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

Palama Settlement is offering two upcoming football activities. The summer football camp for boys & girls ages 7 to 13 years old starts on July 20 through July 24. Cost is $125 per camp with lunch included.

Palama Settlement is offering free ukulele and hula classes to youth. Part of the Rebecca Kwai Hin Kamp performing arts program, experienced instructors teach performing arts courses to participants now through summer.

The 3rd annual Malama Palama Gala will be held on the evening of Saturday, October 17, at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Funds raised will help support vital programs for our community's children, families and seniors.

Palama Settlement will be offering Learn to Swim Classes for beginner and advanced beginner students. Swim instructors will teach children ages 6 to 12 years old in 45-minute, once-a-week sessions.

Palama Settlement received a $1,000 donation from HSN Cares! Sherry Walters, who nominated Palama Settlement as a recipient, presented Palama Settlement with a $1,000 check from HSN Cares at its May 6, 2015 board of directors meeting.