Aloha and welcome to the East Hawai’i Coalition to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect webpage.

EHCAN exists to support families and keiki in our community. We meet monthly to collaborate with community resources to support Hawai’i families. Contact Joy Hohnstine at
andjoin the EHCAN Facebook group to keep in touch.

April is Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month. 

Mahalo nui to those who joined the webinar April 8th for for the Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness month kick-off and the staff and volunteers who supported food drops at the Civic April 14th.  Listen to the proclamation by Mayor Mitch Roth and Dawn Rego’s presentation on Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention below and email Joy Hohnstine at to get involved!





Spot the Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect


Additional Resources from our partners:

Tutu and Me

Neighborhood Place of Puna Family Resource Center