MAKANA O KE AKUA (MEN'S HOMES)
Makana O Ke Akua provides a clean & sober living environment for men. Our vision is to restore men back to their community, workplace, and most of all to their families. Our gaol is to teach independent living, responsibility, and accountability through our structured homes that are based on family values.
The message of the gospel is one of forgiveness and transformation and we're taking it to a place where it's needed most...Hawaii's prisons.
Word of Life Christian Center has partnered with the Department of Safety and ministers to the men and women who are incarcerated in the Oahu Communit Correctional Center (OCCC), the Women's Community Correctional Center (WCCC) and the Halawa Correctional Facility (HCF).
FIRST L.A.P. (Life After Prison)
First L.A.P. provides those who have been released from prision with help transitioning back into society. Our goal is to provide spiritual growth and equip them to become productive members of thier communities. First L.A.P. provides courses that help with addictions, anger management, employment, and much more.
Founded by Matt Taufetee, First L.A.P. keeps men off the streets and provides them with a bed, food, and a hot shower. We're working together to keep them from going back to the life that put them in prision in the first place.