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

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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...

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 is offering various programs for the fall and winter sessions. Programs for youth include cultural and music activities such as hula, ukulele lessons and fire knife dance class.

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.