Online Programming

The 1st Circuit Kids First Program is offering online programming due to the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19. If you are scheduled to attend a Kids First class, please click and view each of the links below by the Friday following your assigned class date (e.g., If assigned to Wednesday, May 6th class, please view links and submit Feedback Form by Friday, May 8th).

Once you have finished viewing all of the links, please fill out and submit the Feedback Form and email the form to the appropriate circuit.

It is important to email the form in order to verify attendance.

Please download, complete, and email your completed Feedback Form and child(ren)’s Feelings Forms to the appropriate email below (based upon your assigned court).

Please contact your assigned court if you have any questions, or if you are having difficulty submitting your form.

  • 1st Circuit (O’ahu) – (808) 954-8280
  • 2nd Circuit (Maui) – (808) 244-2770

Supplementary Material

Below are some materials that you might find helpful to download and keep. These are not mandatory to read for the program, but we do encourage you to look them over.

Kids First Activities – Here are some other helpful activities for your children:

  • It’s OK to Have Fun – This activity can be used with children of all ages. Older children can write activities instead of drawing them. Encourage children to continue doing activities they enjoy during divorce or separation.
  • Caring Circle – This activity can be used with children of all ages. Help your child to identify people in their lives that they can turn to when things are stressful.
  • Getting To Know You – This activity can be used with children of all ages. Parents can turn this activity into a game by guessing what each other’s favorites are.
  • This video has some great examples from past attendees

Kids First Parents’ Handbook – Our resource guide for parents attending our program

SPEDUP packet – Our packet for kids with special needs

Tips for Families – A handy document with tips and advice as we navigate this pandemic together

Helpful Resources

Here are some other organizations offering resources and services that you might find helpful in your situation.

  • Domestic Violence Action Center (DVAC) offers crisis support and client advocacy for those affected by domestic violence.
    • Their Oahu hotline is (808) 531-3771 and toll free line is (800) 690-6200
  • Mediation Center of the Pacific is offering online or telephone mediations.
    • Their phone number is (808) 521-6767
  • Crisis Line of Hawaii offers mobile crisis services throughout the state of Hawai’i.
    • Their Oahu hotline is (808) 832-3100 and toll free line is (800) 753-6879
  • also offers some great resources on their website