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E nā kamalei lupalupa

Thriving Hawaiian children

Liliʻuokalani Trust provides opportunities for Hawaiian children to realize their greatest potential--living healthy, joyful, and prosperous lives, while contributing positively to their families, communities, and the world.

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LT Programs and Services

LT supports kamaliʻi ages 0-26 and their ʻohana with a complete array of healing programs and services. Grounded in Hawaiian culture and driven by both ʻike and manaʻo, our team strives to deliver transformational experiences for youth—resulting in a thriving lāhui.


Early Childhood

0-5 years old

  • Quality childcare programs
  • Strong parent-child interaction
  • Family economic stability
  • Safe and stable housing

Early Childhood

Youth Development

5–18 years old

  • Instill youth passion, agency and voice
  • Exploratory to specialized learning
  • Education and career resources

Youth Development

Youth holding shaka hand sign on the sidewalk

Opportunity Youth

16–26 years old

  • Developing pilina
  • Life skills & coaching programs
  • Safe & stable housing
  • Successful pathways

Opportunity Youth

Social-Emotional Support Services

Focused on strengthening relationships and connections between kamaliʻi and their family, culture, and community resources

Social Services

The Queen

Queen’s Mele

Liliʻuokalani was a talented poet and an accomplished musician. She and her three siblings, referred to as Na Lani ʻEha (the Royal Four), wrote some of the most treasured and timeless songs of Hawaiʻi.

Listen to her music

Queen's Literature

The Queen was a gifted and prolific writer, whose works continue to be widely read today.

Discover her words


Research & Data

LT's expert in-house team creates and shares radical new knowledge to contribute to the improved wellbeing of Native Hawaiian youth.

All Research

Community Resilience: Key Findings

The purpose of this brief is to understand the nature of community resilience across Hawai‘i. County-level data are provided using a resiliency framework with four categories: sense of community, civic engagement, education and digital equity, and quality of life and hope for the future. Results may inform organizations and improve programs and policies that foster community resilience and wellbeing.

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