By Jade Stice, Family Hui Program Manager Parents can feel overwhelmed by the challenges of parenting. Family Hui Hawaii provides..
By Kacy Strickland, executive director, Kokua Compassion Group “Lani,” a sixth-grader with a quick smile and a sweet but shy..
By Greg Payton, CEO of Mental Health Kokua Mayor Kirk Caldwell has declared June 5 Mental Health Kokua Day, and..
By Judy Journeay, HYOC parent and volunteer Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus (HYOC) is the longest-running community youth chorus in Hawaii...
By Dr. Glenn Pang, Board Chairman, Waianae CARE Waianae CARE Inc. consists of a group of diverse individuals (physicians, educators,..
By Nancy Banh, community outreach coordinator, American Lung Association Breathe in, breathe out. Seems pretty easy, right? Unfortunately for some,..
By Cathy Betts, executive director, Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women Ten years ago as a young law..
By Scott Nishimoto, VP Workforce Development & Community Relations, Abilities Unlimited Dawna Zane was a senior at Kalani High School..
Kokua Hawaii Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by Jack and Kim Johnson, supports environmental education in the schools and..
By Jason Fujihara, president, Ohana Komputer Ohana Komputer is a nonprofit corporation that teaches computer skills to disadvantaged residents in..
By Dorian Nakamichi, communications/development specialist, Helping Hands Hawaii In 2004, Mary Anne experienced the lowest point in her life. Embarrassment..
By Delorese Gregoire, director of Winners’ Camp Hawaii Leadership Academy Since I founded Winners’ Camp three decades ago, more than..
By Nola Faria, program director, Hawaii Cord Blood Bank Hawaii Cord Blood Bank (HCBB) is an independent, nonprofit community-service organization..
By Kiersten Faulkner, executive director, Historic Hawaii Foundation Historic Hawaii Foundation organized in 1974 to preserve and protect historic places..
By Robert N.E. Piper, executive director, Honolulu Community Action Program “We would like to thank HCAP and Kumuhonua Transitional Living..
By Marjorie Ziegler, executive director, Conservation Council for Hawaii For the past 65 years, Conservation Council for Hawaii has worked..
By Dr. Stephen Kula, President/CEO, Legacy of Life Hawaii Five years ago, Sarah Chee was told she had less than..
By Lyn Moku, Director of Lanakila Meals on Wheels The month of March mobilizes hundreds of local Meals on Wheels..
By Jacque Vaughn, community relations director, Hawaiian Humane Society The Hawaiian Humane Society’s mission to promote the human-animal bond and..
By Destiny Carrillo, program coordinator, TeamBuilding-Hawaii How do you build a responsible teenager with expectations of success for high school..