Service for Everyone

The Parent Line serves anyone with concerns about parenting:

  • Expectant parents & Parents
    of children
  • Grandparents and other caregivers
  • Teachers
  • Child care & Health care providers
  • Social workers & Home visitors
  • Mental health specialists
  • Other professionals

Call us to learn more.

For the latest information and resources on COVID-19, please visit the State of Hawai’i Department of Health website HERE.

The Parent Line is a free Statewide confidential telephone line.  We are Hawaii’s premier resource on child behavior, child development, parenting, caregiver support, and community resources.  Our experienced phone line staff will help you problem-solve parenting challenges and child and adolescent behavior.

Hours:  Monday-Friday 9am-7pm & Saturday-Sunday 9am-2pm.  We are closed on State holidays. Please call (808) 526-1222 or our toll free number at 1-800-816-1222.




Resource Directory

The Parent Line publishes a statewide listing of community resources for parents. To learn more, please refer to the tab at the top of the page. You can also click HERE for a printer
friendly version. Please click below for your respective island.

Kaua’i Resource Directory

Big Island Resource Directory

Maui, Moloka’i, & Lana’i Resource Directory

A Safe Sleep Guide for Parents

Here at The Parent Line, we believe Safe Sleep for Infants is an important topic to learn for new parents. We have the Safe Sleep Guide in 12 different languages! Please call The Parent Line (808) 526-1222 to order some.  :lol:

Click here for all Safe Sleep Guides!

0-3 Month Keiki Guide

The Parent Line publishes a guidebook for new parents with answers to questions and concerns about their newborn 0-3 months old. For additional months up to 36 months, please refer to the Infant & Toddler Development tab at the top of the page. Here is a printer friendly version. To order these guides, please call The Parent Line.

Parent Line Virtual Parenting Workshops!

Workshops are all held via Zoom. Please call The Parent Line (808) 526-1222 to attend and get the link! Click HERE for parenting workshops offered in August!

A Happy Start

We also have a guide to help your keiki get ready for Kindergarten! Please click here for a printer friendly version of A Happy Start.

Staying at home with keiki? Keep ‘em busy!

Check out “Storytime with First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige.” click here

Latest Storytime with First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige: click here

Storytime Take2 Interview with First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige: click here

How to have Important Conversations with your keiki

Click here for brief tips

Click here for a more detailed version