Feb 22, 2015
The Maui News
Make-A-Wish Hawaii recently presented 93-year-old Maui resident Emily Bott with its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of her more than 20 years spent granting wishes for Maui keiki battling life-threatening medical conditions.
Jan 27, 2015
Pacific Business News
Make-A-Wish Hawaii is launching a volunteer recruitment campaign to fill a shortage of about 145 volunteers statewide to help grant the wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses.
Jan 02, 2015
Macy’s celebrated its sixth annual National Believe Day in support of Make-A-Wish. The event took place at Macy's Ala Moana Center, where 18-year-old Damon received his wish to have a decked-out beach accessible wheelchair.
Jan 02, 2015
This event is among ways local keiki can have fun while learning about the importance of giving back as a part of (Make-A-Wish’s) Kids for Wish Kids program.
Dec 24, 2014
About 3,000 people participated in the benefit run for Make-A-Wish Hawaii, dedicated to enriching the human experience by granting wishes for children with serious illnesses.
Dec 23, 2014
Thousands turned out Sunday tonight for the Jingle Rock Fun Run which raised money for the Make-A-Wish Hawaii.
Dec 22, 2014
Thousands of runners, both young and young-at-heart, turned out in Kakaako for a good cause on Sunday. Make-A-Wish Hawaii’s second annual “Jingle Rock Run” first kicked off in the afternoon with a Keiki Sprint, and then a 5K run for adults in the evening. The route took runners through the sparkling Downtown Christmas lights, and eventually ended at Mother Waldron Park.
Dec 18, 2014
“There’s no crying in Macy’s!” That thought rang through my mind last Friday, while being among hundreds of onlookers who saw Macy’s grant the wish of a young man named Damon at Ala Moana Center, as part of the Believe campaign.
Dec 15, 2014
Race into the holidays with Make-A-Wish Hawaiiʻs 2nd Annual Jingle Rock Run on Sunday, December 21 at 6 p.m. Families, friends and even pets are welcome to participate in this festive 5K. Proceeds from the race benefit Make-A-Wish Hawaii, a nonprofit organization that helps to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Dec 15, 2014
‘Tis the season for dreams and wishes to come true. And that’s exactly what happened for 18-year-old Damon from Kaneohe Friday night. Damon wanted a tricked out wheel chair and he got it thanks to Macy’s, and Make-A-Wish Hawaii.