Neighborhood Place
of Wailuku



392 N. Market Street
Wailuku, HI 96793

Neighborhood Place of Wailuku (NPW) is a walk-in family center located in Happy Valley, Maui.  NPW provides a full range of services based on the native Hawaiian culture for keiki to kūpuna. Services include:

Culture Friendly Family Services

  • Family Success Coaches
  • Case Management in Aftercare
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Parenting Skills Education
  • Build Self-Sufficiency through Transitions To Success™
  • Talk-Story Counseling
  • Information, Referral and Linkage to Community Resources
  • Address Parent Concerns & Basic Needs
  • Parent-Child Interactive Workshops

Kamalama Parenting Program

The Neighborhood Place of Wailuku Parenting Class called, Kamalama, literally meaning, “the light”. It is a ten (10) week course that will be conducted weekly for two (2) hours long. Each class session will incorporate a Hawaiian value and parenting principles together. Lesson plan will also include handouts, stories, illustrations, hands-on activities, reflections and homework.

NPW Guiding Principles

‘O ke aloha ke pili mai
Love is the thing that binds us

‘O ka ‘oia ‘i ‘o ke hilina’i mai
Truth is the thing that brings trust

‘O ke ea Hawai’i ke ho’oikaika aku
The spirit of Hawai’i Is the thing that gives us strength

‘O ka mauli he ola mai
The essence is the thing that makes us live

‘O ka ha’aha’a ke lokomaika’i mai
It is through humbleness that we have compassion

‘O ke kuamo’o ke kū a’e
It is our geneology

‘O ka wiwo’ole ke kūpa’a a’e
It is our courage that allows us to stand our ground

‘O ka huli ke ulu mai
It is the change that brings us growth

‘O ka pono ke ho’omaika’i mai
It is the perfect state of all things that brings us goodness

‘O ka hua ke ha’ahea mai
It is the fruit of our seeds that bring us pride

He Mele Ke Ao Ea,
Composed by Pūlama Collier
for the Neighborhood Place of Wailuku



The Department of Health provides access to its programs and activities without regard to race, color, national origin/ancestry-including language, age, sex-including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, color, religion, or disability.

Write or call the Hawaii State Department of Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division at 3627 Kilauea Avenue, Room 101 Honolulu, Hawaii 96816 or at (808) 733-9333. Or write or call the Affirmative Action Office at P.O. Box 3378, Honolulu, HI 96801-3378 or at (808) 586-4614 (voice/TRS) or 586-4648 (TDD) within 180 days of a problem.

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