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Temporary Program Suspension
To ensure we are serving our community in the best way possible, Lanakila Pacific is temporarily suspending the following operations.
The safety, health and wellbeing of our participants, seniors, staff and community is our top priority. Lanakila Pacific will continue to closely monitor the development COVID-19 and provide updates on our website and official Lanakila Pacific social media channels.
We compiled a list of resources to help you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Do Good, Feel Good" is a platform dedicated to share uplifting and inspirational stories that highlight the strength of the human spirit, the generosity that lie within each of us and our innate willingness to care for one another.
As a part of #GivingTuesdayNow, Maryknoll Mask Noblesse Oblige Service Project has Maryknoll School families and community members work together to create fabric masks for LanakilaPacific and NavianHawaii. A thousand handmade reusable fabric mask were donated to help kupuna and nurses stay protected against COVID-19.
Artist Solomon Enos has donated $1,784.50 to Lanakila Pacific during this crucial time. He donated half the proceeds from the sale of his original art pieces all to support our programs like Lanakila Meals on Wheels.
@letters2ourkupuna is a new way to connect with our local seniors. Michelle Tanaka (founder) began gathering and distributing uplifting messages to send to kupuna around the island to make sure that they know that they are not alone during this time.
Mahalo to @every1ne_hawaii and Robert Kurisu, our Lanakila Meals on Wheels team are protected as they prepare meals for our seniors! Their donation of face masks are not only for Lanakila Meals on Wheels and Lanakila Pacific staff and volunteers, but to each of our seniors as well!
First Hawaiian Bank delivered a generous gift of $25,000 from First Hawaiian Bank Foundation to help create emergency care packages for our seniors in this time of need.
Thank you to the folks at Maui Nui Venison for their generous gift of 300 pounds of meat! Their awesome Holo ‘Ai fresh venison delivery program launched early for all Hawaii residents due to the current state. We’re very excited to start incorporating their donation soon. Check back to see what we come up with!
Lanakila Pacific is a Hawaii-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization offering assistance programs and operating social enterprises to build independence and improve the quality of life for individuals with cognitive, physical, social or age-related challenges. Since 1939, our vision has been to embody self-sufficiency and inspire inclusive communities where people of all ages and abilities are empowered to live independently, find meaningful employment and thrive in spirit.