Waiting for You: Kennedy

April 11, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Kennedy is a beautiful and joyful little girl, born in September of 2012, who loves to wear dresses and skirts! One day after her foster mother bought her a new skirt, she stood in front of the mirror admiring herself and beamed happily when her foster mother said, “Kennedy is just like a fairy in …Read More

Meet Melody!

March 29, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Melody, born in January of 2013, is a little peanut who couldn’t be cuter! Melody knows the nanny who takes care of her and is very close to her. She is described as smiley, shy, and energetic. She recognizes the other children in her room and enjoys playing with them. Melody feeds herself with a …Read More

Twins! Meet Ames and Auggie

March 20, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Ames and Auggie are adorable twin boys born in February of 2016. Ames and Auggie currently live in the orphanage. They have both been in a Lily Orphan Care Center (LOCC) since March of 2016. Ames has not had any recent illnesses and has been in good health, but he has been receiving rehabilitation training. …Read More

Find My Family: Johnny

March 16, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Johnny was born in April of 2008 and is diagnosed as having a deformed skull, strabismus, and a mouth that slants to the right. It is very likely that he has hemifacial microsomia. He was reported to have normal physical development and a ready smile. Sadly, Johnny’s file was prepared when he was an infant …Read More

Waiting Child Spotlight: Jerry

March 9, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Jerry is a cute little boy, born in June of 2017… so he is just one year old! He is closest to his caretaker and likes to play with baby toys. Jerry has motor and language delays, but has been receiving rehabilitation training and early education as well. When his file was prepared in August, …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Magnolia

March 2, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Magnolia is a precious little girl, born in August of 2013, and described as extroverted and sweet tempered. And, oh my goodness, those cheeks! She is fairly active, talkative, and has quick reaction time. Magnolia enjoys singing and listening to music. She gets along well with others and likes playing outdoors with her friends and …Read More

Find My Forever: Ember

February 20, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Ember is an adorable little girl, born in January of 2010, who lives with a foster family. Ember is very close to her foster grandparents and to her teachers. She plays well with the siblings in her foster family and the other children in her class. Ember likes blocks, puzzles, and games. She loves to …Read More

Meet Landry!

February 15, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Landry is a beautiful girl, born in February of 2011, who is described as generous and thoughtful. Landry enjoys listening to music, playing with stuffed animals, and playing outside. Her caregivers describe her as energetic, extroverted, and occasionally a bit obstinate. When she is unhappy, Landry’s caregivers comfort her by giving her gifts or holding …Read More

Urgent Waiting Child: Rupert

February 9, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Urgent waiting child Rupert was recently recalled to his orphanage; he has a $5,000 Bright Futures Agency Grant and up to $10,000 Older Child Grant with Reece’s Rainbow! Smiley Rupert, born in July of 2007, had been in care of Bethel for the blind since he was two years old. Tragically, Rupert was recalled to …Read More

Find My Family: Oliver

January 31, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

In honor of National Glaucoma Awareness Month, the waiting children with glaucoma shared over the next few days are eligible for an additional $1,000 grant with Madison Adoption Associates. It is Madison’s hope and prayer that these grants will help ease some of the financial burden so that families can say “Yes!” (If you haven’t …Read More

Waiting For You: Thadd

January 30, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

In honor of National Glaucoma Awareness Month, the waiting children with glaucoma shared over the next few days are eligible for an additional $1,000 grant with Madison Adoption Associates. It is Madison’s hope and prayer that these grants will help ease some of the financial burden so that families can say “Yes!” (If you haven’t …Read More

Urgent Child Spotlight: Harlow

January 29, 2019 Children Who Wait 4 Comments

In honor of National Glaucoma Awareness Month, the waiting children with glaucoma shared over the next few days are eligible for an additional $1,000 grant with Madison Adoption Associates. It is Madison’s hope and prayer that these grants will help ease some of the financial burden so that families can say “Yes!” Beautiful Harlow was …Read More

Meet Ella!

