Adopt a Waiting Child

A Philippines Adoption Story

How to Prepare for Your Home Study

Adopted Kids Are Just Like Other Kids

Born in Baku

Meet William, who was born halfway around the world in Azerbaijan but grew up in Hawaii. He shares his thoughts on adoption and life.

Adopting the Older Child

HIC’s Executive Director, Kristine Altwies, discusses older child adoption From China with guests, Jaydee Wagner – Adoptive Mother/Director of China Adoptions – Hawaii International Child and Mary Swanson – Adoptive Mother/Older Child Adoption Advocate.

Being A Kid

Join HIC’s Executive Director, Kristine Altwies, as she welcomes special guests Essence (13 years old) and Luyanda (8 years old) to discuss what it’s like to be adopted, from a kid’s point of view.

Adopting a Waiting Child Panel

HIC Adoptive Parents talk about adopting the older or waiting child and what it means for their family.

Long Ago in China…

Join HIC’s Executive Director, Kristine Altwies, as she discusses adoption and life with Lenore Peterson — a single mother who adopted her daughter, Maya, from China.

Adopting An Older Child From The Philippines

MJ Abe, HIC's Philippines Program Director, shares her experiences helping older children find their forever families in America.

Family -- A music video