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

We are excited to announce that Palama Settlement has just joined USA Swimming Foundation’s water safety initiative, Make a Splash. The USA Swimming Foundation launched Make a Splash in 2007 with the goal to teach every child to learn to swim.

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Palama Settlement will host its annual Community Holiday Event on Friday, December 18, 2015 at Palama Settlement’s Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Gym from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Palama Settlement offers a variety of free youth programs that provide kids with fun and healthy afterschool activities. These programs include: cooking classes, fire knife dancing classes, and ukulele and hula lessons. In addition, Palama Settlement's pool is open for public swim.

Join us at Palama Settlement's Annual Community Holiday Event on Friday, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Gym. Mr. & Mrs. Claus will bring holiday cheer with free gifts from Toys for Tots. Enjoy entertainment, prizes, and information booths.