January 28, 2019 Children Who Wait 2 Comments

Ella, born in April of 2012, is described as the happiest girl at the orphanage. Diagnosed with delays and an abnormal CT scan, she has updated photos, videos and information that paint a picture of how very well she is doing now. Someone who has met and spent a lot of time with Ella over …Read More

Find My Family: Keane

January 25, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Keane, born June of 2011, is a smart boy with bright eyes and the sweetest, shy smile. Keane was born with meningocele and hydrocephalus. He has had surgery to treat both. A recent update, which included this photo (below) and this video, reported that he is very respectful to adults in his life and that …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Alexa

January 14, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Alexa is a beautiful girl with so much potential! She was born in June of 2010, but didn’t come into the care of her orphanage until around four years of age. She was very sad, which is to be expected, but gradually adjusted to life in the orphanage. As she adjusted, she became much more …Read More

Waiting Child Spotlight: Piper

January 9, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Piper is a smiley and joyful girl, born in September of 2010. She is described by her caretakers as obedient and active, but is sometimes sensitive and impatient. Piper has good self-care skills and is able to dress, toilet, and eat independently. She likes to play with other children and is gentle with them. Piper …Read More

Find My Forever: Dawson

January 5, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Dawson is a smart, handsome, and optimistic boy, born in April of 2007 with congenital heart disease, specifically TGA (for which he has since had surgery), VSD, and pulmonary atresia. From 2010 until 2013, Dawson lived in the orphanage. In May of 2013, Dawson entered a foster family and he still resides with his foster …Read More

Meet Tesia!

January 1, 2019 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Tesia is an adorable little girl, born in November of 2014 with low muscular tension. She cannot stand on her own, but does like to move around in a walker. Tesia doesn’t yet speak any words, but she can understand, follow instructions, and respond when called. Tesia is a quiet, obedient, and smiley little girl …Read More

Waiting For You: Liam

December 29, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Handsome Liam, born February of 2016, has low vision and mild cerebral palsy. Liam has been under the care of Bethel since December of 2016. He can see and recognize faces, reaches out for toys he sees around him, and will go towards a toy or caregiver across the room. He is not blind, but …Read More

Meet Beatrice!

December 26, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Beatrice is a beautiful girl, born in June of 2016, with a precious smile and gentle spirit. She was living in a foster family sponsored by Love Without Boundaries, where she had an older foster sister who absolutely adored her. Her latest update, which you can read below, reports that she is back in the …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Maya

December 19, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Hold onto your hearts! Maya, born May of 2014, is a beautiful little girl who almost always wears that gorgeous smile. She was born with cerebral dysplasia and found to have Hep B in June of 2016. She went into the hospital shortly after and now takes regular medication, allowing her condition to be stable. …Read More

Find My Family: Siam

December 15, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Siam is a sweet little boy, born in March of 2015, with an engaging personality and a cute toothy smile. Siam was under the care of Show Hope, but unfortunately had to return to his orphanage in December of 2017. Siam was very close to his friends at Maria’s Big House of Hope and adored …Read More

Waiting Child Spotlight: Leta

December 9, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Leta is a precious little girl, born in April of 2016 with Down syndrome. Leta can sit, crawl, walk, play clapping hand games, and pick up small objects with her fingers. She likes to play with toy drums, rattles, and the toy piano. If Leta hears music, she will be happy and shake her body …Read More

Meet Klodia!

