, conducting training, and assisting victims with understanding and managing trauma and grief. This would not be possible without the support of Acura of Honolulu/Dan Keppel, sponsor of Ai on Japan Golf Tournament and Benefit Concert/Banquet, […]