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Aug 03, 2015

Bethany Hamilton about to paddle into Hanalei Bay to surf with wish kids!

Make-A-Wish Surf Camp Will Melt Your Heart

The Inertia

When she didn’t let losing an arm in a shark attack slow her down, Bethany Hamilton became a role model to young women, young surfers, aspiring adaptive athletes, and quite frankly anybody who can appreciate the human will to fight on. It’s a story that transcends surfing and has made Hamilton one of the most recognizable people to spend a life riding waves. These are things we all know. But it might be one of Bethany’s lesser known stories that’s the most touching of them all.

Jul 27, 2015

Pacific Business News

Make-A-Wish Hawaii Connects with Young Professionals

Pacific Business News

Make-A- Wish Hawaii is taking advantage of a demographic otherwise untapped by nonprofits — young professionals.
Studies have shown young professionals want to give their time, not money. Many of them have little of either to share, but there is a tremendous amount of interest, Make-A-Wish Hawaii has found.

Jul 21, 2015

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Make-A-Wish makes little girl’s wish for a puppy come true

KHON2 News

Once upon a time there was a little girl who wanted to have a puppy ...

Jul 09, 2015

KITV

UH Manoa welcomes budding biologist

KITV4

A large group of University of Hawaii students and faculty cheered the arrival of the very special visitor on Monday morning.

Jul 02, 2015

Todd Iacovelli, Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley, strikes a superhero stance with Ryan Chavoustie, AVP & Trust Operations Manager with Central Pacific Bank. Both Ryan and Todd are part of the Make-A-Wish Hawaii Young Leaders Board, which oversees the new Heroes for Hope society open to other young professionals.

Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i: Waffles for Wishes

Honolulu Magazine

The Young Leaders Board of Make-A-Wish Hawaii organized its first Waffles for Wishes event. This brunch-style event featured food prepared by local chefs and restaurants.

Jun 29, 2015

KITV

Make-A-Wish Hawaii holds champagne brunch event to help keiki

KITV4

Make-A-Wish Hawaii held a champagne brunch event to help Hawaii's keiki on Sunday.

Jun 29, 2015

khon2

Sunday brunch benefits Make-A-Wish Hawaii

KHON2 News

Granting a wish with breakfast — or brunch for that matter — was a thing Sunday morning as hundreds gathered at the Ward Village courtyard in Kakaako for Make-a-Wish Hawaii’s “Waffle for Wishes.”

Jun 29, 2015

Waffles for Wishes

PICS: Waffles for Wishes at Ward Village

Honolulu Pulse

Ward Village partnered with Make-A-Wish Hawaii on Sunday to host Waffles for Wishes, a special edition of the monthly Courtyard Brunch event at the IBM Courtyard.

Jun 29, 2015

khon2

‘Give Wishes Wings’ campaign to raise money and miles for 500 summer wishes

KHON2 News

You can give Wishes Wings! We’re talking about Make-A-Wish Hawaii and the organization's attempt to make 500 wishes come true this summer.

Jun 27, 2015

KITV

How you can be hero by buying brunch

KITV4

Ward Village is hosting the Waffles for Wishes brunch that helps support the Make-A-Wish foundation.

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Honolulu, HI 96805
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