Samaritan Counseling Center Hawaii offers healing, harmony, and hope to individuals, families, and communities in Hawaii. Read our newsletters to find out what the Center is doing and how you can help build stronger and healthier communities.

Call for Nominations — 2018 Ho’omenemene Awards:

We are seeking community nominations for individuals and organizations who embody Samaritan Counseling Center Hawai‘i’s mission of offering hope and healing to Hawai’i communities. Award-winners will be honored at our biannual Ho‘omenemene Awards and Benefit Dinner in 2018.

  • An Individual who has long supported the ideals and operation of Samaritan Counseling Center Hawai’i through his/her longstanding commitment and kokua.
  • An Organization that is a beacon in our community and offers healing and hope that is inclusive, accessible, and affordable.

Download the Hoomenemene Awards Nomination Form 2018 and return it to us by mail to Samaritan Counseling Center Hawaii, 1020 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu, HI 96814; by email to; or by fax to 808-545-2852. The deadline for nominations is August 31, 2017.

Recent news:

  • June 2017: Please join us in welcoming our newest therapist, Julie A. Daubenspeck, LMFT. Julie is a Christian counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist who works with individuals, couples, families, military families, and children. She specializes in women’s issues and domestic violence. She uses Experiential Family Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and other theories based on client needs.
  • May 2017: Samaritan Counseling Center Hawaii was honored to receive two grants, from the Friends of Hawaii Charities and First Hawaiian Bank Foundation. The grants will replenish our Client Assistance Fund, which subsidizes counseling for uninsured, under-insured, low-income, and elderly clients who otherwise might not receive any mental health care.

Press releases:

  • March 2016: Samaritan Counseling Center Hawaii to Hold Bi-Annual Ho’omenemene Awards Banquet
  • February 2016: Samaritan Counseling Center Hawaii Presents “Understanding and Preventing Domestic Violence”
  • October 2015: Samaritan Counseling Center Hawaii Presents “Suicide Prevention: Learn the Signs”