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Treatment facility opens for sexually exploited girls in Hawaii

  • COURTESY ANDREA BRIZZI, AHL
                                The Bromley Family Pearl Haven Campus began offering longterm therapeutic care and education to sexually exploited youths as of June 1.

    COURTESY ANDREA BRIZZI, AHL

    The Bromley Family Pearl Haven Campus began offering longterm therapeutic care and education to sexually exploited youths as of June 1.

  • SUSAN ESSOYAN / SESSOYAN@STARDVERTISER.COM
                                Nurse practitioner Jessica Munoz, president of Ho‘ola Na Pua, saw the need for a place like Pearl Haven more than a decade ago and rallied the community to make it happen.

    SUSAN ESSOYAN / SESSOYAN@STARDVERTISER.COM

    Nurse practitioner Jessica Munoz, president of Ho‘ola Na Pua, saw the need for a place like Pearl Haven more than a decade ago and rallied the community to make it happen.

  • COURTESY ANDREA BRIZZI, AHL
                                Youth will attend school at Pearl Haven while receiving long-term therapy to help them recover from abuse. This is one of two classrooms on campus.

    COURTESY ANDREA BRIZZI, AHL

    Youth will attend school at Pearl Haven while receiving long-term therapy to help them recover from abuse. This is one of two classrooms on campus.

  • SUSAN ESSOYAN / SESSOYAN@STARDVERTISER.COM
                                Jessica Munoz, president of Ho‘ola Na Pua, met with Glen Kozuma, director of sales and purchasing for Admor HVAC Products Inc., last month outside Pearl Haven.

    SUSAN ESSOYAN / SESSOYAN@STARDVERTISER.COM

    Jessica Munoz, president of Ho‘ola Na Pua, met with Glen Kozuma, director of sales and purchasing for Admor HVAC Products Inc., last month outside Pearl Haven.

  • COURTESY HO‘OLA NA PUA
                                The buildings that became Pearl Haven had stood empty for years and been vandalized. Construction started in the summer of 2018, even before all the funds were raised. Renovations continued straight through the pandemic until completion this spring.

    COURTESY HO‘OLA NA PUA

    The buildings that became Pearl Haven had stood empty for years and been vandalized. Construction started in the summer of 2018, even before all the funds were raised. Renovations continued straight through the pandemic until completion this spring.

The first licensed, therapeutic residential facility in Hawaii designed to help sexually trafficked girls recover from their trauma opened June 1 without fanfare on a secluded, pastoral, 12-acre property on Oahu. Read more

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