December 5, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Klodia, born in September of 2007, is a sweet girl who loves playing games and chatting with her primary caretaker. She is cooperative and gets along well with other children. Klodia is outgoing and helpful. She likes to smile and laugh and when she does you can see her adorable dimples! Klodia wakes up at …Read More

Urgent Waiting Child: Mary Kate

November 30, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

MaryKate is a sweet, spunky, sensible, talkative, and optimistic girl, born in December of 2007. She gets along well with the other children and she enjoys playing aeroplane chess, singling, dancing, and building things with Legos. She does not enjoy running. MaryKate was born with beta thalassemia major and being adopted would absolutely extend, if …Read More

Waiting for You: Calvin

November 27, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Calvin is the cutest little boy, born in December of 2012 with complex CHD: dextrocardia, complete VSD and ASD-B type, DORV. Calvin lives in a loving foster family on the orphanage grounds.He is active, likes talking, and is full of curiosity. Calvin is described as smart and is said to have strong study abilities. He …Read More

Find My Forever: Naomi

November 24, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Look at that sweet smile! Adorable Naomi, born April of 2010, is a gentle and shy girl who likes to help take care of the younger children. She loves her teachers and is especially good about sharing her toys and food with the other children. Naomi is quiet, but she does speak in sentences and …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Jansen

November 20, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Well isn’t he the cutest little graduate you ever did see? Jansen is a precious little boy, born in October of 2010, who is described as lovely and admirable by his caretakers. He is independent and takes care of himself by getting dressed and bathing independently. Jansen enjoys playing with toys of all sorts and …Read More

Find My Forever: Emmett

November 14, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Emmett is an adorable, obedient, and polite boy, born in June of 2010 with Down syndrome. Emmett has the absolute best smile! He has a great foster family who takes him to all of the orphanage events and activities and he has received education through the One Sky Foundation. Emmett is able to walk, run, …Read More

Meet Elia!

November 11, 2018 Children Who Wait 4 Comments

Oh my goodness! Darling Elia is an active, smiley, and loved little girl… and just so darn cute! She was born in February of 2015 with Down syndrome and a congenital heart defect – VSD. Elia has good fine motor skills. She is closest to the caretaker who looks after her and really likes to …Read More

Find My Family: Ridge

October 26, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Ridge is an extroverted, active, and smiley little boy, born in June of 2016 with Down syndrome. Ridge lives with a foster family and is attached to his foster mom. He can stretch his hands out to ask his foster mom for a cuddle and can make sounds of da-da. Ridge can crawl, walk with …Read More

Waiting Child Spotlight: Isabella

October 24, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Isabella is an adorable little girl, born in April of 2014, with a contagious smile and laugh. Isabella loves to be cuddled and teased by her caretakers. She is an easy child who likes to play with toys. She especially likes musical toys, playing games, and playing with balls. Her fine motor skills are normal …Read More

Waiting For You: Pacey

October 22, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Pacey is a precious baby boy, born in May of 2017 with Down syndrome and a congenital heart defect – ASD. Pacey is kind-hearted boy who gets along well with the other children and who is good at sharing his toys. Pacey likes being silly with his caretaker and is happy when his caretaker teases …Read More

Waiting To Be Chosen: Topher

October 20, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Topher is an incredibly cute little boy, born in September of 2016 and diagnosed with HIE and backflow of PV. Topher likes baths and will dance for joy when he is put into the bathtub. When he is sleeping, he likes to suck a soother or his own hand. He would often fall asleep in …Read More

Meet Rylynn!

October 16, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Rylynn is a joyful little girl, born in June of 2014. She has been diagnosed with glaucoma and cataracts (both eyes), nubecula of both eyes, no anterior chambers in both eyes and has been in the care of Show Hope. Due to her vision impairment, she was attending school during the day at Bethel from …Read More

Waiting For You: Jamison

October 12, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Jamison is a happy little boy with a warm smile, born April of 2011 with a cleft lip and palate. In August of 2015, Jamison underwent surgery to repair his cleft lip and is said to have recovered well. Jamison is an active and talkative little guy who enjoys toys, games, and reading picture books. …Read More

Find My Forever: Alice

October 10, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Alice is an adorable little girl, born in January of 2015. This sweet girl has been through a lot in her short life, having lost both of her eyes to retinoblastoma. She has been in remission since her operation and now has prosthetic eyes. Alice has such a bubbly personality and is very attached to …Read More

Waiting To Be Chosen: Samson

October 8, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Samson is a handsome and clever boy, born deaf in August of 2009. In September of 2013, Samson had cochlear implant surgery. He is currently studying at a cochlear language training school and is performing well. His teachers praise his fast progress. Though it took him a while to adjust to the school and being …Read More

Find My Family: Maggie

October 6, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Beautiful Maggie is a precious little girl, born in July of 2012. She was received into orphanage care at the age of three. In July of 2017, she was moved to New Day Foster Home. It didn’t take Maggie long to fit right in with her new friends at New Day. Her laugh has filled …Read More

Meet Jasper!

