Our goal is to have 680 homeless keiki sponsored on a monthly basis for their needs.


Please consider sponsoring a child each month for a $7 nutritious meal a $12 hygiene bag.    Company Partnership option below..


Your donation helps us meet their needs.

We hold their hearts in our hands

Become a Company partner and help us end the cycle of poverty. All companies will be listed on our donor page and on this page.

Outreach Overview

The monthly outreach staff visits the remote areas where  these children live. Project Hawai'i seeks out homeless children living in extreme poverty situations around the islands of  Hawai'i (Big Island), O'ahu and Maui.  These children need basic living supplies like sleeping bags and pillows, tarps to keep the rain out, tents to sleep in, cooking supplies, food, and various other emergency needs. These supplies are the basics to keep them healthy and increase their confidence and self esteem. By us providing  these basics  they need to survive  they can now focus on other important things in their life. All our programs work together to assure the children have the opportunity to learn the life and social skills they need to succeed. Gaining their trust and showing them their worth is all wrapped up in these monthly care packages we provide with your donations.

With the ongoing clean sweeps across the state our children are continually being misplaced. Our dedicated team are out there finding them. Having someone show they care and help them directly with their everyday life teaches these children the art of caring and empathy, as well as important emotional skills as they acknowledge and appreciate the help they receive.

Monthly Hygiene and Healthy Meals 

Donations to Project Hawai'i provide hot nutritious meals for homeless keikis and their families. A warm meal for the family raises self-esteem and helps keep the family healthy.


We now provide meal cards that are far more useful to the families than the previous food boxes and far more helpful to the program's overall success. A family of 4 can be sponsored for $35.00 and a larger family for $65.00. 


Hygiene kits are provided as well which go a long way towards keeping the children safe and healthy. Your donation truly makes a difference! 


Due to the clean sweeps across the island, our families need to have the opportunity to be able to shop for emergency needs, so we provide gift cards for Target, Walmart and Longs. 


Project Hawai'i develops relationships with the homeless families enrolled in our programs and we work with them to identify their most immediate needs  and support them in the best way we possibly can. We provide the families requests and needs on an individual needs basis. It is impossible to list all their needs.

Here is a sample list of most needed items:

  • Meal Card per Individual - $7 

  • Hygiene Bag - $15

  • Sleeping Bag & Pillow - $35

  • Tent (Family Size Determines) - $60 - $120

  • Tarp - $30

  • Stove & Propane - $30

  • Cooking Pan, Pot, & Utensil - $40

  • Flashlight - $5



Due to the sensitive nature of delivering outreach to the homeless keikis, please do not request to assist when presenting  donations. Project Hawai'i Inc. has worked very hard developing the trust of the homeless families and we simply cannot abuse this trust by bringing unfamiliar people to encampments. Mahalo for your understanding and we do truly appreciate your support.

Due to lack of adequate storage, we are unable to accept any used or random items.


Monthly Outreach Individual Keiki Sponsorship Questionnaire

If you have any questions regarding sponsoring our homeless keiki for the Monthly Outreach program, please use this questionnaire to contact us. 

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501 (C) (3) Nonprofit 32-0308897

Enhancing the Lives of Homeless & Poverty Stricken Keiki

Locations on O'ahu,  Hawai'i Island and Maui

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1844, Kea'au, HI 96749-1844 United States


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