We are always looking for volunteers to help with homework tutoring, arts & crafts, teaching a trade, and more.  Volunteering can be rewarding and fulfilling, and a great way to pass on your knowledge to our future generations.  Please call us at (808) 775-0976 or email for more info. 


Currently there are over 40 registered youth attending the Hamakua Youth Center.  A free after school, occasional  weekend, and summer program that provides homework help, daily meals and cultural activities in a fun, safe, family-style environment.  Any donations would be greatly appreciated.

Pencils                                                          Trash Bags                                       Pasta Noodles

Crayons                                                       Ziploc Bags                                      Crackers                       

Markers                                                       Toilet Tissue                                    Canned Tuna

Glue                                                              Paper Towels                                  Rice

Paper                                                            Paper Plates                                     Nori   

Forks/Spoon                                                Fruits & Vegetables

Anything Arts & Crafts                            Cleaning supplies                           

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Behind the scenes of the Hamakua Youth Center, as with any non-profit organization, there is a lot of sweat and a few tears as we work to keep the center viable for the needs of our keiki.  We are ever grateful for the many who step forward to give of their time, talents and means to keep the center open and functioning.

SUPPORTERS                     PARTNERSHIPS                   Donors $500+

Betsy Gordon Foundation                               Honokaa High and Intermediate School                         Michele Chaney-Pandinn

Steven B. Hard Foundation                             Honokaa Elementary School                                             Patricia Dinner

Jewish Community Federation                       North Hawaii Education & Research Center                  Barbara Franklin                    

McInerny Foundation                                      Hamakua Harvest                                                               Theresa Lee

John Ross Foundation                                      Honokaa Business Associations                                        Mike McCarthy

Rotary Club of North Hawaii                         Hongwanji Buddhist Temple of Honokaa                       Steven Oldfather

Barbara Schenewark Estate                             Hawaii Science & Technology Museum                          Diane Scheurell

Strome Family Foundation                             Office of Prosecuting Attorney                                          Terri Sugg

Hawaii Island Hotel Industry                         Office of Youth Services                                                     Jack Zimmerman

Atherton Family Foundation                          West Hawaii Mediation Center                                         Jeff Zingg

Edmund Olson Foundation                            Salvation Army - Honokaa Branch                                  Celeste Zwereny


Contact us: 

P.O Box 381

45-3396  Mamane St.

Honokaa HI 96727

(808) 775-0976

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