Hawai`i Friends of Restorative Justice (HFRJ) works to help individuals and organizations live cooperatively & peacefully. When social injustice and wrongdoing occurs it provides healing and reconciliation processes. HFRJ provides training for schools, courts, hospitals, prisons, government agencies, NGOs, and others based on a group’s unique needs for peacemaking and conflict management. It researches, writes, and publishes about its projects in order to contribute to best practices and evidence-based knowledge about what can help increase peace, civic engagement, and healing for individuals and communities.
Hawai’i Friends board of directors January 2019 with our wonderful University of Hawai‘i, MSW intern Ulu Ka’ahanui (with lei), from left Ian Crabbe, Cheri Tarutani, Daphne Ho‘okano, Leela Bilmes Goldstein (front), Lisa Jensen, Lorenn Walker (front), Thomas Haia and Rich Turbin (front), and missing Roger Epstein.