October 2, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Jasper, born in July of 2015, is an adorable little boy who sure loves to drum! He is sweet, active, and funny and is said to love to play. His favorite toys are brightly colored balls and toys that make musical sounds. Jasper was born with Down syndrome, undescended testicles, and congenital heart disease – …Read More

Find My Family: Davi

September 28, 2018 Children Who Wait 2 Comments

Davi is an adorable baby boy, born in August of 2017, who is described his caretakers as quiet and lovely. Davi was born with down syndrome and congenital heart disease – VSD and ASD. He was weak as an infant because of the CHD, but received surgery to repair the ASD and VSD in March. …Read More

Waiting for Wings: Perry

September 26, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Perry is a handsome and sweet 13-year-old boy born in July 2005. He is full of smiles and so very ready to have a family of his own! Perry participated in an Ambassadors of Hope camp in the fall of 2015. He was the oldest of all the kids in his group, at just ten. …Read More

Waiting for You: Striker

September 20, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

This handsome two year old little guy seems to be doing very well! Striker can walk, crawl and play with toys. He sounds very social and enjoys being around other babies. His nurses say he is such a good baby and very adorable… we sure can see that! Striker’s special need is male gonad hypoplasia …Read More

Benjamin’s Turn

September 16, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Three and a half years ago, Holt learned about seven children who needed families from a small but exceptional orphanage in China. One by one, six of those children were matched with their adoptive families. One by one, they said their goodbyes and left the orphanage to start new lives with their forever families. Benjamin …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Sofia

September 14, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Sofia is an absolutely beautiful little girl, born in February of 2013 with Down syndrome and congenital heart disease – ASD, VSD, and PDA. One month after surgery to repair Sofia’s heart, it was discovered that her trachea had been injured while she was intubated during surgery. At that time, she underwent a tracheotomy and …Read More

Find My Family: Genevieve

September 12, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Beautiful Genevieve! Born in August 2006, Genevieve is now 12 years old and is quite the performer. She enjoys singing and dancing for her friends. Can you imagine how much joy she would bring to a family of her own? Genevieve was found by police when she was about 3 years old. After much investigation …Read More

Meet Eliza!

September 10, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Eliza is a joy-filled little girl, born in March of 2016 with Down syndrome and congenital heart defects: complete atrioventricular septal defect, ASD, and PDA, all of which she has had repaired. Eliza has the best smile and is such a happy little girl… with the most kissable cheeks! She is currently living with a …Read More

Find My Family: Ayla

September 8, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Ayla is a beautiful little girl, born in July of 2013 with Down syndrome and congenital heart disease (VSD and PDA). She joined a foster family in 2015 and is well loved by her foster family. Ayla can walk unsupported and get dressed and undressed by herself, choosing her outfit because she likes to look …Read More

Meet Pierce!

September 6, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet Pierce! Pierce is new to the list at Hawaii International Child. He is a handsome, active, and fun-loving 9 year old boy. Pierce came into care at about 7 months of age. His development has been on target since that time. Pierce was given a brain CT when he was 7 years old, which …Read More

Find My Forever: Hosanna

September 4, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Hosanna (aka YuYu at Little Flower), born October 2016, is quiet and introverted, but quick to smile to those she knows. She loves to be held by her caregiver, and while sitting in their lap will stare up at them happily. A curious baby, she likes to pick up small toys to play with, and …Read More

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