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Trunk Or Treat 2023!

Trunk or Treat returns to the Palama Settlement Field on Sunday, October 29th!
Sunday, October 29th
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Palama Settlement Field
Metro Christian Church and Palama Settlement partner to present another Trunk or Treat event for our Kalihi-Pālama community on Sunday, October 9th, 4:00-6:00 p.m on the Palama Settlement Field.  Free food, fun activities and prizes for you and your family to enjoy! Don’t miss out!


16 Oct

Paralympian Lizzi Smith At The Palama Pool!

Join Swim Lessons Hawaii on Friday, September 29, here at the Palama Pool as we prepare to meet Paralympian swimming medalist, Lizzi Smith! Get ready for an infusion of inspiration, invaluable insight and a brand new perspective of this extraordinary athlete!
Let’s make this week one for the books and prepare for an unforgettable experience!
To register, please use the following links:
Meet & Train with Lizzi Smith for Kids
Meet & Greet with Lizzi Swim for Adult 
Adult Swim Training with Lizzi Smith
For more information, please email 

27 Sep

Mālama the Mamas of Pālama Resiliency Fair 2023


Join us as we celebrate the women who lead our families as we spend a little time to pamper our bodies learn new things to strengthen our minds, and spend time laughing and sharing as we fill our spirit.

Join us here at Palama Settlement Dining Hall as our community partners come together to share information, resources, and have a great time on Thursday, September 28, 4:30p.m. – 7:30p.m


Childcare and transportation are available upon request via RSVP.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, and for RSVP information, contact Robin at

27 Sep

Reflections of Palama Settlement, SEPT 7th, 5:30 p.m

Join us on Thursday, September 7, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. to hear the stories of our past participants, staff, and board members here at Palama Settlement. Four of the 16 narrators who were interviewed by Paula Rath, project director for the oral histories, will present brief clips and talks regarding their lives, as well as their involvement with Palama Settlement. Dr. Davianna McGregor, Director Emeritus of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Center for Oral History, will moderate the program, covering themes that connect communities in Hawai’i and build a sense of Hawai’i identity.


This event is open to the public. Palama offers free parking in back of the gymnasium. For more information, please call (808) 848-2530.

25 Aug

Time Capsule Sealing & Peace Pole Ceremony, July 12th

Join us on Wednesday, July 12th!
We invite you to join us for these two special events happening on our campus on Wednesday, July 12th.

3:30 p.m.

Witness as we seal the 2023 Palama Settlement Time Capsule, with notation that it should be opened in the year 2046, during the 150th Anniversary.  The time capsule contains artifacts showcasing the history of Palama Settlement from the past 127 years.

4:00 p.m.

“May Peace Prevail On Earth” is translated in 16 different languages on the Peace poles that have been planted in our garden.  Please join us in a presentation by the Rotary Club of Honolulu and our program participants of their “vision of peace”.

See you there!

5 Jul

HPD & HSO present a Kupuna Safety Program & Concert at Palama Settlement

Join us for a morning program on Tuesday, January 28 featuring a Honolulu Police Department presentation on kupuna safety and a short concert by two members of the Hawai`i Symphony Orchestra! Coffee and doughnuts will be served prior to the HPD presentation and there will be THREE lucky drawings for attendees throughout the morning.

This event is open to the public. Palama offers free parking in back of the gymnasium. For more information, please call (808) 845-3945.

A note: there are three versions of this flyer because they were created as a special project by three of our In-Community Treatment/Community Based School students. ICTP/CBS currently works with instructors from Twiddle Productions to learn graphic design skills. The students took on creating their own flyers for this event as a way to use their skills for a “real world” project. Mahalo to ICTP/CBS for their creativity!





22 Jan
20 Dec

DECEMBER 13: Annual Community Holiday Event

Join Palama Settlement for its annual Community Holiday Event! Bring your family for refreshments, live entertainment, and lucky drawing prize giveaways. All children will have a photo opportunity with Santa and receive a gift, thanks to Toys for Tots. This event is free and open to the public.

To see photos from previous years, click here.

8 Dec
4 Dec

October 30: Halloween Event

Join us for a Halloween event on Wednesday, October 30 in the evening. There will be keiki-friendly activities from 5:00-6:30 PM, including face painting, a piñata, and pottery, followed by a haunted house for older children and teens. Get into the spooky spirit with us at this fun, free event!

For more information or questions, please contact Kim Corbin at

Special thanks to our In-Community Treatment Program students for using their Adobe skills to create these flyers in our computer lab with Twiddle Productions.

24 Oct