May 05, 2016
A young Newman girl’s “Make-A-Wish” trip recently sent her and her entire family to Hawaii. Five-year-old Addison Martins’ wish was to learn to hula dance... and that dream became reality over the spring break from school. Addison suffers from a rare syndrome known as megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalisas, a disorder which prevents the intestines and bladder from functioning properly.
May 04, 2016
U.S. Army News
Dylan is a soldier through and through, but his medical condition disqualifies him from a future in the military. Make-A-Wish Hawaii gave him the opportunity to enlist in the U.S. Army and live the life of the soldier he should have been.
Apr 28, 2016
An Orion teen living with lymphoma was granted her wish to visit Hawaii through the Make-A-Wish Hawaii and Illinois programs. Ava, 16, was diagnosed with the blood cancer and has continued to stay active with volleyball and participating in her school’s spirit squad. Her wish was to see clear blue water with her parents and two brothers. The family arrived by limo to the airport before enjoying parasailing, swimming with dolphins, snorkeling and riding ATVs on the island.
Apr 04, 2016
Kaimana, 15, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2014. He says the ocean takes the pain away and now he has a special gift to help with that. His wish to have a four-man canoe help him serve the world as "Jesus' taxi driver," helping to lift the spirits of his community and spread hope, strength and joy to other kids who might be battling childhood cancer as well.
Apr 04, 2016
Many wish kids wish to go somewhere or have something that is far removed from their condition, but not Jarod. This wish teen wished for the opportunity to confront the symptoms of his diagnosis head on; by racing in the Ford Island 10K Bridge Run in Hawaii via Make-A-Wish Hawaii.
Mar 31, 2016
A first grader who has been fighting cancer since he was one-years-old is headed on a dream vacation
Mar 21, 2016
An 11-year-old Kailua girl named Ella comes home to find a surprise of a lifetime. Her wish, to have a backyard treehouse, had come true.
Feb 12, 2016
The Garden Island Newspaper
The Make-A-Wish Hawaii Surf Camp with Bethany Hamilton granted the wishes of 13 children with life-threatening medical conditions from across the country on the shores of Kauai, at Hanalei Bay.
Jan 13, 2016
Nanakuli wish teen James miraculously overcomes devastating odds and recovers enough to go on a wish experience of a lifetime, to meet the Atlanta Falcons.
Dec 14, 2015
13-year-old Julie gets a surprise of a lifetime at Macy's Ala Moana for National Believe Day. Her wish to go to the Sapporo Snow Festival is being granted!