Our mission is to kokua Hawaiian Natives who are committed to achieving their potential for themselves, their families and communities.
KEY SERVICES PROVIDED
ALU LIKE, Inc., through 10 Statewide Offices, is committed to providing the tools needed to achieve and maintain success. This can only be accomplished if ALU LIKE, Inc. remains committed to the development and funding of programs that demonstrate high achievement and community collaboration.
Hoala Hou – High Risk Reduction: Provides prevention services to youth ages 10-17. Utilizing Best Practice or Evidence Based prevention curriculums, Hoala Hou educates youths and their parents on the dangers of substance abuse and high risk behaviors.
Hoomanea Oiwi – Employment & Training: The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds Employment & Training, which provides year-round services to eligible adults 18 years or older and youth ages 14–24.
Ka Ipu Kaeo – Career and Technical Education: Supports a consortium of programs whose goal is to increase the number of Native Hawaiians in Science Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). This department also provides scholarships and financial assistance.
Kulia Like – Individual & Family Stability: Kulia Like strengthens individual’s and families’ economic situations through skills that enhance financial, assets and self-sufficiency.
Kumu Kahi – Elderly Services Department: Enriches the lives of Native Hawaiian elders by preserving and restoring their health, sense of dignity, self- respect and cultural identity.
Ka Waihona Puke Oiwi – Native Hawaiian Library: Offers resources for adults and children including basic references and reading materials, a Native Hawaiian research collection, and a collection of quilt patterns. We also have two digital collections, Ulukau—the Hawaiian Electronic Library and the Hawaii Digital Library.
Mervina K.M. Cash-Kaeo, President/CEO
Kekamaikaikamaikalani Helm, Chairperson
Kamika Smith, Vice Chair & Treasurer
Paige Ann Kapi‘olani Barber
Kathleen Naomi Alama Arasoo
C. Kimo Alameda, Ph.D.
ALU LIKE, Inc.
Hale O Na Limahana
Located in the Airport Financial Center
2969 Mapunapuna Place, Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96819
Ph: 808.535.6700 Fax: 808.524.1344