Hina Mauka Teen Care

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The first step to helping another is educating yourself. As a parent, you may feel blindsided to think that your child may have a drug or alcohol problem. This is not the end of the world, but at this difficult crossroads there are a few crucial steps that you as a parent can take that will make a big difference in the life of your child.

DETECTING ALCOHOL AND DRUG USE

Signs and
Symptoms

If a parent feels there is something “off” with their teen, they’re probably right. Trust your intuition. Learn about the signs and symptoms of teen drug abuse. Read More >

THE FACTS

Know
the Facts

Teenagers are constantly bombarded with information about drugs. Use this resource to wade through what is true—and what isn’t. Learn more about The Facts and other resources to understand the true impact of drugs and alcohol in your lives. Read More >

UNDERSTANDING TEENS

Transition and
Communication

Adolescence is a time of transition from childhood to adulthood that is filled with possibilities, endless energy, growth spurts and emotional changes that can be filled with conflict and stress. Read More >

CONNECTING WITH YOUR KIDS

Parents are
Important

Parents are the strongest influence on the lives of their children. Your words and actions affect every aspect of their growth and the choices they make. Read More >

COMMUNITY EVENTS

90the Annual Lei Day Celebration

Kapiolani Park, Honolulu, May 1, 2017, 10:00am-5:00pm

The lei known the world over, is a symbol of aloha. Great care is taken into the gathering of the materials to make a lei. After the materials are gathered, they are prepared and then fashioned into a lei. As this is done, the mana (or spirit) of the creator of the lei is sewn … Continue reading 90the Annual Lei Day Celebration Read More >

Film: Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare)

Dorris Duke Theatre, 900 S Beretania Honolulu, April 27, 1:00pm-3:00pm

An Academy Award® nominee for Best Documentary Feature and the first nonfiction film to win the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, Fire at Sea takes place in Lampedusa, the Mediterranean island that has become a major entry point for refugees into Europe. There, we meet Samuele, a 12-year-old boy who lives simply, climbing rocks … Continue reading Film: Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare) Read More >

Waikiki Spam Jam Festival 2017

Waikiki, Honolulu, April 29, 4:00pm-10:00pm

The Waikiki Spam Jam Festival event celebrates the unusually high consumption of SPAM® in Hawai‘i and features a variety of Honolulu’s finest restaurants serving up SPAM®-inspired creations. Two entertainment stages provide non-stop entertainment consisting of several of Honolulu’s finest restaurants which will be serving up Spam in many different ways. Merchandise tents will be selling Spam-themed … Continue reading Waikiki Spam Jam Festival 2017 Read More >