Home Visiting

Partnering with ‘Ohana 

Partnering with ‘Ohana from pregnancy until kindergarten

‘Ohana receive weekly home visits where they have the opportunity to grow in positive parenting practices, learn about their child’s development, and build a loving relationship between parent and child.  Our Parent Educators  provide the Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) programs as a part of the  Your ‘Ohana Network of the state of Hawai’i.

Keiki O Ka Aina is a proud Blue Ribbon Parents as Teachers Affiliate (https://parentsasteachers.org/affiliates-2/ ) and member of the Your ‘Ohana Network (https://www.yourohana.org/ )



  • O’ahu – ‘Ewa and Kalaeloa
  • Maui – Wailuku, Kihei, Kahului
  • Hawai’i – Captain Cook to Seaview Circle, Palani Rd. North to Kiholo Bay

‘Ohana may enroll in the PAT program while prenatal until three (3) months of age.

‘Ohana may enroll in the HIPPY program for children who are between the ages of three until kindergarten entry or age 5, whichever comes first.


This project is supported by the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH), Maternal and Child Health Branch and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Grant No. X10MC29466 Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Homevisiting Grant Program, $572,991.00 with zero percent (0%) financed with nongovernmental sources.  This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of , nor should any endorsements be inferred by DOH, HRSA, HHS of the U.S. Government.

Program Details

  • Home visits that support parent and child interaction
  • Monthly workshops like family fun night, cultural practices & positive parenting
  • Materials and activities that promote growth and development
  • Build a home library
  • Additional support for other community resources
  • Get ready for kindergarten!


‘Ewa/Kalaeloa                                                               91-1258 Renton Rd.                                                        ‘Ewa Beach, HI 96706

Kona                                                                                  75-127 Lunapule Rd., Suite 8A                                        Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Maui                                                                                  311 Kolu St., Suite 102                                                      Wailuku, HI 96793                                                           

Program Manager

‘Ewa/Kalaeloa                                                                    Erin Henderson, LCSW                                        erin@koka.org                                                                    808-843-2502

Kona Site Supervisor                                                    Christy Aragon                                                christy@koka.org                                                              808-339-7979

Wailuku Site Supervisor                                        Jessica Pazos                                jessica.pazos@koka.org                                            808-868-4143