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May 15, 2015


Making Wishes Come True

The Molokai Dispatch

Ten-year-old Molokai boy Felix has had more than his fair share of challenges. Diagnosed with a progressive, genetic disease called Duchenne muscular dystrophy that causes muscle mass loss and weakness, he’s spent a lot of time in doctor’s offices. But for his 10th birthday, he forgot all of that and spent a week as a normal, happy kid, fulfilling his wish to visit Florida’s Disney World.

Apr 30, 2015


Make-A-Wish Hawaii Grants Boy's Wish to Become A Police Officer

Fox News

Police officer for a day! Make-A-Wish Hawaii helped make five-year-old Daidap's dream of joining Honolulu's finest come true. (via KHON2 News)

Apr 29, 2015


Boy becomes HPD officer for the day


In part of Make-A-Wish Hawaii, a little boy who faced 9 open heart surgeries became part of the Honolulu Police Force Tuesday.

Apr 28, 2015


Make-A-Wish Foundation makes 5-year-old’s dream come true

Hawaii News Now

Five-year-old Daidap only dreamed of being a police officer, and on Tuesday, Honolulu police and Make-A-Wish Hawaii teamed up to make his wish come true.

Apr 28, 2015


Boy, 5, becomes ‘junior police chief’ thanks to Make-A-Wish


A young boy’s dream came true Tuesday when he joined Honolulu’s finest. The Honolulu Police Department and the City and County of Honolulu partnered with Make-A-Wish Hawaii to grant Daidap's wish of becoming a police officer.

Apr 17, 2015


​Make-A-Wish Hawaii hires new development director

Pacific Business News

Make-A-Wish Hawaii has hired Lani Kaaa as its new director of development after a year-long search.

Apr 14, 2015

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Bite Me Sport Fishing grants wishes for Make-A-Wish keiki

West Hawaii Today

Bite Me Sport Fishing granted the wishes of five children facing life-threatening illnesses recently as part of an established partnership with Make-A-Wish Hawaii.

Apr 08, 2015


Hawaii Jewelers Assocation shares aloha with Wish Kids

MidWeek Hawaii

Make-A-Wish Hawaii has long been making dreams come true for Hawaii’s keiki, and it’s all thanks to partnerships with organizations like Hawaii Jewelers Association (HJA) and Jewelers for Children.

Apr 08, 2015


Catching up with Siana Austin Hunt

MidWeek Hawaii

In the past few years since Siana Austin Hunt joined Make-A-Wish Hawaii as its executive director, the nonprofit organization has experienced a trajectory of tremendous growth.

Apr 02, 2015


KHON Living 808 - Hawaiian Pie Company


Check out this Living 808 segment on Hawaiian Pie Company, which played a special role in making Katie's Wish to Hawaii extra sweet while also raising funds for local wish kids.

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