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

Help Palama solve the mystery! Join us on June 18, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at Palama Settlement to be detectives in solving a murder mystery. This event fundraiser will help support Palama Settlement's Pakolea youth sports and academic programs.

The third annual 808 Junior Chef Showdown cooking competition will be held on Saturday, April 16 from noon to 3:30 p.m.

PBS Hawaii and Palama Settlment are co-hosting a free 40-minute sneak preview of Jackie Robinson, the latest documentary from acclaimed flimmaker Ken Burns. Please join us on Wednesday, April 6 at 6 p.m. at Palama Settlment Dining Hall.

Palama Settlement's Summer Enrichment Program provides a variety of fun and educational activities during the summer break.

Thank you to everyone who attended our van blessing ceremony on February 25, 2016. Kahu Kordell Kekoa conducted the ceremony with Palama staff, participants, youth and special guests. A special mahalo nui loa to First Hawaiian Bank for their generous donation to help fund our newest van.