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18th annual Huggo’s Wahine Tournament (July 27)

MEDIA RELEASE The 18th Annual Huggo’s Wahine Tournament is Saturday, July 27, 2013. This year’s theme, Gods and Goddesses, celebrates the golden age of the Roman Empire when Gods and Goddesses mingle with Emperors and Empresses and even a few gladiators and centurions no doubt, at this fun fishing tournament with prizes for the best […]

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Last day to sign up for Huggo's Wahine Tournament (July 17)

Last day to sign up for Huggo’s Wahine Tournament (July 17)

MEDIA RELEASE The 17th Annual Huggo’s Wahine Tournament is the largest ladies bill fish tournament in the Pacific, and is slated for Saturday, July 28 along the Kona Coast. Huggo’s Wahine Tournament is a ladies only marlin fishing tournament, held annually as a fundraiser for non-profit community organizations. This year, Family Support Hawaii will be […]

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Ramirez awarded fellowship to attend reading program

Ramirez awarded fellowship to attend reading program

MEDIA RELEASE Shannon Ramirez has been awarded a national fellowship by Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the largest children’s literacy nonprofit in the United States. Ramirez, who serves as the RIF coordinator for Family Support Hawaii (FSH), is one of 25 people nationally to be offered a fellowship to attend Fundraising Is Fundamental: Development Strategies for […]

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Family Support Hawaii awarded literacy grant

Family Support Hawaii awarded literacy grant

MEDIA RELEASE Family Support Hawaii (FSH) has been awarded a $1,100 grant from Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the largest children’s literacy nonprofit in the United States. This grant, which is funded by Macy’s, will be used to purchase books for free distribution to children served by FSH’s various programs and to other children in the […]

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OHA grant supports West Hawaii Fatherhood Initiative

OHA grant supports West Hawaii Fatherhood Initiative

MEDIA RELEASE Family Support Hawaii has been awarded a $60,241 grant from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to support Na Makuakane Maikai O Hawaii — Great Fathers of Hawaii. This fatherhood initiative was designed to increase father involvement in the lives of children and promote responsible fathering practices. This fills a gap that has been […]

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Tis the season to give back at Kona Community Hospital

Tis the season to give back at Kona Community Hospital

Special to Hawaii 24/7 When the Kona Community Hospital staff came together a few weeks ago to discuss giving opportunities during the holidays, employees expressed a strong interest in giving back to the West Hawaii community. They decided to collect donations for three local non-profit organizations – Hawaii Island Food Basket, Hawaii Island Humane Society […]

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Secret Santas sought for Family Support Hawaii

Secret Santas sought for Family Support Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE Family Support Hawaii is currently seeking “Secret Santas” to help make its Kalikimaka No Na Keiki (Christmas for the Children) campaign a success. Whether individuals choose to donate purchased gifts or make monetary donations, Family Support Hawaii (FSH) welcomes any contributions that will help bring joy to our community’s children this holiday season. […]

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Monty Richards Community Award recipients announced

Monty Richards Community Award recipients announced

MEDIA RELEASE Bank of Hawaii named Bay Clinic, Inc., Family Support Hawaii and Kokua Christian Ministries as the 2011 Bank of Hawaii Monty Richards Hawaii Island Community Award recipients. The announcement was made Tuesday, Sept. 13 at a presentation at Kahua Ranch. Bay Clinic, Inc. received $10,000 to help start up its Pediatric Dental Care […]

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Albrecht to lead Family Support Hawaii perinatal program

Albrecht to lead Family Support Hawaii perinatal program

MEDIA RELEASE Family Support Hawaii has appointed Bethany Albrecht as interim program director of its Malama Perinatal Program. Albrecht brings a wealth of experience to her new position including specialties in the prevention of abuse, neglect and domestic violence. Albrecht earned her Master’s of Education in Counseling and Guidance from the University of Hawaii Manoa, […]

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Home Instruction Program ends (June 17)

Home Instruction Program ends (June 17)

MEDIA RELEASE Family Support Hawaii (FSH) has announced it will end its Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program on June 17, 2011 due to loss of funding. The federal funding — which originates from Parent Information and Resource Centers (PIRC), then funnels through Parents and Children Together (PACT) — was recently cut […]

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Seventh annual Celebration of Fatherhood (June 18)

MEDIA RELEASE Fathers and families are invited to attend this year’s Annual Celebration of Fatherhood 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 18at the Swing Zone in Kona. Hosted by Family Support Hawaii’s West Hawaii Fatherhood Initiative, this free event is open to the public and will be held in honor of the fathers in our community. […]

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Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation’s largest children’s literacy organization, selected Family Support Hawaii to receive a $2,500 special literacy grant to host a Family Reading Celebration event for local families. The Family Reading Celebration initiative is designed to empower families and communities to help children discover the joy of reading.

Family Support Hawaii receives $2,500 grant to host a family reading celebration for local community

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation’s largest children’s literacy organization, selected Family Support Hawaii to receive a $2,500 special literacy grant to host a Family Reading Celebration event for local families. The Family Reading Celebration initiative is designed to empower families and communities to help children discover the joy of reading.

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Save the Date: 'An Old Hawaii Night' (Nov. 6)

Save the Date: ‘An Old Hawaii Night’ (Nov. 6)

MEDIA RELEASE “An Old Hawaii Night” – a Family Support Hawaii Gala Benefit Celebrate Old Hawaii and support Family Support Hawaii on Saturday, Nov. 6 at Waikoloa Marriott. Family Support Hawaii (formerly Family Support Services of West Hawaii) provides services islandwide to help families and children. Stroll with a complimentary glass of premium wine (or […]

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Family Support Services of West Hawaii (FSSWH) is pleased to announce the agency’s name change to Family Support Hawaii. Family Support Hawaii will operate as a DBA under Family Support Services of West Hawaii.

This is a reflection of the agency’s island-wide programming since the beginning of its Malama Perinatal Program in 2007.

Family Support Services of West Hawaii changes name to Family Support Hawaii

Family Support Services of West Hawaii (FSSWH) is pleased to announce the agency’s name change to Family Support Hawaii. Family Support Hawaii will operate as a DBA under Family Support Services of West Hawaii. This is a reflection of the agency’s island-wide programming since the beginning of its Malama Perinatal Program in 2007.

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