Return to mobile version

In the Media

Mar 27, 2018


Young heart patient visits San Diego medical team that saved him

Fox 5

A young boy from Hawaii is celebrating his 11th birthday by visiting the San Diego medical team that repaired his heart, allowing him to live a normal life.

Mar 22, 2018


Soldier recognized for volunteer work with children

Hawaii Army Weekly

For Sgt. 1st Class JaNesse Simpson, better known as Ja’, serving the community is a way of life. “Ja’ always puts his whole heart into volunteering for us, whether he is helping out at events or serving our keiki as a wish granter,” said Make-A-Wish Hawaii Volunteer Outreach Manager Will Phelps. “I am so grateful for his can-do attitude.”

Mar 12, 2018

Ja and Ella

One of UH baseball's biggest fans gets her wish


A local girl who just recently battled a brain tumor will soon have her dream come true - a trip to the happiest place on earth thanks to Make-A-Wish Hawai'i.

Mar 11, 2018

Trailblaze Challenge

20-Mile Hike Raises $51,000 for Make-A-Wish Kids

Maui Now

Forty-three hikers participated in the 20-mile journey, raising more than $51,000 to grant the wishes of Hawaiʻi children with critical illnesses during the inaugural Make-A-Wish® Hawaiʻi Trailblaze Challenge fundraiser held on Saturday, March 10.

Feb 06, 2018


Check Out This Magical, Harry Potter Hideaway Built by Make-A-Wish Hawaii

Honolulu Magazine

Deserving wish kid Pomai had dreamed of a Harry Potter-themed hideaway—a space to call her own—for months. On Feb. 3, Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i made that dream a reality. Her wish was officially granted in her backyard at the family’s Lā‘ie home where friends, family and those involved in creating Pomai’s dream hideaway helped unveil her completed space.

Aug 08, 2017


Kapaa Boy Has Wish Granted

The Garden Island

LIHUE — Make-A-Wish Hawaii’s summer is off to a great start with an amazing wish revealed on Kauai.
Kapaa wish kid Harper was diagnosed in 2015 with a rare cancer affecting his body’s connective tissues. The 8-year-old has an immense curiosity for travel. Interestingly enough, it is the journey that thrills him even more than the actual destination.

Jun 27, 2017

Wish kid Tyrell has quite the fan club of wish granters, Young Leaders and Heroes for Hope who wanted to be in his selfie during his grand send-off! Photo by Rayen Watanabe.

2017 Waffles for Wishes

Honolulu Magazine

Move boozy brunch with your gal pals from your usual café to Ward Village this month, for all-you-can-eat treats from some favorite local restaurants, including Square Barrels, Ravish and Arancino. Proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Jun 22, 2017

Island Honda

Mahalo to Island Honda

Lahaina News

May was a great month for the local auto store Island Honda, but it was also very successful for two local charities, including Make-A-Wish Hawaii. Fifty dollars per car sold (new or used) went to each of the deserving charities.

Jun 17, 2017


KITV - Avas Wish Reveal


KITV's Mackenzie Stasko helped Make-A-Wish surprise a Wish Kid Friday morning LIVE on Good Morning Hawaii.

Jun 12, 2017


Living808 - Waffles for Wishes


Siana Hunt, President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Hawaii, joins us to talk about the big Waffles for Wishes Fundraiser coming up this weekend. She’s joined by Sam Suiter from Kai Coffee, one of the many food and drink vendors that will be at the vent.

10 wish kids from across the nation ,

I wish to surf with Bethany Hamilton

Bethany Hamilton brings Soul Surfing to a whole new level


Make-A-Wish® Hawaii

223 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

Tel. 808.537.3118
Fax 808.536.5566

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1877
Honolulu, HI 96805

Wishful Thinking

Make-A-Wish Hawaii's e-News filled with inspiring mission moments of wishes being granted here in Hawaii.


Go here to sign up for Hawaii Wish News!

You might also be interested in ...

Make-A-Wish® Hawaii
P.O. Box 1877
Honolulu, HI 96805
(808) 537-3118 x100