Support reinstatement of Hui No Ke Ola Pono head

On July 14, Hui No Ke Ola Pono’s employees were notified that Joseph “Joey” Gonsalves was no longer our executive director without explanation from the board.

If the community knows Joey, and trust that he is the heart and soul of Hui No Ke Ola Pono, or if Hui No Ke Ola Pono has ever made a difference in your life, ‘ohana or community, please support Joey by coming out at 4 p.m. July 23 on Ka’ahumanu Avenue near Queen Ka’ahumanu Shopping Center.

Although our leader is not with us physically, we know he trusts the staff to keep serving the community, despite the challenges we face.

Services at Hui No Ke Ola Pono continue without interruption. The staff at Hui No Ke Ola Pono love our jobs, the ‘ohanas we serve and communities we live in. Onipa’a! The Hawaiian health organization is determined to work as hard as needed to keep moving forward, despite the steps backwards this decision has caused.

Support Joey by sharing this information, coming out to wave signs, mailing letters to our board or even thanking a hui member if you see one of us.

Denise Carvalho



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