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The Power of Matthew's Wish

Matthew
As a mom, it was amazing to see that all these strangers made this magical day for him. I am so grateful to everyone that had a part in Matthew’s wish. It is a week he will never forget, and I know he will cherish it forever.

Aug 24, 2015

The Power of Matthew's Wish

Matthew
As a mom, it was amazing to see that all these strangers made this magical day for him. I am so grateful to everyone that had a part in Matthew’s wish. It is a week he will never forget, and I know he will cherish it forever.

My Life Now with Jin

Jin
Jin, now 17, has already started college, utilizing KCC’s summer program. He’s full steam ahead in an engineering track, noting that his dream career would specifically be in aeronautical engineering.

Aug 11, 2015

My Life Now with Jin

Jin
Jin, now 17, has already started college, utilizing KCC’s summer program. He’s full steam ahead in an engineering track, noting that his dream career would specifically be in aeronautical engineering.

My Life Now with Reid

My Life Now with Reid
Reid was having a normal day at school up until his dad picked him up early to go to the hospital. Results had just come in from what his pediatrician initially suspected to be “Cat’s Scratch Disease.” Turns out, it was cancer.

Jul 28, 2015

My Life Now with Reid

My Life Now with Reid
Reid was having a normal day at school up until his dad picked him up early to go to the hospital. Results had just come in from what his pediatrician initially suspected to be “Cat’s Scratch Disease.” Turns out, it was cancer.

Donovan's Wish Inspires His Future

Hilo Welcome
I remember a bunch of people waving and calling my name when we arrived at Hilo airport. I was not expecting the surprise welcome...

Jun 02, 2015

Donovan's Wish Inspires His Future

Hilo Welcome
I remember a bunch of people waving and calling my name when we arrived at Hilo airport. I was not expecting the surprise welcome...

From Quinn to You

Know the impact of your kokua. Wish Kid Quinn, from Georgia, had the family trip he always dreamed of this past February. We couldn't have done it without you, our supporters.

Apr 09, 2015

From Quinn to You

Know the impact of your kokua. Wish Kid Quinn, from Georgia, had the family trip he always dreamed of this past February. We couldn't have done it without you, our supporters.

Following Donovan - His wish is coming true!

Make-A-Wish Hawaii held a surprise Wish Reveal party at the Capitol Place Theatre Room in Honolulu for our 1000th local Wish Kid, Donovan. After a limo pickup greeted his family and friends in Kailua, Donovan was led to believe we were simply gathering to celebrate his 13th birthday.

Mar 30, 2015

Following Donovan - His wish is coming true!

Make-A-Wish Hawaii held a surprise Wish Reveal party at the Capitol Place Theatre Room in Honolulu for our 1000th local Wish Kid, Donovan. After a limo pickup greeted his family and friends in Kailua, Donovan was led to believe we were simply gathering to celebrate his 13th birthday.

A Life-Changing Wish for Micah

As any nonprofit, we rely on community support - but the depth and variety of partnerships we rely on at Make-A-Wish Hawaii are truly unique.

Mar 27, 2015

A Life-Changing Wish for Micah

As any nonprofit, we rely on community support - but the depth and variety of partnerships we rely on at Make-A-Wish Hawaii are truly unique.

My Life Now - President Obama wishes to meet Wish Kid Graham!

Graham and James
After Wish Kid Graham's dream trip to Hawaii, he pursued his bracelet-making hobby to raise funds for childhood cancer research. After selling 34,000 and raising about $50,000, he caught the eye of President Barack Obama, who wrote him a letter with an invitation to The White House.

Mar 20, 2015

My Life Now - President Obama wishes to meet Wish Kid Graham!

Graham and James
After Wish Kid Graham's dream trip to Hawaii, he pursued his bracelet-making hobby to raise funds for childhood cancer research. After selling 34,000 and raising about $50,000, he caught the eye of President Barack Obama, who wrote him a letter with an invitation to The White House.

Coming Together for Micah

Meet 4-year-old Micah, a brave Wish Kid battling a life-threatening medical condition on top of seizures. His heartfelt wish is to be able to live comfortably with his family despite the medical equipment that surrounds them.

Mar 18, 2015

Coming Together for Micah

Meet 4-year-old Micah, a brave Wish Kid battling a life-threatening medical condition on top of seizures. His heartfelt wish is to be able to live comfortably with his family despite the medical equipment that surrounds them.

From Tiare to You

Know the impact of your support. As a statewide nonprofit, we receive no government funding and rely on community contributions. Thanks to your support, Hawaii Wish Teen Tiare recently flew to California for her No. 1 wish to cheer with the San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush Cheer Team! She shares her heartfelt gratitude below.

Mar 17, 2015

From Tiare to You

Know the impact of your support. As a statewide nonprofit, we receive no government funding and rely on community contributions. Thanks to your support, Hawaii Wish Teen Tiare recently flew to California for her No. 1 wish to cheer with the San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush Cheer Team! She shares her heartfelt gratitude below.

About this Blog

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 critical illnesses 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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