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Moving Beyond the Pain

HONOLULU — If Nicole Cruz knew then what she knows now about her two children’s pain from her decision to leave their abusive father, she would have turned to Kids Hurt Too Hawaii a long time ago. The 37-year-old meal clerk for a charter school credits the non-profit organization for the ability of her adolescent […]

Family Stories

Looking Ahead with Enthusiasm

HONOLULU – More than 20 youth in foster care paused during their weekly meeting at Kids Hurt Too Hawaii to reflect on what they are thankful for this holiday season. The children in support group for foster youth, who are between ages 3 and 19, thrive on a safe space to express feelings found here. The […]


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 […]