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East Hawai`i Children’s Justice Center

Hilo location of the Children's Justice Center

First opened in 1990, the Center is in a beautiful old Hilo home. The Center serves 13 percent of the abused children in the state. While families who come to the Center are often upset and in crisis, Children’s Justice Center staff members find great reward in helping them.

Serving All of Hawai`i

Children’s Centers are geographically dispersed to meet needs of children statewide:

Age-Appropriate Settings

Centers provide comfortable settings for children of all ages. See examples:

Video Interviews

Specially trained professionals conduct developmentally appropriate forensic interviews, and interviews are videotaped, in lieu of written statements.