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Fri, Aug 12



HUGS Respite Night

HUGS supports Hawaii families with a child up to age 12 who has been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness or disease.

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HUGS Respite Night
HUGS Respite Night

Time & Location

Aug 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Honolulu, 3636 Kilauea Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816, USA


About the event

HUGS provides parents and caregivers the opportunity for much needed personal time away from the intense demands of caring for a seriously ill child. Free child care, for children ages 6 months to 12 years, is offered, where they have a lot of fun and attention, paired with a buddy in a safe, supportive environment, so that parents have time for themselves to do whatever they wish. HUGS also offers emergency respite assessed on a case-by-case basis based on need and staffing.

"Respite gives my husband and me a much needed break for a few hours. It allows us to work on the foundation of our family, which is us, the parents. Having a strong family foundation is so important when going through this unpredictable journey." — HUGS Mom, Stephanie Kozuma

"The HUGS house is my favorite place because it's fun." — HUGS Keiki, Zach, age 10

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