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Hawai`i Friends of Restorative Justice (HFRJ) is an educational entity that works to help individuals and organizations live cooperatively & peacefully. HFRJ provides education, training and program development for schools, courts, hospitals, prisons, government agencies, NGOs, and others based on a group’s unique needs for peacemaking and conflict management skill building. HFRJ provides, researches, writes about, and publishes the outcomes of its innovative projects in order to contribute to best practices and evidence-based knowledge about what can help increase peace, civic engagement, healing and reconciliation for individuals and communities.

HFRJ’s leadership has changed for 2022! Our new board of directors chair person is Leela Bilmes Goldstein, Phd., and our new vice-chairperson is Ian Crabbe. We thank our former president Rich Turbin, Esq. and vice-president Roger Epstein, Esq., who are remaining on our board to continue helping bring peace and justice to the world.