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Mahalo Once Upon a Wish! Volunteers

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Mahalo to all our volunteers who made our 5th Annual Wish! Gala an enchanted evening full of magic and wonder!

You helped us create an unforgettable event that allowed guests to leave the world behind and step foot into our Once Upon a Wish fairytale at the Sheraton Waikiki. Your hard work was seen throughout the fantastical event; whether you helped set up the ballroom, the silent auction area, or "brought the light" by passing out lightsabers, you created the magic that guests saw and felt throughout the evening. 

Flip through the slideshow below to see photos of volunteers at Once Upon a Wish! And check out more photos from the event on our Facebook page.

If you have photos from the event, upload them onto Facebook with #hiwishgala.

  • Volunteers help out in the grand ballroom of the Sheraton Waikiki. Photo courtesy of Darcy Fiero Photography.

  • Volunteers help out in the silent auction's "For the Home" section. Photo courtesy of Darcy Fiero Photography.

  • The "Just for Kids" silent auction volunteers! Photo courtesy of Darcy Fiero Photography.

  • Make-A-Wish intern and volunteer Deion helping out our gala guests. Photo courtesy of Darcy Fiero Photography.

  • We even had volunteer storm troopers! Photo courtesy of Kevin Lubera.

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Wish Blog gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the wonderful work happening at Make-A-Wish® Hawaii. See how the wishes of local keiki battling life-threatening medical conditions come together and how they change lives forever. Hear directly from those who work or volunteer here, or from those in your neighborhood who have been transformed by a wish in some way. Discover why we are so committed to achieving our vision of granting the wish of every eligible child, every year.

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