Palama Settlement

Established in 1896, Palama Settlement is a non-profit, community-based social service agency serving the Kalihi and Palama neighborhoods. We offer a wide range of educational, recreational, athletic, cultural, social, health, and community building programs and services for children, youth, adults, and senior citizens.

Our mission is to help those with the greatest needs in our surrounding community to empower themselves through promoting education, health, and well-being.

Palama Settlement Building


News & Announcements

Kristian Lei, broadway entertainer and singer at this year's Malama Palama Gala, will be performing in a broadway musical Christmas revue on Friday, December 4 at 8 p.m. and Saturday December 5 at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the New Life Church Theatre.

Join us for a Thanksgiving event on Wednesday, November 18 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Palama Settlement's dining room lanai. Youth will be able to enjoy a warm traditional Thanksgiving meal filled with entertainment, activities and games. 

Join us for a fun and festive event to promote music and dance on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Palama Settlement. There will be performances, demonstrations and an open floor for Wii dancing.

Palama Settlement will honor producer and veteran broadcaster Emme Tomimbang and former Honolulu Police Department Chief Francis Keala at the 3rd Annual Malama Palama Gala Fundraiser on October 17, 2015 at The Royal Hawaiian.

This year's Malama Palama honoree, Emme Tomimbang has produced a TV special: "Kahanamoku: A Legacy of Healing." The show will air on Monday, Aug. 24th  on KGMB at 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. The show tells the story of not only inspirational Kahanamoku scholars from the John A...